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LaMerVipere
Jun 14, 2004, 09:46 PM
It would be great to show MacRumour member's Mac setups!

AND even cooler, to see them past and present to show how they've progressed, SO, i shall start :)

mine goes:

1 • Power Mac G4 350MHz, and still going strong!
2 • Rev A 12" PowerBook G4
3 • eMac 1GHz Superdrive
4 • 1GHz TiBook Superdrive
5 • 12" iBook G4

prior to getting the Power Mac I had a purple iMac though, I wish I had taken photos of it, oh well! :p

Post photos of your setup! Your current one is great, but past setups too if ya have them! :)

Capt Underpants
Jun 21, 2004, 08:40 PM
This is my first mac (see sig). I would post a pic, but it looks exactly the same is yours.... so it's pointless.

ChrisFromCanada
Jun 21, 2004, 09:09 PM
Well I for one like this idea.

Gotta love the old school speakers. (But I do need new ones soon)

edesignuk
Jun 22, 2004, 12:38 AM
Old (2000/2001ish I think):
http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_old_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_old_large.jpg)

New:
http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_large.jpg)

mj_1903
Jun 22, 2004, 01:36 AM
I don't have any old pics as my collection of Macs is pretty young (switcher) but here are the machines and a pic with at least two of them in it.

1. iBook 500 (dead screen)
2. PowerMac Dual 867
3. 12" PowerBook 867 (sold)
4. 15" PowerBook 1ghz
5. PowerMac G4 400mhz

New additions in a week or two will be a Dual 2 G5.

And the reason I have so many? My work colleague uses the Dual 867, the PowerBook is for roadtripping, the old G4 is for Jaguar testing and the G5 will be my new workstation.

Warning, picture is massively compressed... eek!

oldschool
Jun 22, 2004, 02:06 AM
Hey edesignuk could you tell me the brand name of that desk chair? it looks mighty comfortable and i've been searching for a new one.



New:
http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_large.jpg)

edesignuk
Jun 22, 2004, 02:33 AM
Hey edesignuk could you tell me the brand name of that desk chair? it looks mighty comfortable and i've been searching for a new one.
I have no idea what brand/model it is, and in all honesty, I doubt the same thing will be available in Canada :(

jknight8907
Jun 22, 2004, 11:51 AM
New:
http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_large.jpg)

You should look into a USB KVM switch so you only have to have one keyboard and mouse. You can get one for under $100.

wide
Jun 22, 2004, 12:09 PM
Capt Underpants-

How does Counter-Strike run on a Dell Dimension 8100 with a 1.3 GHz Pentium 4 and 384 MB RAM? When I get my PowerBook G5 :) , I plan on installing VirtualPC 7.0 with native graphics card support:D, so that I can run Windows applications. I am hoping that it will be about the same speed as a 1.3 GHz Pentium 4, so that's why I'm asking.

Thanks

edesignuk
Jun 22, 2004, 12:12 PM
You should look into a USB KVM switch so you only have to have one keyboard and mouse. You can get one for under $100.
Not so easy with a dual screen setup, dual screen DVI switches cost a crap load. Not worth it IMO.

DGFan
Jun 22, 2004, 12:33 PM
Not so easy with a dual screen setup, dual screen DVI switches cost a crap load. Not worth it IMO.

He said one keyboard and mouse. You won't need a DVI KVM switch for that.

Capt Underpants
Jun 22, 2004, 12:38 PM
Capt Underpants-

How does Counter-Strike run on a Dell Dimension 8100 with a 1.3 GHz Pentium 4 and 384 MB RAM? When I get my PowerBook G5 :) , I plan on installing VirtualPC 7.0 with native graphics card support:D, so that I can run Windows applications. I am hoping that it will be about the same speed as a 1.3 GHz Pentium 4, so that's why I'm asking.

Thanks

Um.... Counter-Strike isn't a very intense game, so it runs well even on my Dell. There isn't any lag, but that's mostly due to my net connection. I am also waiting for VPC 7.0 and hoping that my PB will be able to run CS, though I am beginning to doubt that. THe system requirements for the PC are only like 500 MHz, 16 MB VRAM. Hopefully your Powerbook G5 (whenever it may come out) will be able to emulate at a speed equivalent to this.

edesignuk
Jun 22, 2004, 12:42 PM
He said one keyboard and mouse. You won't need a DVI KVM switch for that.Actually he did say a KVM (Keyboard, video & mouse) :p But anyway, if I couldn't do it all, I wouldn't want to do it at all. Plus the fact the keys are all in different places on my PC/Mac keyboards.

