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  1. TimHD

    Laserjet II ntx Error Lights on power up

    Do you mean the "High-Voltage Power Supply" per the Service Source manual, or was it on the DC board or DC power supply? (Haven't been inside the iintx for a while - recall it was quite a disassembly but I went all the way in to check everything as best I could.
  2. TimHD

    Laserjet II ntx Error Lights on power up

    I had similar scenario with my NTX. Did replacing the AC power block capacitor fix everything? Where is it located so I can test/replace?
  3. TimHD

    IIfx 16MB SIMMs -- Thanks Doug!

    Great work! I'd be interested in getting 8 simms if you do end up making a production run of these. I'm sure here must be some others on here after those SIMMS and have no way of producing their own!
  4. FYI - You can source 3D printed versions of these nowadays, both clear and platinum coloured. http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Apple-Macintosh-Color-Colour-Classic-LC575-Mystic-Panel-Laser-Cut-Rear-Cover-/222665321688
  5. Per the LC Series User Manual Macintosh LC Series/ Quadra 605 - tim.id.au there's a few to choose from. You could google for images to get a look at what they look like and whether they'll go with your LC 475: LC and LC II provide built-in support for many monitors, including: • Apple High-Resolution Monochrome Monitor (M0400) • AppleColor High-Resolution RGB Monitor (M0401) Rev 2 (M1297) • Macintosh 12-Inch RGB Display (M1296) • Macintosh 12-Inch Monochrome Display (M0400) • Macintosh Color Display (M1212) • Apple Basic Color Monitor (M9103) LC III, LC 475 and Quadra 605 provide up to 16-bit support on 12-, 13-, and 16-inch monitors and 8-bit support on 15- inch portrait and 21-inch monitors. LC III, LC 475 and Quadra 605 support all Apple monitors available at CPU introduction dates, including: [as above plus] • Macintosh 16-Inch Color Display (Macintosh LC III only) LC III, LC 475 and Quadra 605 support NTSC and PAL.
  6. Update: Fixed. Seems that the DB15->VGA cable I had was a Radius one (might explain the cycling of the LEDs as they have special monitor cable usually). A replacement 'standard' Mac DB15->HD-15 (VGA) I bought has it working fine now.
  7. TimHD

    Adding Wi-Fi to my Mac SE/30

    Very cool. Ordered the parts and thinking what other Macs this would be good to do on (maybe an early laptop?)
  8. I acquired a later revision Apple Multiple Scan 15” Display - Model M2978, Nov 1995. (Ie this one is different to the model (M2943) you commonly see in the Apple manuals by this name, which was originally introduced in mid 1994.) When the monitor powers on, the green LEDs below Horizonal/vertical centre/size indicators cycle from left to right continuously. The monitor's main power LED remains orange, and does not flick over to the ‘on’ green indicator as normally happens when a Mac boots up and sends images to the monitor. Anyone have a manual for this older variant or could tell me what this means? Is it not getting a signal (this Model has a vga female port on back whereas the earlier model had no plug with the cable running from the back to the standard Mac DE15 monitor connector and I believe the connector I have is the right one.
  9. TimHD

    Powerbook 140 Low Power Adapter testing

    Ta, not got one yet, hence was hoping there might be another trick one knows. Was wondering if the Quicktake camera should 'react' in some way when you plug in the low power ac adapter? I guess we're a bit used to Macbooks/iPads making a sound and/or brightening the screen when you plug in the power.
  10. I acquired a Powerbook 140 (tho it has a "145B" stencil inside the case?) with a Macintosh Low power adapter with it. I think the power adapter is non-working (clearly the batter is, but believe this should turn on even with a dead battery inside). How can I test the 7.5V 2.0A adapter? Tried attaching to a Quicktake 100 camera (which takes 7.5V 2.0A) but nothing changes on the small LCD to suggest it is being powered by the mains? Any way to test this without opening it up - any other things it might work on?
  11. TimHD

    Apple CD SC - Not reading disks properly??

    I had a similar issue with my CD SC and it turned out to be CD format related. Basically the larger 700MB formatted CD-Roms or CD-Rs did not read (CD-RW never work on some!), but I found that earlier Apple CD-Roms that came with both MacOs 7-9 and Mac OS X formats, loaded ok and did not eject immediately. Can't recall which of those grey Mac CD's it was, but I recall it was a real early disk (maybe a Airport CD Install disk or something?). I then found some commentary that suggested that these earlier Caddy CD drives came out when 650MB CDs were the thing and thus can't read the newer/faster/larger CDs. That said, seeing it reads ok then ejects, sounds like optics or wiring (heating up, separating)?
  12. Am looking to do the same, here's a US site that has some PRAMs for PDQs it seems (some UK sites sell them too): http://www.usedmac.com/products/powerbook-g3-wall-street-pram-bios-battery Here's a good link on how to disassemble your PDQ (which I used) -A MERE 30 STEPS TO REMOVE THE PRAM!!! https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/PowerBook+G3+Wallstreet+PRAM+Battery+Replacement/11 Finally, a german site with info to help you create your own replacement PRAM - http://www.cubeuser.de/showthread.php?t=2402 In particular, the PDF linked in the second message down (nb: hosted on a ext. storage site but I was able to D/L ok). This has ALL the types of PRAMs for Powerbooks and some guides on restoring them (in German, but enough pics and technical words to make sense of what needs to be done): PowerBook PRAM Batterien v02 If you're keen to make a new Main Battery too, here's a good link - http://fweb.wallawalla.edu/~frohro//Powerbook/Pismo/Battery/ Am very interested in sourcing a PRAM for my PDQ but I find that trying to buy it from a US or UK site they're not keen due to current limits (and additional costs) for shipping batteries by air overseas nowadays... you might have more luck if US or UK based as that could be ground shipped.
  13. TimHD

    New Quadra 700 Feet

    I ordered some from someone on here or at thinkclassic.org website. See https://www.thinkclassic.org/viewtopic.php?pid=8527#p8527
  14. TimHD

    Lot of Macs and peripheral too much to count ...

    I am after a replacement front bezel for my Macintosh 630CD. I believe either a 63x/64x one will do (nb: don't want any of the PowerPC variants - sticking 68k true on that one).