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by dirtmachine
Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: G4 noise problem - help! anyone try the Verax fans?
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

The short answer is that I have done nothing. The long answer is that I have spent a lot of time dicking around on the internet trying to find a solution. http://www.macmod.com/content/view/760/221/ http://www.macmod.com/content/view/779/221/ These are two examples of gutting the g4 and rebuilding i...
by dirtmachine
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:24 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: G4 noise problem - help! anyone try the Verax fans?
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

You dont' have to answer that. Calling SilenX right now....
by dirtmachine
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:22 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: G4 noise problem - help! anyone try the Verax fans?
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

Cool. That might be just the thing, I see they have some 60mm x 25mm fans for $15. That's the size of the G4 psu fans. If they're the same size then they should be compatible, right?
by dirtmachine
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:03 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: G4 noise problem - help! anyone try the Verax fans?
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

I did download a firmware update that updates the regulation of the cpu fans, specifically when and how it speeds up in relation to temperature changes. Nothing.

The noise in my machine is totally constant, which leads me to think it is probably the power supply fans.
by dirtmachine
Fri Sep 08, 2006 8:14 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: G4 noise problem - help! anyone try the Verax fans?
Replies: 10
Views: 1494

G4 noise problem - help! anyone try the Verax fans?

Just recently picked up a dual 1.25 G4 MDD and its great because its fast and also OS9 bootable which is helpful for me etc etc, but it is so loud. Way too loud for a guy like me who tracks acoustic guitars and vocals in the same room as the machine. I did some research on it before I bought it but ...
by dirtmachine
Sun Sep 03, 2006 9:26 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: G4 Dual 1.25, 1gig RAM, exc. condition, OS9 bootable
Replies: 0
Views: 456

G4 Dual 1.25, 1gig RAM, exc. condition, OS9 bootable

It's a wind tunnel. It's in immaculate condition, factory plastic is still on the drive doors. I'm selling it because I'm now in a space where the nosie is an issue. If you have a control room or a closet or are comfortable swapping out the PSU fans then it could be a great investment. Check out my ...
by dirtmachine
Thu Aug 31, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Building the PC dream-machine
Replies: 23
Views: 4138

Now that the Mac-wool has been pulled from my eyes I am learning things that many of you have probably known for a long time. so, you're learning that if you want to use a PC, you've either got to pay as much as a Mac to get a good one, or learn how to build them and configure them, and troubleshoo...
by dirtmachine
Tue Aug 29, 2006 2:55 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Building the PC dream-machine
Replies: 23
Views: 4138

Admittedly I have no experience with any chipsets, I was just parroting the results of the RME test. The ADK guys seem to endorse it as well: Description: based on the new AMD Athlon 64/ 64 939 and FX Processors. (same computer the owner uses)100 tracks+ and 60+ effects, low latency and great for VS...
by dirtmachine
Tue Aug 29, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Building the PC dream-machine
Replies: 23
Views: 4138

I'm just putting up things that I think are interesting now... Now that the Mac-wool has been pulled from my eyes I am learning things that many of you have probably known for a long time. http://www.audioease.com/Pages/Altiverb/AltiverbTech.html A middle of the road AMD 64 processor smokes dual-pro...
by dirtmachine
Mon Aug 28, 2006 10:34 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Building the PC dream-machine
Replies: 23
Views: 4138

Thanks for the tip. That's a really interesting thread.

One thing that Remiron said though, was that he felt that 64 bit computing was too young to be reliable. Maybe that was true in 2004, but now?
by dirtmachine
Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:36 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Building the PC dream-machine
Replies: 23
Views: 4138

Building the PC dream-machine

I know there are plenty of threads on this, but I figure since its an ever changing world in which we live in... I am switching from a decrepit, electrocuting, overpriced powerbook 667 to the custom-built, super-bad-ass, at least as good as a G5 if not better for a fraction of a price, PC dream-mach...
by dirtmachine
Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:09 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Electrocution from my Powerbook - anyone ever get this?
Replies: 10
Views: 1602

Hey dirtmachinge. There are a lot of discussions about this same issue over on the Apple Support site. http://discussions.apple.com/search.jspa?objID=c120&search=Go&q=shock Wow, that was invaluable. I'm NOT crazy!!! Appreciate the replies. Incidentally, as I type, I am running on the battery only a...
by dirtmachine
Sat Aug 26, 2006 12:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Electrocution from my Powerbook - anyone ever get this?
Replies: 10
Views: 1602

Hmmm, lots of things can happen with an ungrounded amp.

The stuff I'm getting now is all the time, not just when recording. It's pretty bizarre, I'm wondering if somehow some part of the chassis has made contact with something it's not supposed to...
by dirtmachine
Wed Aug 23, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Electrocution from my Powerbook - anyone ever get this?
Replies: 10
Views: 1602

Electrocution from my Powerbook - anyone ever get this?

I might be crazy, but I would swear that my powerbook is giving me lots of little shocks as I use it. It's an old 667mhz 15" (2002, actually, but old in terms of being decrepit and outdated). I'm using a usb mouse and typing very carefully, but still a bunch of little tingles. Anyone ever have an ex...
by dirtmachine
Tue Jan 24, 2006 10:52 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Rehearsal Space - Death By Bass
Replies: 8
Views: 4952

Rockin. Thanks.
Yeah, unfortunately we don't have any groupies, fat or skinny, so it looks like rigid fiberglass might be the best way to go.
Is it safe? Does it need to sealed, to avoid sending out millions and millions of tiny yet destructive fibers into the air supply?