36183
Jun 25, 2004, 06:14 PM
Capt Underpants-

How does Counter-Strike run on a Dell Dimension 8100 with a 1.3 GHz Pentium 4 and 384 MB RAM? When I get my PowerBook G5 :) , I plan on installing VirtualPC 7.0 with native graphics card support:D, so that I can run Windows applications. I am hoping that it will be about the same speed as a 1.3 GHz Pentium 4, so that's why I'm asking.

Thanks

well there is no powerbook g5 yet (unless you ment powermac g5) and the powerbook g5 wont be out untill at least 2005. and one other thing vpc for the g5 is being delayed by the **** head at m$ (there to scared of seeing mac user run windows faster than windows users). but it will come out soon enought

5300cs
Jun 25, 2004, 06:39 PM
I would post a picture, but I'm in the middle of cleaning again so it looks like a disaster area.
Instead, here's a spiffy diagram I made in OmniGraffle. It's my current network.

http://homepage.mac.com/time_pilot/network.png

Yes, it's my home network, and yes, I do own all those machines. (Actually, I just got a PB 2400c, but it's not in the diagram.)

blue&whiteman
Jun 25, 2004, 07:15 PM
nice network 5300 :)

speaking of chairs I would say that herman miller by far makes the best computer chairs. I just got a mirra (http://hermanmiller.com/CDA/SSA/Product/0,1592,a10-c440-p205,00.html) and everyone knows the aeron (http://hermanmiller.com/CDA/SSA/Product/0,1592,a10-c440-p8,00.html)

these chairs are very expensive but well worth it and also have 12 years coverage under warrantee.

yoda13
Jun 25, 2004, 08:38 PM
Past setups:

Apple IIc
PowerMac IIci
Radius Clone 81/110
PowerMac 8500
Orange iMac 333mhz G3
Powerbook 333mhz G3 (not sure exact model name)
Powerbook 400mhz G3 Pismo (firewire)
400 mhz TiBook
700 mhz 14" iBook
1ghz TiBook

current setup: see sig
:D

jknight8907
Jun 25, 2004, 09:19 PM
I would post a picture, but I'm in the middle of cleaning again so it looks like a disaster area.
Instead, here's a spiffy diagram I made in OmniGraffle. It's my current network.

http://homepage.mac.com/time_pilot/network.png

Yes, it's my home network, and yes, I do own all those machines. (Actually, I just got a PB 2400c, but it's not in the diagram.)

Woah!!! :eek: (Wipes drool off mouth) Thats a serious setup!!!

5300cs
Jun 26, 2004, 12:31 AM
Woah!!! :eek: (Wipes drool off mouth) Thats a serious setup!!!

Thanks :D I try

My old setup:
2000- Toshiba Satellite Pro 425CDT (damn fine machine, sturdy as hell)

2004-
Mac Portable
PB 520c
PB Duo 280c
PB 5300cs
PB 190
PB 2400c
PB 150
15" TiBook
17" PowerBook
12" iBook (logic board dead now :( :mad: )
VAIO
Sharp something -dead
Toshiba Libretto 70c (or d, don't remember)
ThinkPad 380ed
SOTEC eNote 645T
MDD G4 PowerMac 1Ghz
B&W G3 PowerMac 400Mhz
G4 Xserve 1Ghz (Yes, a real Xserve)
20th Anniversary Mac
Mac Classic II
Newton OMP
MP 120
eMate
MP 2100
iPaq 5450 (ugh, WinCE)
Palm IIIc
Clie something
Palm Tungsten C
Atari Portfolio

I think that's it... :rolleyes:

MoparShaha
Jun 30, 2004, 04:36 PM
I just changed my room setup a little. Decided to start runing dual monitors with my PowerBook. Just picked up an iCurve from the SF Apple Store :).

iMac-G5
Jul 8, 2004, 03:20 AM
While i wait for a new iMac to be released...

Knox
Jul 8, 2004, 04:32 AM
I have a nasty habit of keeping old stuff now, so i tend to collect computers & monitors.

