Electricity & Optics Hacks

Power Mac G4 (MDD) ATX Power Supply conversion


One dead G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors) power supply. There's nothing visibly wrong that might have been an easy fix, and the PSU is pretty densely packed with a lot of silicon caulk applied to keep components from shifting. Better to start from scratch with an ATX power supply...

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Cinema Display: repairing the DVI connector


I posted a question in the forums about repair of a cinema display 20-inch, whose DVI connector was broken off. I finally have the solution and a working Cinema display again and as promised in the thread I would post the info regarding what color is what pin. So here it is.

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Apple USB keyboard repair


Disassemble and repair an Apple USB keyboard using tinfoil and superglue.

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Power Button Mod - Change the Stock LED on a G4


How to swap the power button LED in a Sawtooth G4.

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UFO Mouse


The mouse glows...

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Gameshow System


A 32-buzzer gameshow system built for an Apple IIe.

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Metamorphosis


Add two PCI slots to the Umax J700.

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Blue Smoke Squared


Make your Cube dual-processor!

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The illuminatedMac


EL string illuminates this blue iMac.

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