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Hi, Thanks for the suggestion of APM Tuner x... 1,256 Views / 18 Replies  
Hi,

Thanks for the suggestion of APM Tuner x but after googling for half an hour I've come up with nothin. Tips? Help?
Posted by wilburguy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 05:09 PM, in Mac Notebooks
What I expect is a MacBook Pro that does not: ... 4,671 Views / 56 Replies  
What I expect is a MacBook Pro that does not:
1. Whine when the CPU is idling.
2. Get burning hot.
3. Have a buzzing inverter board
4. Have a right speaker that does not distort.
Posted by wilburguy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 07:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I put a 160 gig Seagate Momentus in my 1.67... 1,256 Views / 18 Replies  
I put a 160 gig Seagate Momentus in my 1.67 AlBook. I love the space but like many Seagate drives, it developed a click/clunk sound that happens every minute or so that is driving me nuts. I will be...
Posted by wilburguy, on Jun 16, 2006 at 07:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Time to upgrade 1Ghz TiBook to 1.5Ghz AlBook? 515 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

I've got a 1Ghz Titanium PowerBook with 1G RAM, an 80gig 5400rpm drive and a 4x superdrive. It's 2 years old, and other than a bit of pink appearing in the bottom corners of the screen on...
Posted by wilburguy, on Jan 12, 2005 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, Just thought I'd chime in here. I'm a... 4,543 Views / 77 Replies  
Hi,

Just thought I'd chime in here. I'm a recording studio owner/engineer and i did some testing of various bitrate AAC files compared to a full resolution AIFF. I was using my 1 ghzTiBook with...
Posted by wilburguy, on Apr 30, 2003 at 08:49 PM, in Applications
The IPod will not play AAC/MP4 format. Bummer,... 733 Views / 4 Replies  
The IPod will not play AAC/MP4 format. Bummer, huh? Another thing I just discovered. My ITunes library directory recently took a dump. I deleted all the prefs and library files. I opened ITunes, it...
Posted by wilburguy, on Mar 9, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Ya wanna hear vacuum cleaner? Run your battery... 2,638 Views / 30 Replies  
Ya wanna hear vacuum cleaner? Run your battery down to 25%, plug in the adapter and open a web browser and download anything. Try recording anything in Bias Peak while charging. It's so loud you...
Posted by wilburguy, on Mar 8, 2003 at 10:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OUCH! I feel you pain PowerBook brother! 901 Views / 10 Replies  
OUCH! I feel you pain PowerBook brother!
Posted by wilburguy, on Jan 22, 2003 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: FWIW- ProTools is not yet OSX compatible and ... 1,635 Views / 15 Replies  
FWIW- ProTools is not yet OSX compatible and plug in compatability will not come along for several months.
Posted by wilburguy, on Jan 22, 2003 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1Ghz TiBook and digital audio (NOT!) 1,006 Views / 11 Replies  
Hi guys,

For all you audio folks out there looking to do editing on a Ghz TiBook, I'm here to tell you that the fans required to properly cool this machine will require you to work in headphones....
Posted by wilburguy, on Jan 19, 2003 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine too. I wonder what a drop of oil would do? 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
Mine too. I wonder what a drop of oil would do?
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 30, 2002 at 06:29 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One week later- Well, it's one week since I... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
One week later-

Well, it's one week since I got my noisy PowerBook back from Apple repair where they replaced the logic board. I had been under the impression that is was quieter and was so...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 28, 2002 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW- my prroblem was not with the right side fan... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
FWIW- my prroblem was not with the right side fan being on, but the loudness of the fan.
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 21, 2002 at 09:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I use my TiBook with a Digidesign MBox and... 2,723 Views / 54 Replies  
I use my TiBook with a Digidesign MBox and ProTools for remote recording and editing back at the studio. In January ProTools 6 for Mac OSX comes out and then its GOODBYE OS9!!!
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 20, 2002 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi. My name's Will and I'm a PowerBook addict... ... 2,445 Views / 54 Replies  
Hi. My name's Will and I'm a PowerBook addict...

I started with a 400Mhz Pismo, then a TiBook 550, and now a 1Gig TiBook. With the exception of a G4 733 tower to run my ProTools rig at the studio,...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 20, 2002 at 09:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called tech support three times and escalated... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
I called tech support three times and escalated to product specialists twice. Only one of those folks suggested that i send it in for evaluation. So I sent it to Tekserve in NYC who is is an...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 20, 2002 at 07:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well kids, the story of Will's "blow dryer" right... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
Well kids, the story of Will's "blow dryer" right side fan has come to an end. I got my PowerBook back from Apple repair. They replaced the logic board and I'm happy to say that the right side fan no...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 20, 2002 at 05:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WARNING! Ordering your new PowerBook from Apple... 693 Views / 14 Replies  
WARNING!
Ordering your new PowerBook from Apple with the extra memory make your computer a "build to order" and therfore not elegible for the 10 day money back return policy.
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 19, 2002 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PoisonTooth- I am one with the actual... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
PoisonTooth-

