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    Replacement power led for quadra 800

    Can anyone recommend a suitable one? I'm afraid that whatever generic led I buy will be way too bright. The original was very subtle and I really hate bright glary leds so I'd like the replacement to be similar... Thanks.
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    What is the best Usb Wifi dongle for a PowerPC Mac?

    I just use one of the below units configured as a wireless bridge connected to the computers ethernet. Works on any mac with ethernet and avoids all messing around with drivers and wifi configurations. Got a quadra 700 sitting next to me right now connected to my home network via one of these...
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    Booting 9.2 on Cube with Encore ST 1.7 cpu...

    Is it possible? I am having no luck doing so. It will boot and load extensions, but freezes on the loading screen after the extensions have loaded before going to the desktop. With extensions disabled, it freezes in the same place just with no extensions loaded. I have the Sonnet firmware...
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    Scored a beat up Quadra 950

    I was watching it on ebay too, and had the exact same intention of using the 601 card in my 700 if the 950 was truly a gonner - decided I didn't need any more projects in the end! Good to see it's in capable hands!
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    Hi, yeah the problem appears to be independent of the VRM - same on both. If you didn't see my other thread, I got it working with a wireless bridge instead of direct connection to the router. I don't know why, but it works now. On the heatspreader, I left the foil on the heatsink side, I just...
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    G4 cube becomes unstable when ethernet is connected

    No, I am in the UK. Well, I have an update. I did the large folder duplicate and it worked fine. I have some cheap wifi bridges/endpoints laying around that I use at work so I decided to try one of those. It's on a very short (about 15") ethernet cable. With that it is running just fine. Been...
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    G4 cube becomes unstable when ethernet is connected

    Thanks for your thoughts, I really appreciate it. I am 99.99% sure it's just the ethernet. If the machine is just idling on the desktop with nothing running it will sit like that indefinitely, sleep and wake no problem, launch applications and go back to idling etc., but when I plug the...
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    I made a new post in the proper subform about this as I have been working on it; https://68kmla.org/bb/index.php?threads/g4-cube-becomes-unstable-when-ethernet-is-connected.38641/#post-417773 I discovered that it's some how related to the ethernet. I can launch every app on the drive...
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    G4 cube becomes unstable when ethernet is connected

    In this thread; https://68kmla.org/bb/index.php?threads/unexpected-surprise-in-a-g4-cube.38554/ I noted I was having problems with the machine locking up with a spinning beachball and had attributed it to disk problems. After a bit of tinkering I found out that the machine is actually rock...
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    I have the Artmix VRM installed and all good, got the cube online and launched safari, and got a few pages in and soft hang. As in it all locks up, but the gradual lock up with spinning beachball that comes with a failing hard drive. Something is not right with the SSD that I'm using. Seems any...
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    That's reassuring thanks! I don't have much to go on to say whether it's a cube processor or not. The SG4K designation doesn't appear anywhere in Sonnets knowledge base or manuals that I can see. Cube processors are apparently designated on SG4C, but this old newegg listing shows the SG4K part...
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    Thanks for the warning, it's my first cube but I did a lot of reading before I bought it, so I know what the result of burning out the vrm is. Impatience and the desire to tinker would not allow me to leave it alone until I got the new VRM! I have tried to be careful not to do anything to pull...
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    Thanks for the comments :) I made a usb boot of the tiger dvd and it booted off of that, so I hooked up a mini-pcie ssd>44pin>40pin and installed it on that, and it booted and ran fine but needed the sonnet firmware patch as it was showing 0Mhz cpu. I had a weird false start when trying to...
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    Unexpected surprise in a G4 cube...

    Bought a clean cube a little while ago on ebay, came with a really nice boxed 20" cinema display, and I was really pleased to get one in nice cosmetic condition. I have been struggling to get it to boot properly, I had to the point where it would boot an existing 9.2 installation to loading...
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    Beta's New Unit (7100/80 AV)

    I have a soft spot for the 7100, I had a 7100/66 that saw me through university. It was already old at that point - I attended uni between 97-01 - but I was on a tight budget and couldn't afford anything newer. Many hours were spent by me and a few of my flatmates playiing FA18 Korea, even did...
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    G4 cube slot loader fix

    The slot loading dvd drive on my recently acquired cube was extremely sluggish to eject and would not inject fully without assisting the mechanism. I completely stripped it and cleaned and lubed the moving parts to no avail, and tried the trick to shrink the belt in boiling water that seems to...
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    G4 Cube, power button led weirdness

    I doubt it, I had the cable disconnected and reconnected multiple times at both ends while I was messing with it. A mystery!
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    G4 Cube, power button led weirdness

    Well, it works now. I have no idea why :) I removed the inner shell from the outer shell and cleaned everything and put it back to together...
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    G4 Cube, power button led weirdness

    No electrolytics on there that I can see... Just to clarify, the power button works perfectly, not overly sensitive or insensitive, seems totally fine. It's specifically the led that doesn't work when the shell is fitted...
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    G4 Cube, power button led weirdness

    I recently picked up a nice Cube, was holding out for one with good plastics for a long time, and finally picked up a good one. It needs a little work, optical drive is dead, no hd, but it boots. One thing that has me stumped is the power button led. When I first turned it on, it started right...
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