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    Why are PowerBook 3400s (and especially the power boards) so unreliable?

    That powerboard is the issue on mine. It starts squealing and wont boot up. The last one i had worked until one day the display wouldn’t turn on. At least i made a bunch of money selling the parts.
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    Mac IIci No Power

    I would get a different power supply And recap the board
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    Powerbook 3400c powerboard

    Good point i checked the solder and its fine it makes a small squealing noise during startup on the powerboard
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    Powerbook 3400c powerboard

    My Powerbook 3400 i just bought does not want to stay on. I found out it is the powerboard under the trackpad that is bad and causing it to shutdown during startup. Is this capacitor related or something else? Thanks
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    Apple iic issue

    Thanks now after taking it apart the cables are connected to the floopy drive and keyboard so not sure what that is for. The video out connection jack is solid. Some of the wires from the weird mod disconnected and now the iic wont turn on at all after i put it back together lol I’ll deal with...
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    Apple iic issue

    I cant get the apple iic to display anything on the screen and it has a weird cord inside, whats wrong with it? When i first bought it displayed weird characters on the screen. Now no video signal. Anyone know what the weird plug is? Thanks
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    Powerbook Duo 230 appears dead

    If the power port smells like fish the capacitors leaked and could damage the board if youplug it in again
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    Powerbook 170 not powering up

    Sounds like junk to me just replace the motherboard
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    Opening Mac se

    I know this was probably posted but the issue is the screw inside the handle is stripped and I can't use the hex  tool to open the SE. Somebody put it in tight and I don't think there's another screwdriver that can fit under it. Is there another way to open it without breaking the plastics? Thanks
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    on duo 2300c hd issue

    Well I was able to find the new old stock 2300c board online and I just put a scsi hard drive in it tonight. So far it's working. I also ordered the ata cable online also. But if it kills another drive I just give up 
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    on duo 2300c hd issue

    Hello my powerbook duo 2300 has been through 5 hard drives and every single one has stopped working after being used in this duo. I know these drives have limited life but I'm sick of getting new drives for this thing and it's too suspecious that good drives keep failing only in this machine...
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    Powerbook 3400c Ebay find (finally)

    Good job removing the pram battery in it. That's what destroyed mine
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    Mac se problem

    So I got this Mac se it's in really bad conditon it smells like sewage and mold. Anyway it turns on and runs but the screen is off. It was fine for a while then it adjusted itself so now it's stretched and I can't adjust it. Also the sound is really low . Any ideas? Thanks. 
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    IIci won't start

    get another board then. or its a bad trace mabie?
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    PowerBook 100

    any of the 100 series adapters work. its a great machine but probably wont do anything until you recap the board and screen
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    Powerbook 160 LCD woes

     its greedy people who find it somewhere in there mamas basement and either sell it for 600 or they will just recycle it. They are pretty dumb and actually think its worth more then $10 becuase they see the prices they go for on ebay. The old junk pc prices are no better
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    poop

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    Performa 475 beeping???

    well the beeping could of been a secret bomb inside the performa. could also be the speaker
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    Powerbook150 hinges extremely stiff

    used a drill bit 
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    Powerbook150 hinges extremely stiff

    yes. i just made the one hinge looser basically it worked on my powerbook 170 and 145b and thinkpad. if you make the hole to big it will be to much loose. 
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