From right to left:

1st gen Powerbook 12"
Linux PC (PIII-550 i think) acting as gateway and fileserver
G4-350
Dual 2Ghz G5
Windows PC (PII-400), under the desk, soon to be FreeBSD.
3 17" monitors of varying ages
15" Sony LCD

http://equiknox.com/computers.jpg

And yes, the monitors are all connected to the G5 :) (This is an older photo, hence the different layout)

http://equiknox.com/monitors.jpg

The setup didn't start like that, was originally only single monitor with the G4, then dual (nicked it from the PC when it became a gateway), then got the third monitor free and the LCD at a bargin price.

Previous to this, i've had (reverse order)

Performa 6400/200
Performa 630
Atari ST 1040 (with 1MB ram upgrade ;))
BBC Master

robotrenegade
Jul 14, 2004, 05:19 AM
http://www.macinteriordesign.com/Photos/Fry.jpg

Zenith
Jul 14, 2004, 06:29 AM
Here's my very first Mac and my current one. 5 years difference.

http://listentrio.net/zenith/setup.jpg

keysersoze
Jul 14, 2004, 08:05 AM
My G4 PB 12" looks just like the one in all the other photos....sexy... :)

I have a B&W that is sitting in a closet folding proteins. Not elegant, but functional.

I just put together an old PM 8500 (which was my very first personal Mac... got nostalgic) that I got on eBay for $0.01. I want to take a picture of it! It's so beige!

I paid:
PM 8500 = $0.01. + $18 shipping
4 GB hard drive = $16
OS 9.1 = $0.00 (miraculously still had it from way back when)
ADB Mouse + Keyboard + VGA adapter = $4
15" Dell Monitor = $1.00 (yard sale)
Grand Total: $38.01

When I bought it new in '96 it was $3000!!!!!

Ahhh depreciation :o
And the whole beige thing really goes well with my apartment's wood panelling :rolleyes:

MattG
Jul 17, 2004, 09:37 PM
I *do* have an actual office, but I rarely use it. I'm out in the living room most of the time. In the picture you can see my Powerbook (1.25 ghz, 1gb RAM, 80gb hard drive, APX), plus my television and all my stereo equipment. If you look really really carefully, in the glass case below the television, towards the middle-left, there's a white rectangular block. That's an Airport Express connected to my stereo. Listening to some Elvis Costello wirelessly while making this post :)

http://homepage.mac.com/mattgudites/macrumors/setup.jpg

Nermal
Jul 30, 2004, 03:00 AM
Well, I *would* post in here, but I don't have any decent photos of my old setup, and my current setup is only 2 days old so I don't have any photos of it whatsoever :(

MrSugar
Jul 30, 2004, 08:18 AM
http://fluidvision.net/thebox/g5home.jpg

=) someday I will have dual 23" .. I swear!!

neoelectronaut
Jul 31, 2004, 12:26 AM
http://fluidvision.net/thebox/g5home.jpg

=) someday I will have dual 23" .. I swear!!

Holy crap man, don't complain.

Where do you people get the money to blow on so many computers? From looking at these pictures it looks like you get a new Mac every damn year.

Anywho, here I go.

eMac, front view. (http://home.graffiti.net/myroom:graffiti.net/4.jpg)

eMac, side view. (http://home.graffiti.net/myroom:graffiti.net/5.jpg)

(Fully Functional) Mac Plus (http://home.graffiti.net/myroom:graffiti.net/7.jpg)

MacCoaster
Jul 31, 2004, 11:38 PM
Only to be changed the day I move in my dorm room.

The day I move in, the setup will be significantly different with a different desk (I hate mine now), and an aluminum 23" Cinema HD display. :D

medea
Aug 2, 2004, 11:14 AM
Here is my new setup. We just moved in and I got this new desk from my friends furniture store, much better than my old one which I know I've posted on here before but can not find pictures of. The iMac is also new since my last setup.

medea
Aug 2, 2004, 11:18 AM
Like I said I can't find pics of my old setup, but oddly enough when I bought my new 20" iMac I sold my original 15" one to my best friend (who also owns the store I got the desk from) and we now share a house together. So here is my old iMac and his current setup, though we've ordered an airport card for it so he will soon be without the ****ty dsl modem and cables.

Mike Teezie
Aug 2, 2004, 01:03 PM
Here is my G5. You can see some of my 20" Display in the pic. Hopefully someone will take me up on my trade offer and I'll be sporting a 17" Powerbook soon!

http://mikesgear.justblow.us/images/G5thumb.jpgClick for full size image (http://mikesgear.justblow.us/images/G5%20Guts.jpg)

taylaner
Aug 2, 2004, 02:13 PM
ok this is how i work with my 17" POWERBOOK... normaly i live in Turkey-Istanbul but i moved to switzerland to my sister....isnt it nice

MattG
Aug 2, 2004, 03:59 PM
ok this is how i work with my 17" POWERBOOK... normaly i live in Turkey-Istanbul but i moved to switzerland to my sister....isnt it niceVery, very nice!

