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  1. IlikeTech

    iMac G3 Slotload 350MHz No power

    Hi all, I'm looking at a 350MHz iMac for a friend.  It doesn't power on when the button is pressed at all.  I can hear the high voltage come up for a second, and then slowly discharge when the button is pressed.  The Power LED doesn't come on, or even flash.  I don't hear the CRT degauss.  I do...
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    Supermac Spectrum 24PDQ

    Does anyone have one with a more recent ROM or know where I can find one?  I have a card, but it has the original 1.0 rev ROM, and that really limits it's compatibility. Thanks!
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    PowerBook 14x or 170, 180 Battery NiMH recell

    So I recently replaced the cells in my PowerBook 145B battery, and it works great, charges without a problem, and gets decent life.  The only issue is the fact that the battery monitor build into the OS is designed for NiCAD Cells, when I recelled with NiMH as you can't get NiCADs anymore.  Is...
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    Best video card for 500 MHz Sawtooth?

    I'm looking for the best card with OS9 accelleration as well as 10.4 for my 500 MHz Sawtooth.  I use a DVI monitor, and it would be best if the card could output 1920x1200.  What are my options?  Probably not going to play too many games, and I don't have a preference between ATI or nVidia. Thanks!
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    Powerbook 5300c Power Issue

    Hi, I was recently given a PowerBook 5300c.  I resoldered the power connector, but that didn't help.  The issue I'm having is that most of the time, when I plug it in, the sleep light comes on, and the power key does nothing.  I can't get it to boot.  I pulled the PRAM battery, but that didn't...
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    Beige G3 Strange Issues

    I just got a beige G3, and It had a bad power supply.  I replaced it with the an ATX unit, and after cleaning the board with alcohol, it booted up.  However, now it won't boot.  It chimes with ram installed, but I don't get any video.  If I remove the RAM, I get a crash.  It doesn't seem to...
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    Mac IIci NuBus Issues?

    I am having weird symptoms on my IIci I just recapped.  It works just fine except it doesn't seem to detect the NuBus card I am trying to install.  I am trying to install a Radius Rocket, which I know works, because I have used it in another system.  It doesn't show up in tattletech, and fails...
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    SE/30 Serial Port Repair

    On my newly recapped SE/30, everything works great, with the exception of the serial ports.  Completely dead.  I tried a looper cable and it didn't work. What should I try first. Thanks!
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    Radius Rocket!

    Thanks so much to @nglevin for sending me a radius rocket!  It is the 33 MHz model!   You cant beat free for something like that! I’ll test it soon!
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    SE/30 Simisamac recovery

    Help! My new SE/30 is Simisamaced.  It has the vertical lines pattern.  I have removed all of the caps, and cleaned the board. My question is, what caps are needed to boot?  I want to start checking traces before I fix the caps.  I have pulled the video rom and ram and I get the same symptoms...
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    JetPack for SE/30

    I just had an idea.  If someone can get the IIsi's NuBus adapter working in the SE/30, you could build a thing that goes on the back and holds the adapter as well as a Radius Rocket.  That would be one blisteringly fast SE/30. Also, you could call it a JetPack for added awesomeness.
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    System 7 install LC 520 board in Color Classic

    If I try to install any version of System 7 on my newly LC520-ified CC, it says it isn't compatible.  I have tried custom install, and that just makes a mess by installing everything.
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    SE/30 Symtom ID

    What symptoms are these?  Wierd. I am considering buying @Alex's SE/30 Board, and I am curious as to what the symptoms are.  BTW:  How many layers is the SE/30 board? Thanks
  14. IlikeTech

    Color Classic Questions

    I plan on putting 7.1 on it.  Does this make sense?   Can I run appearance manager on 7.1? Thanks
  15. IlikeTech

    Color Classic c6 cap connections

    Where do the pins on c6 go?
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    List of Mouser part numbers for Color Classic Caps?

    I'm getting a CC, and it needs to be recapped.  What part numbers do I need.  There are so many options and I want ones that will actually fit, but I don't know much about choosing them. Thanks
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    I got so lucky! 2011 MacBook Pro

    Someone fairly recently gave me a MacBook Pro 2011 15 inch with what was thought to be the dreaded GPU failure.  I helped them pull the hard drive, and they took it to get data off of it.  I took it home, and with a little testing determined that there was nothing wrong with it and it just...
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    Woohoo! iBook G3 Clamshell Battery Rebuild Sucess!

    I just got a Clamshell with a completely dead battery.  I decided I wanted it to work, so I took apart a working, but used battery.  I transferred the cell pairs into the housing, and connected it all up again.  It isn't perfect, and the housing is held together with electrical tape, but boy...
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    iBook G3 Clamshell

    Here goes!  I recently traded iBook G4s for an iBook G3 clamshell!  It works great, although the cosmetics are not the best! I also immediately recelled the battery, and so far, it's been running 3 hours on a charge! Thanks @jack for your time!
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    iBook G3 cd rom drive wont stay closed

    I have an iBook G3 clamshell with a pop out cd drive that won't stay closed.  It works fine and reads cd's if you hold it or tape it shut, but it won't latch.  Can I have some help fixing it? If not, will anyone sell me a drive for really, really cheap?