Login  •  Register


The time is now: Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:16 pm

Emaculation wiki  •  Delete all board cookies



Post new topic  Reply to topic Page 1 of 1 [ 6 posts ]
Print view Previous topic  |  Next topic
Author Message
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:03 pm 
Offline
Apple Corer

Joined: Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:32 am
Posts: 250
Kind of "following up" on this post from February 2017 (viewtopic.php?f=6&t=9232#p56058):

darthnvader wrote:
mabam wrote:
10.4 Tiger was the last version to support Classic Mode. I know for sure as I installed 10.4 on a G3 Mac running Mac Write II in Classic. My father used it until the machine's power supply broke a few years ago.


That's what I get for thinking :mrgreen:

Xlr8yourmac.com has an old guide on how to convert an ATX PC power supply for use with G4 sawtooth machines, I think it's the same for G3 B&W mini-towers, but it won't fit the case. Beige G3's, I believe used the same pinout as a standard PC ATX power supply.

If you still have the old G3, you can use an ATX extension cable, and mod it, rather than the cable of the PC Power supply, to get an old G3 B&W running again.

None of which helps you if it's an iMac G3.

http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/systems/ATX_G4_AGP_conversion/G4_AGP_to_ATX_case_pg2.htm

Edit: Here's the G3 B&W ATX conversation, NOT the same as the Sawtooth:

http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/systems/MacinPC_ATX_case/Blue_G3_to_ATX.html


This is a PowerMac 1,1 from May 1999 – see https://everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g3/specs/powermac_g3_400_bl.html. The specs are (partly upgraded at some point):
• 400 MHz PowerPC 750 (G3) processor with 1 MB backside cache
• 4 × 128 MB RAM
• 40 GB Ultra ATA/33 hard drive (next to the original 6 GB one)
• Philips DVD writer
• ATI Rage 128 GL graphics card with 16 MB of SDRAM

I don't have the power supply anymore which is why I didn't respond to above post back in 2017. But now I'm using the case to build a new Hackintosh and need to get rid of everything that is in there.

I can't test anything but I think it was just the power supply that was broken. Anyone interested in (part of) that stuff? Just let me know.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote Post a reply  
PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:39 pm 
Offline
Apple Corer

Joined: Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:32 am
Posts: 250
mabam wrote:
But now I'm using the case to build a new Hackintosh and need to get rid of everything that is in there.

I'm done building the new hardware into the housing. It boots into the BIOS so the hardware should be fine.

Here are some pictures:
https://www.hackintosh-forum.de/index.p ... post439409

I hope to begin installing macOS onto it soon. But there's other stuff with a higher priority that has to be done first.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote Post a reply  
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:14 pm 
Offline
Forum All-Star
User avatar

Joined: Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:11 am
Posts: 2260
Location: Emaculation.com
Since you're doing a major hardware mod anyway, you should slip in a Raspberry Pi or similar that boots right into Mini vMac, and have a KVM inside to switch between the two sets of hardware ;)

Leave it on System 7 by default and with the push of a button bring the screen, mouse and keyboard over to the main hardware :D

Nothing like an entire firewalled OS as a security layer ;)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote Post a reply  
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:58 pm 
Offline
Apple Corer

Joined: Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:32 am
Posts: 250
adespoton wrote:
Leave it on System 7 by default and with the push of a button bring the screen, mouse and keyboard over to the main hardware :D

The programmer's button at the front has no function anymore and is available … ;-)


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote Post a reply  
PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:03 pm 
Offline
Forum All-Star
User avatar

Joined: Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:11 am
Posts: 2260
Location: Emaculation.com
If you do it, please post a video :D


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote Post a reply  
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:03 am 
Offline
Apple Corer

Joined: Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:32 am
Posts: 250
I have to disappoint you: I won't do it.
But I like the idea.


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote Post a reply  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic Page 1 of 1 [ 6 posts ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
 

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group