Mike Teezie
Aug 2, 2004, 04:47 PM
ok this is how i work with my 17" POWERBOOK... normaly i live in Turkey-Istanbul but i moved to switzerland to my sister....isnt it nice

Nice indeed!

neoelectronaut
Aug 4, 2004, 11:45 PM
I re-arranged my computing area last night, I'll post a pic soon.

Kingsnapped
Aug 4, 2004, 11:56 PM
First Mac.. first Mac setup. In the summer, this is where I use it 70% of the time, 20% is at my desk (if I'm editing) and the other 10% is split between the bathroom and dining room.

http://pitythefoo.com/upload/userfiles/brian/worstationsmall.jpg (http://pitythefoo.com/upload/userfiles/brian/workstationbig.jpg)
(click for slight bigger-ness)

Nspace
Aug 6, 2004, 09:23 PM
http://www.negativespace.ca/misc/setup01.jpg

http://www.negativespace.ca/misc/setup02.jpg

rickvanr
Aug 6, 2004, 11:38 PM
Only to be changed the day I move in my dorm room.

The day I move in, the setup will be significantly different with a different desk (I hate mine now), and an aluminum 23" Cinema HD display. :D

that doesn't look like a mac. did u mod one, or build your own out of spare parts?

Nspace
Aug 6, 2004, 11:51 PM
that doesn't look like a mac. did u mod one, or build your own out of spare parts?

It looks to me like one is a PC in a Lian Li case, similar to the one in my photo, and then he has the Powerbook there on the desk. If that is indeed a mac that is an impressive mod :)

Brother Michael
Aug 7, 2004, 01:24 AM
It looks to me like one is a PC in a Lian Li case, similar to the one in my photo, and then he has the Powerbook there on the desk. If that is indeed a mac that is an impressive mod :)

Looks like a modded Mac. If you look at the monitor there is a Dock meaning that it is not connected to the Powerbook (at least I thought you couldn't put a Dock on a second monitor).

Also, I will get some pics up within a few days...gotta do it the old way with photos...

Mike

Nspace
Aug 7, 2004, 01:38 AM
It looks to me like the Powerbook is just setup for dual monitors. I don't see a monitor cable going into the mid tower case. We will have to wait and see.

ScotRobson
Aug 7, 2004, 05:08 AM
I was actually taking a pic of my new kitten at the time, but its the only pic i have - very messy and yes it is like that most of the time. Waiting for imac G5 to get new desk etc

supergod
Aug 7, 2004, 09:18 AM
I have a 1.6ghz G5, Radeon 9600, 1gb RAM, 80gb Hard Drive, 17" Apple Studio Display flat-screen CRT.

MacsRgr8
Aug 7, 2004, 04:59 PM

Nspace
Aug 7, 2004, 09:21 PM
If that black box beside the Logitech sub is an additional sub as well, I am not sure that is the best place for that tower.

senseibiz
Aug 7, 2004, 10:10 PM
My turn,
I stared with a
500 mhz imac dv
600 mhz ibook
800 mhz 17" imac
800 mhz ibook
1 ghz emac
Dual 2 ghz G5

I'll put up a picture later.

Tuned MP5
Aug 7, 2004, 10:44 PM
Place holder for now :D

KingSleaze
Aug 8, 2004, 01:02 AM
Apple IIc
Apple IIgs
Mac IIx
Powerbook 180c
Performa 54xx (it's been a while, I don't remember complete designation)
iMac DV 400 (the kids got the iMac DV 500)
15" Powerbook G4 1.25 GHz

wwooden
Aug 8, 2004, 09:18 PM
I have my PowerBook G4 12" connected to a Samsung SyncMacster 170MP, along with my XBox (Below PB) and regular Cable tv also connected to it. I usually watch tv as shown, with the tv on the PIP. I have external HD next to the XBox. If a need to, I put the keyboard and mouse below in the pull out drawer and put the piano keyboard on top. :)

analogkid
Aug 9, 2004, 12:52 AM
1-original mac with 128k of system ram, the awesome 68000 barnburner and the miraculous macpaint and macword- this got upgraded to the 512ke and the floppy changed
2-MacClassic-another 68000 system
3-Macintosh SE-30: now we are getting somewhere-interesting that i had 128mbs of ram in this little b&w
4-Wallstreet 12"
5-Wallstreet 14.1"
6-Beige G3 desktop with a Radeon video card and a Korg Oasys sound card. I'm planning on sticking the 1ghz Sonnet G4 into this along with a few other parts.
The pic
http://www.analogkid.biz/images/AKStandard.jpg

I wonder what the G5 imacs will look like?
Im one of those that secretly hopes for the return of the Cube.

