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    G4 Quicksilver wont turn on

    Recently I won a quicksilver G4 Power Macintosh for a good price stated as parts. Took a chance and it does not work. Was badly taken care of seemed to have been left out in a barn as there was mouse stuff inside of it. Literally took the whole thing apart and cleaned everything. Here's the...
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    G3 AIO Molar Macs wont start

    Hello there. So I recently acquired two G3 Molar macs from a friend. Both were stated as having screen issues. Neither of them work. One will give a mac bong and the other wont. Both will power on and display the green led and I can hear the fans spin up as well as the HDD's on both machines. I...
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    MDD Power Mac G4 freezes upon boot up

    Hey there. So I have an issue with my power mac G4 MDD the 876 MHz model. Recently won a bid for two, one works great this one, not so much. Had to replace both hard drives as they just clicked. Installed mac OS 9.2.2 for MDD power macs on them. The one machine works perfect, the 876mhz one wont...
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    Performa 476

    Morning all. So recently dug out the Macs again and as always one gives issues. Another 476 is exhibiting the same exact symptoms as another LC 475 I have. They both start up give happy bong, then chimes of death. Both of them do the exact thing. Its always the 475's - 6's it seems like. Anyone...
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    Playing audio cd's

    Hi everyone. Have a question. Is it possible to pop in an audio CD and have it played through the Macintosh? I have not been able to get this to work on any machine that did not physically come with a CD rom drive built in. Am I missing something here or??? I mostly want this for the pizza...
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    Macintosh II and system 7.0

    Greetings. Thank you all for help getting the Macintosh II up and running. I installed 8 megs of memory in it using 8 1mb simms, it had 2mb in it to begin with using all 8 simm holders. Those memory chips seemed smaller than the ones I am  using now. Anyways I have system 7.0 on it and it works...
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    Macintosh II

    Heyyy all. Whats up? So, I have this Macintosh II computer which I re-capped the MoBo, snipped the batteries off and the machine starts every time with the battery jump method but wont boot. As I understand the diskette drive in there is only an 800k one and the Macintosh II wont take a 1.44 mb...
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    Perhaps a bad speaker? G3 desktop Macintosh

    Hi there. Was wondering if anyone has heard of Macintosh speakers going bad. I have a G3 desktop Macintosh with the oblong speaker in that beige casing. Anyways turning the volume up makes it sound bad, almost like the voice coil is blown but I hear no rubbing from the speaker by manually moving...
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    Greenish tinted screen Macintosh Centris 650

    Hello. Was wondering if anyone out there knew what would cause a Centris 650 to have a green tint to everything on the screen. Even the grey start up screen has a green tint; Like a light green, pea green tint. I tried it on a CRT monitor as well as an LCD monitor. Both yield the same results...
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    Macintosh IIci

    Hey there! Have an odd question and am wondering if it is at all possible. I have a dead Macintosh IIci that has been recapped but still does not want to boot. Gives half of a chime and turns off. It keeps doing this. Anyways I was wondering if it would be a possibility to remove the FPU from...
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    Macintosh LC ii Chimes of Death

    Hello there!  Someone recently asked me a question about how to fix the HDD's so it got me in the mood to take out my Macs....Its been a while since I used them but less than a year ago. Upon testing them so far they all work but one Macintosh LC ii gives me the chimes of death right away when...
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    LCii sounds cause screen to jiggle

    Hey there. So I decided to take out my Mac LC's and play with them...Its been a while since and I found out that they do not like to sit for periods of time with no use. Two of the Macs had stuck HDD's, but a quick flick of the wrist with the HDD in hand fixed those issues. One LCii developed a...
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    External CD Rom Drive

    Hello there.  I have a question with something. I'm trying to hook up an external CD Rom drive to a Macintosh Performa 476. I'm thinking I might just need a driver but not sure. The Macintosh can see the CD drive as when I use SCSI Info it lists is as a Pioneer CD-Rom DR-124x. However, there is...
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    Power Mac 7200/90 mhz?

    Greetings. Hope you are all well. I have a rather odd question. I have a power Macintosh 7200/90 and it works and all but when I use Tech Tool pro to check its specs; tech tool reports the processor as running at 75 mhz and it says the system reports the speed as 90 mhz. According to Apple its...
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    Macintosh LC no sound

    Greetings! I am a long time reader, new member and first post. I think its fantastic that there is people who are into these awesome machines and there is a site totally devoted to this. Awesome! I can remember my first taste of a Macintosh Computer it was when I was in fifth grade. I first saw...
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