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WTB: Apple Radeon 5870 491 Views / 0 Replies  
Looking for an original Apple Radeon 5870 graphics card.

I bought a nVidia (EVGA) GTX 570 which will work with Lion but I found I need to be able to use Snow Leopard which doesn't support the...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 24, 2012 at 09:54 PM, in Marketplace
I tried the driver linked in the post below and... 97,815 Views / 27 Replies  
I tried the driver linked in the post below and it seems to work. Its v 1.5.1 vs 1.5.1A that I tried before.


http://forum.insanelymac.com/lofiversion/index.php/t75301.html
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Oct 26, 2008 at 11:41 PM, in Networking
Lori, that would be great! I'll send you a PM. 97,815 Views / 27 Replies  
Lori, that would be great! I'll send you a PM.
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Oct 24, 2008 at 10:14 PM, in Networking
Alfa AWUS036H USB Wireless Adapter 97,815 Views / 27 Replies  
I just got an Alfa AWUS036H high power USB wireless adapter. It works *great* on my PC laptop, picks up everything!

But I can't get it working on my iMac under 10.5.4.

I tried the Realtek...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Oct 22, 2008 at 11:26 PM, in Networking
I've used Transmission ever since Azureus started... 1,511 Views / 37 Replies  
I've used Transmission ever since Azureus started that media distribution mess. I've never heard of a client for OS 9 or earlier. Is there anyway to download torrents on a pre-OS X Mac other than...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:15 PM, in Applications
I think I found the solution. I have a Linksys... 1,132 Views / 6 Replies  
I think I found the solution. I have a Linksys WRT54G router that I'd bought because I heard about the DD-WRT firmware. Loaded that, set the router as a client bridge, and connected it to my iMac...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Extending Wireless on 2008 iMac 1,132 Views / 6 Replies  
Is there a way to extend the wireless range on the April 2008 24" iMac? I'm trying to access a free wifi network (city project in Philly) and just barely getting a signal. I'd like to pull in as...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
'08 iMac FW 400/800 / USB Speed 602 Views / 3 Replies  
Are some or all of the Firewire and USB ports on the 2008 iMac on the same bus? Wondering about the possibility of striping across the two FW800 ports, possibly others. Not enough drives to test...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Aug 3, 2008 at 02:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
[WTB]: Quadra 700, 800, 8100, 8500. and/or 9500 480 Views / 2 Replies  
Looking for one or more of the following. Case condition is more important than specs. If it looks good but only has a working logicboard and power supply that's good enough.

Listed in order of...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Jun 19, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in Marketplace
OS X Drivers for HP 7400c Series Scanners 478 Views / 0 Replies  
HP wants to charge $10 to ship a CD with the OS 9 or OS X drivers. All the Win drivers are online. Does anyone have OS X drivers they could share? I've got the document feeder and VueScan doesn't...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 18, 2008 at 09:02 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The stores near me said they could only upgrade... 2,495 Views / 20 Replies  
The stores near me said they could only upgrade memory. I planned to order a 2.8 GHz with 500GB drive and the 8800GS from Apple. I'd heard about Amazon and others possibly offering $100 rebates so...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 3, 2008 at 11:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
If you DO have a VCR to play the tapes and you... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
If you DO have a VCR to play the tapes and you have a digital camcorder it may have an analog pass-thru - check the manual. You would connect the VCR to the analog input on the camcorder and it...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Apr 10, 2008 at 08:27 PM, in Applications
That's the way to go unless you want to capture... 591 Views / 4 Replies  
That's the way to go unless you want to capture from the VCR yourself which requires some sort of capture device for your iMac. If you don't have a VCR, don't have many tapes, and don't foresee...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Apr 10, 2008 at 08:24 PM, in Applications
Safari, Firefox - Constant Hard Drive Access? 536 Views / 1 Replies  
I don't know if this is an OS X issue or hardware issue but it seems to be related to browsers so I'll put it here with Apps.

Lately when I'm running Safari or Firefox there are times when the...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Apr 10, 2008 at 08:19 PM, in Applications
How'd you find one with that config, specifically... 2,368 Views / 14 Replies  
How'd you find one with that config, specifically the 500GB drive and 7600GT w/ 256MB? Just luck? They don't have any with those specs listed now and I haven't been able to find a 7600GT anywhere...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Apr 5, 2008 at 12:35 AM, in Mac Desktops
I found out how to make all the files visible on... 647 Views / 2 Replies  
I found out how to make all the files visible on the discs and was able to copy OS9General.dmg off disc 2. The other discs contain apps - which I could care less about at this point.