7on
Aug 9, 2004, 08:36 PM
Getting the Computer ready (http://www.spymac.com/gallery/show_photo.php?picid=223259)

Setup 2 (http://www.spymac.com/gallery/show_photo.php?picid=223509)

Mudbug
Aug 9, 2004, 09:20 PM
I took some shots when I got my G5 set up - easier to link you than to post them inline in here:

redirected again 12/30/05 (http://www.davidsond.com/G5/G5.html)

<edit>dunno why I looked this thread up again - why not add some pics now?</edit>

MacCoaster
Aug 11, 2004, 01:40 PM
that doesn't look like a mac. did u mod one, or build your own out of spare parts?
It looks to me like one is a PC in a Lian Li case, similar to the one in my photo, and then he has the Powerbook there on the desk. If that is indeed a mac that is an impressive mod :)
Looks like a modded Mac. If you look at the monitor there is a Dock meaning that it is not connected to the Powerbook (at least I thought you couldn't put a Dock on a second monitor).
It looks to me like the Powerbook is just setup for dual monitors. I don't see a monitor cable going into the mid tower case. We will have to wait and see.
Wow, the Apple logo on my PC case's window sure caught people's attention. :) Not my intention.

You're right, it's a Lian Li case, Nspace. It's my FreeBSD server box. It's an AMD Athlon XP 2100+ 1.73 GHz computer. And you're right, it isn't hooked up to any monitors. It's simply a headless server. I connect to it via ssh.

The only Macintosh you see is my Macintosh PowerBook G4 15" 1.25 GHz. It is hooked up to the 19" screen for dual screen set up (drool.. soon the 23" aluminum cinema). You can have the dock on any monitor, you just have to decide which one is the primary screen. You do that by going to the System Preferences and moving the menubar to the other screen.

janey
Aug 11, 2004, 02:38 PM
my mouse says hi.

http://applegoddess.org/mouse.jpg

sorry for crappy pic quality, cant find my camera so i took the pic with my iSight.

mdntblu
Aug 14, 2004, 04:07 PM
Nice setup. Love the wood.

Would look nice with some highend lighting. http://www.lightmyworld.com


http://www.negativespace.ca/misc/setup01.jpg

http://www.negativespace.ca/misc/setup02.jpg

narco
Aug 16, 2004, 03:47 PM
OK, here is my new setup. Yes, it's DIRTY because that's what a REAL work environment looks like. I'd love to have a clean desk that looks like it has never been used, but it's tough!

What you see: 20" Cinema Display, 40gig 4g iPod, Sony Ericsson T610, Apple Wireless Keyboard / Mouse (dead), 12" Powerbook (now used to keep my coffee warm because it's so damn HOT), a 49e midi keyboard, soundsticks, and a G5 2.0ghz with 1gig of ram under the desk.

Also, I have the Panther book on the desk because I was trying to figure out why my bluetooth mouse died after only 3 weeks!

Oh yeah, the desk is from Target.com. I am obsessed with owning the "perfect desk", and this is (by far) the best one I've owned. It was only $99 too!

EDIT: Forgot to include my "old Macs":

1. Original Bondi iMac
2. iBook SE (Graphite)
3. G3 B&W
4. G4 (forgot what it was called, the dark blue one, Sawtooth was it?)
5. G4 Cube 450mhz
6. 12" Powerbook
7. G5 2.0ghz

I also have a 128k Mac, I used to have an Apple IIe and I still have a 266 G3 Beige tower, but that one doesn't count!

.narco

BakedBeans
Aug 16, 2004, 03:51 PM
nice setup...very nice can you take some more pics..at maybe a slightly more um,,, conventional angle??

narco
Aug 16, 2004, 04:00 PM
nice setup...very nice can you take some more pics..at maybe a slightly more um,,, conventional angle??

