[rescue] Want-To-Borrow Macintosh Power Supply

Linc Fessenden linc at thelinuxlink.net
Thu Dec 26 19:04:58 CST 2002

On Thu, 26 Dec 2002, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> Hello, everyone,
>      I'm in Santa Clara, CA visiting family, and they have a pair of
> Macintoshes they'd like the data recovered from.  Both machines (a IIfx
> and a IIci) exhibit the same symptoms: They will power on very briefly
> (a second or so--long enough to start playing the start-up chime) and
> then shut off and will not power on again until power is removed and
> reapplied.  So, I'm thinking that both power supplies are dead.
>      If anyone is in the area and has either a Mac IIfx power supply
> (same as in the IIx and (I think) the II) or a Mac IIci (same as in the
> IIcx, I think) power supply that I could borrow for a day or two, I'd be
> ecstatic.  I don't need both, just one, since I'm only interested in
> recovering the data off the hard drives and burning them to CD.
>      Oh, and if my analysis of the machines' symptoms is incorrect, I'd
> appreciate a whap with the cluebat.

Your batteries are dead.  Hit radioshack for a replacement and they'll be
working within minutes.

-Linc Fessenden

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