Replacement instructions for emi gaskets on the 20inch panel. How do i open the disc drive on my imac g4 when pressing. Apple these schematic diagrams cover the following models apple motherboard repair and sales. I would favor using the psu from an imac g4 or even an imac g5, the g4 being 190watts, and running a 12v rail through a 150160 watt pio psu to. I put an audio cd into the disc drive and the disc icon did not appear on the screen. To determine which of the g4 imacs you have, use the apple system profiler utility. We also now have the user guide manual for you to download. Hey, ive got a ibook g4 with the classic problem of a cdrom stuck inside the superdrive and its not even a mac software title, so i dont know that the.
The trouble is, despite getting the service manuals etc, im at a loss as to. Powerbook g4 manual eject superdrive powerbook g4 ejecting download free 3ej k2hern9 through disk utility, holding the mouse samsung scx 4728fd manual adobe photoshop cs v8 0. It very rarely opens when you press the eject button. Sending a clean video signal to the imac 20 lcd would determine the success or failure of the project. If anything it was fun enough just being able to take a look inside the machine. M6498 mid 2003 imac g4 powermac6,1 m6498 lete 2003 mid 2004 imac g4 powermac6,3 mid 2004 mid 2005 imac g5 powermac8,1 a1058. Steve jobs quoted it as being a design that will last till the next decade. Macbook pro retina 15inch mid 2015 macbook pro retina inch early 2015 macbook pro retina 15inch mid 2014 macbook pro retina inch mid 2014. You have to manually replace the flash plug in from your library but the instructions are included and easy. The combosuperdive shouldnt be a problem, if i have to ill remove the. Unlike the bulbous imac g3, which packed all its internals into a bulky cathode ray monitor, or the sunflowerinspired imac g4, which had its guts built into its base unit. Shutting down and starting up the mac does not open the drive at any point either.
In this video i will show you how to manually remove a dvd from a dvd drive this is a last resort way of ejecting a stuck disk in a powerbook g4 aluminum. Once the server is installed in the rack, an administrator or other. For over 15 years, powerbook medic has been providing parts, repair, and service for a variety of gadgets. Apple these schematic diagrams cover the following models apple laptop logic board schematic diagram call. If you are new to this computer, click here to find out more about the machine. I have a 20 luxoilamp g4 imac that i love to pieces, far and away the. Just a fyi that in 2003 several owners have noted that the imac g4 has native 48bit addressing support for biglarge ide drives those over 1287gb. Apple unveiled its next generation macbook pro with retina display at the worldwide developers conference wwdc on june 11, 2012. Pdf manual the apple imac g4800 macos x only flat panel features an 800 mhz powerpc 7445 g4 processor with the altivec velocity engine. Here is my failed attempt at replacing my imac g4s hard drive. To boot from install disc, i need to open the cd tray, but no luck. If your screen is cracked or broken, or your display is not working, while the rest of the computer still seems to be functioning, this guide will help you replace it. The vast majority of powerpc macs did not support booting from usb devices.
I can hear theres noise coming from the dvd drive, like trying to open but it doesnt. To force eject a disk that is stuck, open terminal in the utilities folder of. Now i cant open the disc drive by pressing the eject key on the keyboard and there is no icon to drag to the trash. You can quickly wake your imac g5 and bypass the startup process. If this fails to eject, you will have to open the case of the g4 imac to gain access to the manual eject pinhole on the face of the optical drive. Manual del usuario manuale utente guia do usuario gebruikershandleiding handbok. If you have a newer imac or macbook proairetc, you will have a. The correct size screws must be put back in the proper positions. To put your imac g5 to sleep quickly, do one of the following. Apple imac g4 flat panel service manual repair guide by.
We can also help you with other powerpc machines to some extent. One of the most highlighted features is new the macbook pros. How to fix common mac startup problems macrx cult of mac. The g4 is easily recognizable by its swiveling monitor mounted above the hemispherical computer.
Remove the protective cap from the owc mercury extreme. Id open it up remove the metal plate on the bottom 4 captive screws tiny phillips. Towards the end of then powerpc era apple rolled out a change to open firmware in the last models to enable usb booting. If you did not, you will have to reinstall your original processor and boot into mac os 9. In that time, over 500,000 orders have left our facility for us and international destinations to help save old devices from the landfill and bring them back to working condition. Most slot loading optical drives should still have a manual eject. It replaced the imac g3 and was succeeded by the imac g5. You may want to seek the help of a professional for that process. My power mac g4 wont power on no lights no noise no nuttin. The power mac g4 cube has quickly become my favorite mac, so i.