Haha, yeah -- since my apartment is as big as a walk-in closet, everything is crowded so it's hard to take a decent pic. Maybe when I move in a couple months I can have a more comfortable work space!

.narco

Nspace
Aug 16, 2004, 07:48 PM
Nice setup. Love the wood.

Would look nice with some highend lighting. http://www.lightmyworld.com

Thanks for the link, I am into art and while I like my setup, since I am in the basement it lacks sunshine and good lighting for work that is not done on the computers.

I will definately check this place out, I am in need of some good lighting, at least over my art table.

Thx for the comments.

baby duck monge
Aug 17, 2004, 10:42 PM
I have my PowerBook G4 12" connected to a Samsung SyncMacster 170MP, along with my XBox (Below PB) and regular Cable tv also connected to it. I usually watch tv as shown, with the tv on the PIP. I have external HD next to the XBox. If a need to, I put the keyboard and mouse below in the pull out drawer and put the piano keyboard on top. :)

so what do you think about the 170MP? i was looking into getting one myself. how does it work as a tv? as a monitor?

wwooden
Aug 18, 2004, 09:03 PM
As far as a tv though, it is only ok. If you sit right up next to it you really see the pixels and it looks really fuzy, but that is only in full screen mode. The only time I watch it like that is when I am lying in bed about 10 feet away and it looks perfect from there, really bright colors that jump out. What I usually do when I am on the computer is use the PIP. When I do that it looks perfect and crystal clear in the chair. There are 3 different options for the size of the PIP and you can move it to anyway on the screen, also, you can select whatever audio-in you want. So if you want to watch tv in the PIP but have the sound come from the computer, that is possible.

The only thing that was really disappointing about this screen was the auxiliary AV. I have an XBox with the S-Video adapter, so I assumed that since this screen had the S-video in and was digital, it was going to have a good picture....I was wrong. I noticed no different between the analog and s-video options. It's sorta the same as with the tv, if I sit up in my computer chair, it is really unclear because nothing is crisp, but from the bed it is fine. One thing it does have is a pretty good contrast ratio, so games that are really dark play pretty well. I was worried about the refresh time as well, but I haven't had any problems with that.

Over all, I am really happy with this screen especially because it has a remote so I can use it from bed just like a regular tv, which saved me a lot of space in my room. I have it hooked up to my stereo speakers, the speakers that are built-in are not great, as it always is. It does everything I was hoping it would do and that is all I can ask. I got it at tigerdirect.com (http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=765228&CatId=1046) for $470 or so, pretty good deal I thought. If you have anymore questions, just e-mail me, hope that helped. :)

XboxEvolved
Aug 22, 2004, 08:30 PM
http://www.nintendo-evolved.com/images/content/misc/room5.jpg

Mac cost me $300 used got this year. Soon will sell on eBay (probably $200 if anyone interested) and will be getting a eMac, get a hack and then have dual monitors ;) iPod also pictured...

belair
Aug 25, 2004, 10:05 AM
On this one you can see the old G3 in the back.
I still keep it close. Just in case I needed to find some of my old stuff.
But with its huge 12 Gig HD it's not of a big use even as a backup machine.

The G5 is computing heaven tough. :)

belair
Aug 25, 2004, 10:07 AM
…I get to post my new desktop along my old one.
I just got my new dual G5 2Ghz with 1.5 Ghgz of RAM a month ago and I was so busy I could not take a decent pic.
Hard to belive that only six months separate those two pictures.
I have invested a great lot in apple lately.

:p

ChrisFromCanada
Aug 25, 2004, 11:04 AM
…I get to post my new desktop along my old one.
I just got my new dual G5 2Ghz with 1.5 Ghgz of RAM a month ago and I was so busy I could not take a decent pic.
Hard to belive that only six months separate those two pictures.
I have invested a great lot in apple lately.

