Connecting a Television

You can connect to your computer any television that has either an S-video or composite video input port and Audio In ports. The television displays a mirror image of the computer monitor display, and (if the television has speakers) plays the sounds generated by the computer. This capability is especially useful for giving presentations if you have a large-screen television. To connect a television for TV mirroring, first you turn off the computer and connect the television to it. Then you use...

Dvdrom Drive Technology

DVD stands for Digital Versatile Disc, an audio video data standard based on high-density next-generation optical discs. Through the build-to-order (BTO) program, Apple Computer offers a DVD-ROM drive (part number 6611513) and decoder card (part number 661-2071) that together are capable of playing DVD-ROM discs. Warning DVD discs are much more prone to damage than CD-ROM discs. Any type of scratch or other abuse may result in a disc that is unreadable. The DVD Forum designed several standards...

Data Buses

The data buses on the Power Macintosh G3 Minitower and Narrow SCSI-1 The SCSI-1 chain transfers data at up to 5 MB per second. The narrow SCSI-1 chain supports up to seven internal and external SCSI devices. The Narrow SCSI-1 bus is used to connect the ZIP drive if present and any SCSI-1 hard drives. Ultra Wide SCSI-3 provided on Ultra Wide SCSI card, which is optional on the G3 Minitower and standard on the Server G3 The Ultra Wide SCSI-3 chain can transfer data at up to 40 MB per second and...

Ultra Wide Scsi Pci Card

The ultra wide SCSI card installs like any other PCI card see the PCI Cards take-apart topic for more information however, the ultra wide SCSI card must be installed in the first PCI slot that is, the PCI slot nearest the video card . In addition, the ultra wide SCSI cable must be routed in a very specific manner. The procedure for installing and routing the ultra wide SCSI cable is explained on the following pages. Attach the end of the ultra wide SCSI cable that has just one connector to the...

Running a G Server without a Monitor

You can use software such as the Apple Network Administrator Toolkit and a video terminator p n 9223470 to run the G3 Server remotely from another computer, thereby allowing you to disconnect the monitor attached to the Server. To run the Macintosh Server G3 without a monitor 1 Follow the instructions in the Setting Up Your Server manual to set up the server, including connecting a monitor, mouse, and keyboard. 2 Follow the instructions in the Macintosh Server Administration manual to configure...

CDROM or Dvdrom Drive

Disassembling Apple Minitower

Note This topic includes instructions for removing the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive and their associated CD-ROM or bezels, shields, and carriers. DVD-ROM Special instructions forcable configurations can be found at the end of this section. Before you begin, remove the side access panel. Gently pry up the tab on the left side of the drive bezel, swing the bezel open, and remove the bezel from the right edge of the chassis. ReplacemenMote Place the two latches on the right side of the bezel into the...

The DDS Tape Drive

The Power Macintosh G3 Minitower and Macintosh Server G3 offer a DDS-3 tape drive as a build-to-order option. This internal DDS-3 tape backup drive and accompanying software can perform full or partial backup and restore procedures for all of the data on the computer's hard drives. In addition, the tape drive automatically performs error correction and data compression of the files that are backed up and restored.The error-correction feature helps ensure a high level of data integrity. The...

Introduction

Specifications information for this product can be found in the Spec Database, which you can access at Service Source Online http service.info.apple.com or on Service Source CD. Spec Database at Service Source Online From the Service Source Online home page, click Troubleshoot and Repair to access the main repair procedures page. Then click either Apple Spec in the navigation table in the upper right corner of the page, or click Apple Spec Database from the list of reference tools below. Open...

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The performance enhancements of the PowerPC G3 processor significantly reduce the usefulness of clock speed in attempting to compare computer performance. Apple systems based on this processor consistently outperform systems with higher clock speeds in fact, they also outperform Pentium Il-based systems. Some examples follow. A 250-megahertz Macintosh PowerBook G3 is faster than a 266-megahertz Pentium II desktop. A 233-megahertz Power Macintosh G3 is faster than the Power Macintosh 6500 300...

Exploded View

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