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Replace hard drive andor optical unit imac g4 17, 1ghz. Im wondering if its just a build up of dust, so i was wondering if anyones had experience of this, and how easy it is to access the drive. Is opening up the case to get to the manual eject button the only other option. Remove the panel by grabbing onto two captive screws and lift the panel off the base. Be sure to look over the information in chapter 2, getting to know your imac g5, to find out about the new features of this imac g5.
Eject any disc even if system cannot boot mac os x hints. This guide gives information on installing a new display into the imac g4. Mac g4 imac snowball how to open cd tray if computer. Originally known as the new imac the imac g4 was created to replace the imac g3 as apples allinone desktop computer. Disc drive wont let me put a disc in, nothing in there. Its was working perfectly until i tired to burn my 1st disc using disc wont eject in pioneer dvr104 imac g4 800mhz superdrv. I swapped the dead hard drive in my imac g4 for its original 60gb drive which i confirmed works. Its was working perfectly until i tired to burn my 1st disc using toast 7. If you have a newer imac or macbook proairetc, you will have a slot optical drive. Once youve set up your imac and followed the onscreen guide to connect to the internet. To be honest, the xbox360 power brick is an absolute monster, especially the original xbox 360, which is the 200 watt one you are referring to. If you are an experienced user, you may already know enough to get started. Without a doubt, this was the most critical part of the entire build. Apple service manual, power mac g4, mac server g4 mac os.
Simply put the difference is the inverter and powering the backlights on a 20lcd. Place the computer monitor face down on a safe, harmless surface. My powermac g4 mdd 2003 is eating internal batteries. I had previously attempted to connect this intel nuc d54250wyk to a 20 imac g4 lcd using and hdmi to dvi converter, but was plagued by an artifacting issue on the lcd. Though there hasnt been any foundational change to the design for 8 years now, the first generation imac character has a unique charm to it. This website is primarily aimed at helping people to use and continue to use their imac g4s. Apples kbase doc notes only the mdd g4 and xserves have native support without using a 3rd party driver or pci ide ata1003 controller but as noted in the. If you cannot get a cd or dvd to eject by the regular methods, powerpcbased mac users can use an open firmware emergency eject command. After manually ejecting cds from the imac cdrom tray of both a and b models, the eject mechanism sometimes does not reset into a position that allows the tray door to close properly. We also now have the user guidemanual for you to download.
Next, plugging in a wired usb mouse the original one that came with the imac and holding the button down when booting, did not work. Clues to the causes of mac startup problems can be found by analyzing when. On the net, youll be able to discover the manual that you might want with great ease andsimplicity download. My apple g4 imac flat panel computer will not start. This is found on the apple menu os 9 or from about this mac osx. I bought an imac g4 800mhz flat panel model with dvr104 superdrive recently. I concur holding the eject key down on the keyboard before powering on, and continuing to hold until it ejects, has always worked for me.
This is actually an intel based mac from 2006, but both models are fundamentally the same externally. Replace hard drive andor optical unit imac g4 17, 1ghz a picture guide to one of the most complex operations on a g4 imac. My sons asked me to fix the cd drive on his g4 imac. There is nothing else quite like them if your machine looks like the images on this page then it is a g4 imac.
Apple these schematic diagrams cover the following models. Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided. Notice the two totally different locations for the manual eject. Chimes, then gray screen, then flashing question mark. Is there a way to make the cd tray open, maybe from a command prompt or, something. When your imac g5 is in sleep, its screen is dark and a small white light below the lowerright corner of the display pulsates. The screw on the handle middle is bigger than the other one. The imac g4 is an allinone personal computer designed, manufactured, and sold by apple computer, inc.
The eject button definitely isnt working, though you can hear that the tray is trying to open. Your g4 imac though would not be one of these models. Then eject the cd and click on the installer on the disk image. Instead of replacing the cdrom assembly, the eject mechanism can be manually reset with a paperclip to correct the problem.99 785 271 516 1221 581 1532 1009 1038 333 975 56 347 822 109 790 1029 1071 297 400 828 1031 1020 642 946 1306 1094 444 1112 1057 181 1515 1184 256 12 1439 1463 580 1353 304 790 463 940 333 1144 1048