Rear Vented Panel

Before you begin, remove the following Warning When the lower support is removed, the computer can be unstable. 2. Remove the three 2.5 mm Allen screws. 3. Push in on the six tabs to release the panel from the chassis. released, carefully pull the rear panel forward to remove. Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics) FireWire board (if present) Power Mac G4 (PCI Graphics) modem (if present)

Logic Board Power Mac G Quick Silvers

Before you begin, open the side access panel and remove the following Warning Be sure to reinstall the heatsink after completing this procedure. Operating the computer without the heatsink in place 1. Disconnect all cables from the logic board. 2. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the four logic board mounting screws. 3. Remove the three processor module standoffs. 4. Slide the logic board away from the I O panel to clear the board guides. 5. Tilt the logic board so that the ports clear the...

Power Mac G Quick Silver

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Hard Drive Ultra Lvd Scsi

Before you begin, open the right side access panel. Note This computer supports a total of three internal hard drives. If a unit has at least one internal Ultra2 LVD SCSI drive, an Ultra2 LVD SCSI PCI card, and a SCSI data cable, you can connect additional internal and external Ultra2 LVD SCSI devices. The unit's SCSI data cable supports three internal SCSI drives this cable has a built-in terminator so you don't need to add one. You can connect external Ultra2 LVD SCSI devices to the port on...

PCI Cards

Power Mac G4 computers require an I O video card that moves video from the main logic board. The card is installed in slot 1 on the logic board, as illustrated below. Slot 1 on the Power Macintosh G4 PCI Graphics is a PCI slot slot 1 on the other models of Power Mac G4 is an AGP slot. Refer to the Symptom Charts for details on troubleshooting video cards. Power Mac G4 QuickSilvers Digital Audio Power Mac G4 PCI Graphics AGP Graphics Gigabit Ethernet

Power Supply Pci Agp Graphics Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio

Remove the CD DVD drive bezel. Move the CD DVD Zip drive carrier forward 1 inch. 2. Disconnect the following power cables cables P6 and P7 from the CD-ROM Zip drive Power Mac G4 PCI Graphics cable P4 from the front panel board the logic board cable s to hard drives 3. Using a 2.5 mm Allen wrench, remove the three screws on the rear vented panel. 4. On the inside of the chassis, remove the screw that attaches the power supply to the power supply shelf. 5. Slide the...

Power Supply Power Mac G Quick Silvers

Remove the CD DVD Zip drive carrier. 1. Press the small locking tab on the power-to-fan cable connector and disconnect the cable. 2. Disconnect the main power cable from the logic board and the power cables to any hard drives. 3. Using a 2.5 mm Allen wrench, remove the three screws on the rear vented panel. 4. Remove the four screws that attach the power supply and main power supply cable to the chassis. 5. Slide the power supply toward the front of the computer...

Logic Board PCI Graphics

Before you begin, open the side access panel and remove the following 1. Disconnect all cables from the logic board. 2. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the logic board mounting screws. 3. Remove the standoff that attaches to the FireWire board. 4. Tilt the logic board so that the ports clear the openings in the I O panel. 5. Lift the board out of the computer. replacing the logic board, you must transfer the processor module, jumper, video card, PCI cards, memory cards, FireWire board, and...

Mm

To start up, the Power Mac G4 logic board requires a trickle power of 5V for AGP and PCI models, 28V for Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio models, or 25V for QuickSilver models. If the system fails to start up, follow the procedure outlined below to determine whether the problem is related to the power supply. Note To verify the power supply, you need a volt meter. Verification Procedure Follow the procedures in the Take Apart chapter to access the power supply. Important For this verification...

Ultra Lvd Scsi Card

Before you begin, open the side access panel. 1. Remove the Ultra2 LVD SCSI card mounting screw. 2. Disconnect the Ultra2 LVD SCSI cable from the PCI card. Note Make sure no external cable is attached to the card. 3. Gently lift up on the Ultra2 LVD SCSI card to remove it from the PCI slot.

Sdram Dimm

Before you begin, open the side access panel. 1. Align a DRAM DIMM in the DRAM slot so the notches line up with the ribs inside the slot. 2. Push the DIMM down evenly until the ejectors snap into place. Note To remove a DIMM, push down on the slot's ejectors until they open and release the DIMM. Some DRAM slots may have only one ejector. Important After upgrading memory on a new, out-of-the-box Power Mac G4 running Mac OS 9, you must press Option-S when restarting the computer. This ensures the...

Power Mac G Digital Audio

Power Mac Rear Panel

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Power Mac G Gigabit Ethernet

Mac Mirror Front Hard Drive

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Troubleshooting

Receiving Card Schematics Led Display

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Supports Front and Rear

Before you begin, place the computer on an ESD mat and turn the unit upside down. Warning When the computer is upside down or the lower supports are removed, the computer can be unstable. Using a 2.5 mm Allen wrench, remove the two screws securing each support to the computer. Remove the support from the computer.