I am one with the actual problem. As I stated earlier, I have no problem with the right side fan being on. The problem is that my right side fan is so loud as to warrant comments from...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 18, 2002 at 11:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Personally, I don't have a problem with the right... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
Personally, I don't have a problem with the right side fan by the power plug being on all the time. I have a problem with how loud it is. Mine sounds like a blow dryer.
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 18, 2002 at 08:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
attn Lokjah, Tomster! 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
attn Lokjah, Tomster!
How are you making out with your replacement PBs?
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 16, 2002 at 08:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok Boys, Knock it off! We're trying to help each... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
Ok Boys, Knock it off! We're trying to help each other. Personally, I'm psyched that there is a fix for the right side noisy fan issue. maybe i don't have to sell mine!

Let's review. The problem...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 15, 2002 at 10:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
A final update on my 1Ghz fan noise problem. The... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
A final update on my 1Ghz fan noise problem. The guys at TekServe compared my side fan noise (by the power plug) with another identical machine owned by one of the techs there and HIS IS EVEN LOUDER!...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 11, 2002 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hi, I just counted and there are 12 of us in... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
Hi,

I just counted and there are 12 of us in this forum with the right side fan problem. Apple does not read or respond to these forums. It is therefore VERY important that ALL of us complain to...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 11, 2002 at 12:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been battling the exact same problem on my... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
I've been battling the exact same problem on my 1GHz PowerBook. Mine is at an Apple repair depot being checked out.

My 550 never got THIS loud with little or no load on the CPU. It only came on...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 3, 2002 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been leading a thread on this very topic.... 13,926 Views / 268 Replies  
I've been leading a thread on this very topic. FWIW- My 1GHZ PowerBook does the same thing. The right fan comes on for no apparent reason (ie. no heat/low cpu usage) and stays on longer than I think...
Posted by wilburguy, on Dec 1, 2002 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The new models have a new fan up by the power... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
The new models have a new fan up by the power switch as well as the one in the back. I think the 800 only has one.
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 27, 2002 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's off to TekServe in NYC to be checked out.... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
It's off to TekServe in NYC to be checked out. BTW- If you are not hip to TekServe, they are AWESOME!
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 27, 2002 at 03:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This time I tested both the 1ghz and my old 550.... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
This time I tested both the 1ghz and my old 550. Recorded with Peak on both machines, but with the 1Ghz machine throttled down in the energy saver.
At 17:15 both back fans kick on at ther same time....
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 27, 2002 at 02:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Some testing and conclusions: Those of you... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
Some testing and conclusions:

Those of you who do not have a problem with fan noise apparently do not do any sort of audio or video work with your machines. If you want to hear the fan noise in...
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 27, 2002 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Azark, you said that "The quiet fan run more... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
Azark, you said that "The quiet fan run more often, but is OK."

Which fan do you mean, the back center or top right corner fan?

Then you said "The higher fan is really quieter than the 550's...
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 26, 2002 at 11:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I did call tech support at both Apple and... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
I did call tech support at both Apple and TekServe in NYC. Both techs confirm that the new fan in the 1 ghz PowerBooks comes on more often and can be "quite audible" Apple suggested that i run it...
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 26, 2002 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW_ My 550 was not this loud. I'm torn. I could... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
FWIW_ My 550 was not this loud. I'm torn. I could sell the old 550 today, but i just don't know about the noise.

Otherwise, the machine freakin rocks!
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 26, 2002 at 11:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Unfortunately, recording music is what i do.... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
Unfortunately, recording music is what i do....
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 26, 2002 at 11:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I did a test between my 550 and 1Ghz. Both... 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
I did a test between my 550 and 1Ghz. Both plugged in. Ran MPG video of same Star trek on both machines. I started them at the same time. At 20min, the 1Ghz side fan kicks in full bore, measuring...
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 26, 2002 at 11:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
1Ghz fan noise 3,335 Views / 54 Replies  
Hi,

I replaced my PowerBook 550 with a new 1Ghz with 1 gig ram and a combo drive. The fan noise is unbearable, much louder than my 550 and coming on more frequently. The fan that comes on is...
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 26, 2002 at 08:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
transfer to new machine!!! 760 Views / 6 Replies  
Hi-
Ordered my 1Ghz TiBook!! So, with Jaguar, what is the best way to get my info off my old 550 to my new PowerBook? Drag my apps and home folder? Is it that simple?
Posted by wilburguy, on Nov 13, 2002 at 09:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have a TiBook 550. I live on it, mostly in OSX.... 818 Views / 44 Replies  
I have a TiBook 550. I live on it, mostly in OSX. I do all the usual stuff, email, web surfing, word processing, and i have it networked to a bunch of other machines at both home and work. I can also...
Posted by wilburguy, on May 9, 2002 at 08:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I bought the Brenthaven 1 from the Apple store... 679 Views / 11 Replies  
I bought the Brenthaven 1 from the Apple store and I love it.
Posted by wilburguy, on Apr 15, 2002 at 08:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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