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  1. Renegade

    IIcx/ci/Quadra 650/PM7100 power supply disassembly procedure ?

    Hi, I'd like to disassemble my Quadra 650's power supply to replace the stock fan by a silent one. I remember disassembling several PSU like this 20 years ago (when I started my collection), but I forgot the how-to procedure. So, I'm afraid of doing it the wrong way and ending up with a PSU...
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    Beige G3 ADB problem

    Hi, I just took my beige G3 DT out of the basement. It boots without any problem, but after a few tries the ADB connector ceased to work. It could be a broken solder joint on the connector, but I was wondering if the Gossamer mobo also has a fuse for the ADB circuit. Thanks to anyone who can...
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    Could these be Lisa CRTs ?

    Hi, Currently in the process of moving my whole collection, I stumbled upon 3 of these new-old-stock CRTs. As you can see, the sticker reads "YK1208 - E37984 Type 90912" by Clinton Electronics Group. Thanks to anyone who can confirm !
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    Sil3132 Flashing (SATA II) (G5) (PCIE)

    Hi, I realized that both Firmtek and Wiebetech sold Sil3132 based controller cards for late-2005 PowerMac G5. I had a Sil3132 card sitting in a drawer so I decided to give it a try. Fortunately, this card has a 4mbit eeprom. The firmware file (ROM.3132.2SE2) was taken from Firmtek's latest...
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    68-pin to 50-pin adapters question

    Hi guys, Most of us use this kind of 68-pin to 50-pin adapter: (both ends are male) They aren't that expensive, but I have found cheapers models of that kind : (both ends are female) My question is : will the latter work if plugged bewteen a mac 68k mobo and a 68-pin scsi flatcable...
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    Registered ECC SDRam in G3/G4 ?

    Hello and Happy New Year to you guys ! Just wondering: do B&W G3s and pre-MDD G4s accept ECC Registered memory modules ? I know that standard and registerd ram should'nt be mixed, but what if the G3/G4 ram banks are populated only with registered ecc ? Cheers.
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    G4 gigabit / dead 2nd ATA bus

    Hi, I recently bought a G4 Gigabit mobo from an ebay seller. It arrived few days ago undamaged, but after testing it this aftertoon, I detected a weird problem. The second IDE bus is not working (the one for optical drive). In fact,the Apple System profiler doesn't even show the 2nd IDE...