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    Ethernet in DOS Compatible Macintosh

    G'day all, Upon discussing with a mate of mine who wants to setup LAN party, I want to join but unique way - I want to use Macintosh with DOS Compatible. (to be specific - Power Mac 6100/66 DOS or Quadra 800 with DOS card which is 486 100mhz) I thought I did connect to ethernet network on my 8600 with PC Compatible card back in late 90s/early 2000s but I cannot remember if It was via ethernet or modem. Anyway - does anyone know how to setup on Power Mac 6100 with AAUI ethernet? Cheers AP
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    Major Score! 8600 with Sonnet CPU, 3DFX card, Etc

    Give maceffects a buzz he has some ribbons Cheers AP
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    550c power issues

    That what I second that too - check for broken/rotted traces etc - my 550c had broken trace which caused issues and since then its fixed. Cheers AP
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    Pb 3400c wont startup!!

    Has the PRAM battery been removed and checked the logicboard is clean and clear of any leakage? Cheers AP
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    Did Color Classic use any tantalum capacitor?

    Quick answer from top of my head - yes they did it was only a couple. Cheers AP
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    Carrera040 Info / Hacking Thread

    Wow thats good news... good on ya - Ive got one of those CPU cards and very keen to use one day! If someone is able to make an PDS adapter. Cheers AP
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    PowerBook G3 PDQ overclock to 333mhz?

    I was thinking about that - and I thought because I really like the PDQ and I didnt want to push it, 333mhz is good enough as it is. If I get another 300mhz (3rd CPU) then I'd consider it. No difference between 300 and 333mhz. While I was benchmarking I was touching the CPU area and I was able just to touch it it was hot to begin with - IMO both 300 and 333mhz felt the same "heat" from it. It has been more than 32 hours now - Ive copied about 8gb across network from the server to PDQ last night and it performed well. I tried installing OSX.3 - wouldnt allow to install, Ive forgotten what the program was called to boot into un-supported OSX! Edit: it was XPostFacto. that I needed... Cheers AP
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    6100 Sonnet sticker location.

    Couldnt choose 2, In the middle below CD Drive or below left from CD drive. Cheers AP
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    PowerBook G3 PDQ overclock to 333mhz?

    Confirmed. Since I had a spare 300mhz CPU I decided to see it myself. Moved the resisters over and put it back in PDQ and powered on - at first go it fired up! System info shows 333mhz - Ripper! As I really wanted 333mhz. Decided to benchmark it - same specs as iMac 333mhz except the Hard Drive (PDQ has IDE to SD adapter in it) I don't have access to PowerBook G3 Lombard to see what the difference would be. Cheers AP
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    PowerBook 3400 Battery Rebuild?

    Anyone? Cheers AP
  11. Good evening all, Can PowerBook 3400 Batteries be rebuilt, I've got 9 Batteries that will not charge, any instructions or information regarding this? If I am able to recell them and get them working again - can that be done? Cheers AP
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    Centris 650 surprise

    Love Quadra 650/800 board - solid macs they are.. Cheers AP
  13. Hey all - I have 300mhz G3 PDQ PowerBook G3. I was wondering if I could overlock to 333mhz? I seem cannot find concrete info so far. Cheers AP
  14. G'day all, I have this spare PowerPC 604ev 300mhz Daughter Card for Power Mac 8600/9600. Currently my 8600 has 250mhz card in it. I was reading up on XLR8 page about overclock to 350mhz or 400mhz. Should I do it? (FYI my soldering skills is good) Cheers AP
  15. Good morning all, PowerBook 5x0 series battery rebuild/recell Is the battery bricked if they show "X" on the icon in finder? This is the 2nd battery I've tried rebuilding the pack and it still shows X and I seem cannot get the battery charged up or recognised - what am I doing wrong? So far I've tried; Emmpathy Lind Battery Utility BU 500 Deluxe Zap the pram Reset the PMU Neither can get the battery working again? The batteries are fully charged/ready to go Cheers AP
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