After a lot...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Jan 6, 2008 at 02:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Help: eMac OS 9 Restore 647 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got a 1 GHz/133 MHz FSB eMac. I bought it specifically so that I could use X and 9. It's been happily running 10.4 for awhile now and I just bought OS 9 restore CDs.

There's 3 CDs. I put...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Jan 5, 2008 at 05:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sonnet Tempo Trio For Win Flashed to Mac? 709 Views / 1 Replies  
Just moved two 200GB ATA drives from my PC to my Quicksilver. And remembered no large drive support! :\

Years ago when I first go into Macs (and decided I'd upgrade an 8500 to run 10.2 haha) I...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Aug 16, 2007 at 02:44 PM, in Hardware Hacking
OS 9 Compatible FC Card? 604 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know of a 1Gb/s fibre channel card that works in OS 9? I expected to find an old card from ATTO but so far no luck.
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Jun 2, 2007 at 04:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Bothering with running 2 systems at once and... 1,023 Views / 11 Replies  
Bothering with running 2 systems at once and transferring over a network is just what I'm trying to get away from. The SGIs are O2s, Octanes, Fuels (though I don't have a Fuel), etc. The question...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Jun 1, 2007 at 06:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OK, thanks. I don't recall ever watching a DVD... 589 Views / 5 Replies  
OK, thanks. I don't recall ever watching a DVD under OS 9 and if its that bad I'll skip it. I've always like the playback under X. It seems to be better than on any of my PCs which are all more...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 11:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Because a SCSI solution has the potential to work... 1,023 Views / 11 Replies  
Because a SCSI solution has the potential to work with other systems such as my SGIs. There are plenty of people who would love to be able to pull photos onto one without needing a PC or Mac as an...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 06:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I was considering this... 1,023 Views / 11 Replies  
I was considering this (http://www.mpl.ch/t2321.html) but need to hear back on some questions and need to find someone who sells it.

This LEM article (http://lowendmac.com/mail/06/0615.html) is...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 05:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I no longer have a Quicksilver, I just hold onto... 1,023 Views / 11 Replies  
I no longer have a Quicksilver, I just hold onto the nick since it was my first G4 and first new Mac. :)

Cheap's not the point, plus a SCSI solution would let me use it on other systems that lack...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 04:14 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Because the Mac I'm using doesn't have USB and I... 1,023 Views / 11 Replies  
Because the Mac I'm using doesn't have USB and I don't want to waste a PCI slot with a USB card when the only reason I would need USB would be for a card reader.
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 03:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hot-swappable SCSI or ATA Compact Flash Reader 1,023 Views / 11 Replies  
I know there are SCSI and ATA compact flash readers out there. I want to use my camera's SD card in a SD->CF adapter in such a reader. I've seen several that might work but I want something that...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 03:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DVDs on Beige G3 - No PCI Card 589 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm making ridiculous upgrades to a Beige G3 to be used as an OS 9-only system. I've got a DVD-ROM in my minitower and have heard there is a way to play DVDs on the Beige without upgrading with a...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on May 30, 2007 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Best OS 9 Compatible AGP Graphics Card 2,115 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got a Quicksilver dual 1GHz with the original Geforce4 MX. Thinking about upgrading the graphics card but I have some OS 9 only hardware and software that I occasionally play with.

Whats the...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Nov 23, 2006 at 01:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got it working! For some reason putting my... 636 Views / 6 Replies  
I got it working! For some reason putting my test hard drive on Master instead of cable select allows it to boot off the ATA-100.

Now to look into bumping it up to 167MHz from 133 ;)
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Sep 29, 2005 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Help! MDD ATA-100 Dead? 636 Views / 6 Replies  
Just picked up a MDD dual 867 that the previous owner says wouldn't boot. Figured the problem was a damaged hard drive or OS install but it appears to be the ATA-100 bus. Swapped in a spare drive...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Sep 29, 2005 at 08:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
WTB: Mirror Drive Door MDD Logicboard 359 Views / 1 Replies  
Just bought a MDD with a dead logicboard off ebay. Need to replace the board. I don't know what year MDD it is but I'm assuming all MDD logicboards will fit. If I'm wrong on this I'd appreciate it...
Posted by quicksilverG4, on Jul 21, 2005 at 05:07 PM, in Marketplace
PC Adaptec 39160 SCSI to Mac 1,036 Views / 0 Replies  
This may be common knowlegde but I don't see it posted here so I thought I'd share my limited flashing knowledge. ; )

As mentioned in this article from xlr8yourmac:
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Posted by quicksilverG4, on Oct 25, 2004 at 10:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
 
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