Logic Board AGP Graphics Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio

Open Case Mac

Before you begin, open the side access panel and remove the following Note While the layout of the Power Mac G4 Digital Audio logic board differs from the logic board layout in the illustrations for this procedure, the steps for removing the board are the same. 1. Disconnect all cables from the logic board. 2. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the three logic board mounting screws. 3. For Power Mac G4 Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio computers, remove the three processor module standoffs. 4....

Fire Wire Devices

No external FireWire 1 device icon appears on the desktop 2 Verify that the FireWire device is turned on and the FireWire cable is securely connected to the device and the computer. If the device requires external power, make sure it is plugged in. Check that the FireWire device is listed in Apple System Profiler. If it is, go to step 4. If it is not, go to step 5. Check the FireWire device documentation to see if additional drivers are required. If so, make sure the drivers are installed....

CDDVD Drives

1 Reseat the drive data and power cables on the back of the CD DVD drive. 2 Verify the CD DVD drive bezel is properly seated. 3 Reseat the drive data cable on the logic board. CD DVD drive icon does not appear on the desktop 1 Check to see if the CD DVD drive shows up in Apple System Profiler. If it does, go to step 2. If the drive does not show up in Apple System Profiler, go to step 7. 3 If there is a disc stuck in the tray, eject it by restarting the computer while holding down the mouse...

CDDVD Drive Door Power Mac G Quick Silvers

Mac Quicksilver Remove Bezel

lower front support and lower front panel Warning When the lower support is removed, the computer can be unstable. mounting screws on the front of the computer. 2. Open the side access panel and remove the CD DVD door shield from the chassis. 3. Using a flatblade screwdriver, gently press the CD DVD door mounting pegs flush with the chassis. 4. Push the CD DVD drive door forward, and remove the door from the computer.

Air Port Card

Power Mac Agp Graphics Airport Card

Before you begin, open the side access panel. Note The following procedure applies to the Power Mac G4 AGP Graphics Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio QuickSilver only. You cannot install an AirPort card in the Power Mac G4 PCI Graphics . If an adapter card is installed on the AirPort card, release the metal clip and remove the AirPort card from the adapter. Note The adapter and clip are not used with the Power Mac G4. AirPort Card Barcode side should face up. Plug the antenna wire into the hole in...

Processor Module AGP Graphics Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio

Heatsink Clips

Before you begin, open the side access panel. Warning The heatsink covering the processor may be hot. If the computer has been recently operating, allow it to cool down before performing this procedure. 1. While pressing down on the top of the heatsink clip, use a small flatblade screwdriver to lift up and out on the front tab of the clip to release it. 2. Remove the heatsink clip and lift the heatsink off the processor module. Warning When removing the heatsink, be careful not to bend the...

USB Devices

Does not move with the 2 Apple mouse Verify that mouse and keyboard connections are secure. Mechanical mouse Inspect the inside of the mouse for buildup of dirt or other contaminants. Clean the mouse if necessary. See Knowledge Base article 6491. If the mouse is connected to the keyboard, connect the mouse to one of the USB ports on the I O panel instead. If the mouse works, replace the keyboard. Replace the mouse. If the mouse is connected to one of the USB ports on the I O panel, switch to...

Carrier Support Plate

Note Perform this procedure only if you must replace the support plate or the cables below the plate. Open the side access panel. Remove the hard drive carrier in drive bay 1. 1. Remove the two support plate mounting screws from the bottom of the unit. 2. Lift the plate at an angle and remove it from the computer.

Zip Drive

Zip drive does not show up on desktop Check that the Zip drive shows up in Apple System Profiler. If it does, go to step 2. If it does not, go to step 6. Mac OS 9 Make sure the driver is turned on in Extensions Manager. Replace the Zip disk with a known-good disk. Check that the Zip drive shows up in Apple System Profiler as ID 1 slave . If it does not, check the connector. There should be no jumper on the 6-pin device setting's connector. Reinstall system software. Reseat the drive data and...

Front Panel

How Apple Agp Remove Power Supply

lower front support and Pane l lower front panel Power Mac G4 PCI AGP Graphics Gigabit Ethernet Digital Audio CD DVD drive bezel and CD DVD drive carrier Power Mac G4 Quicksilvers CD DVD Zip drive carrier Awarning When the lower support is removed, the computer can be unstable. 1. Open the side access panel. Locate the front panel tabs. 2. Using a screwdriver, carefully push the front panel tabs inward to release them from the chassis. 3. Pull the front panel off the chassis. Note If you are...

Power Mac G Agp Graphics

Power Mac Front Panel

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Processor Module PCI Graphics

Mac Jumper Block J25

Before you begin, open the side access panel. Note The Power Mac G4 PCI Graphics processor requires a jumper installed at J25 on the logic board. 1. Remove the screw that attaches the heatsink ground wire to the logic board. Warning The heatsink may be hot to the touch. If the computer has been operating, allow it to cool down before continuing. 2. While pressing down on the top of the heatsink clip, use a small flatblade screwdriver to release the clip by lifting up and out on its center front...