:p

The difference is day and night. Ok that was bad...

fowler.
Aug 25, 2004, 11:33 PM
Old set ups:

1. dual 450, 256 ram, 40 gigs, os 9.2

2. single 400, 512 ram, 40 gigs, os 9.2

3. single 700, 1.12 ram, 40 gigs, 160 external, os 10.3.4
20" cinema display

4. dual 450, 256 ram, 40 gigs, 160 external, os 10.3.5
17" studio display

Currently:

5. dual 2.5, 512 ram :(, 160 gigs, 160 external, os 10.3.5
20" cinema display, 17" studio display, creature II speakers

hidden in the corner til I move back to my apt in two weeks


http://emepher.com/misc/computer/g5_momspad.jpg

nfocus design
Aug 26, 2004, 01:34 PM
I have a couple. A G5 in my home office and an iMac Snow in the bedroom. My 12" PowerBook floats from room to room where needed and travels with me too. First thing I look for in a hotel is high speed internet access :)

Oh, the iMac is still pretty new to me. I found it brand new in the box at a CompUSA a few months ago for $600. It is only used for the internet and iTunes.

narco
Aug 26, 2004, 09:59 PM
…I get to post my new desktop along my old one.
I just got my new dual G5 2Ghz with 1.5 Ghgz of RAM a month ago and I was so busy I could not take a decent pic.
Hard to belive that only six months separate those two pictures.
I have invested a great lot in apple lately.

:p

Where, oh WHERE did you get that red chair? I must have it!
.narco

belair
Aug 27, 2004, 04:41 AM
Where, oh WHERE did you get that red chair? I must have it!
.narco

Yes I also did invest in a new chair. I really love that thing and my back loves it even more. It's a pro active chair, meaning it moves along with you. Keeps your back muscles working. After a long day glued to my screen I can really feel a difference. You can see more about it on the brand's homepage:

http://www.hag.no/hag_germany.nsf/pages/hag_h05

I also like the looks of it. What do you want I love great design. ;)

wwooden
Sep 1, 2004, 05:34 PM
I have a couple. A G5 in my home office and an iMac Snow in the bedroom. My 12" PowerBook floats from room to room where needed and travels with me too. First thing I look for in a hotel is high speed internet access :)

Oh, the iMac is still pretty new to me. I found it brand new in the box at a CompUSA a few months ago for $600. It is only used for the internet and iTunes.

I like how you switched the keyboard and mouse on the two systems, looks much better. The white almost matches the iMac perfect and the black keybaord goes well with your office setup.

nfocus design
Sep 1, 2004, 05:40 PM
I like how you switched the keyboard and mouse on the two systems, looks much better. The white almost matches the iMac perfect and the black keybaord goes well with your office setup.

The white keyboard and mouse actually came with the iMac. It is the pro version. I HATE the new keyboard and mouse that came with my G5. When Apple first announced that they weren't going to be making the pro style anymore, I bought a black pro keyboard and mouse so I'd have it when I got the G5.

iJon
Sep 1, 2004, 06:42 PM
here is mine, i didn't do a good job of compressing it. its in an old junk room in the house. basically i got a dual 1.8 g5 with a 20" display. 19 samsung hooked up to is as well. little tv up there. then i have a 21" applevision monitor hooked up to my gaming pc. its pretty messy but i don't really care.

iJon

Porsche
Sep 5, 2004, 05:01 PM
Here's my lowly setup (http://bigchubbycat.com/mac-setup.jpg).

Pictured are:

Late 2001 iBook G3/600, 384 MB RAM, installed my own 5200 RPM 40 GB drive
1G iPod (5 GB)
harman/kardon speakers (ripped off a Dell in the house)
vTech 900 MHz cordless phone (so as not to interfere with Airport)
Motorola T720
Logitech Cordless Optical Mouse (USB)

Not pictured are:

Canon i960 Photo Printer (left of desk, on floor)
20" Panasonic TV (directly behind camera)
Some old Yamaha stereo amplifier
Ohm "L" model stereo speakers

...and that should about do it. :D

child810
Sep 6, 2004, 08:32 AM
Here's my new 2.5 G5 sitting at home finally.

wwooden
Sep 6, 2004, 11:17 AM
Here's my new 2.5 G5 sitting at home finally.

That's a real nice set-up, to me it looks like that screen is a window in the wall looking outside. :)

kafelatte
Sep 6, 2004, 03:16 PM
If I get around to buying a G5.
Well, I can do this with the two graphite G4's anyway, but it would look so much better in silver...

jrober
Sep 6, 2004, 04:51 PM
Great thread, please stop posting Apple 23" monitor pictures though they barely fit on my 12" screen here and we are jalous :)

My mac history
Apple SE
Apple SE+ (Little Mac)
Apple LCII
Apple LCIII (Bigger Mac)

.....A few years in the wildowness....

iMac Blue Dalmatian
12in G4 Powerbook 1.33Mhz Superdrive (In need of more RAM)

I'll post a picture when I can get a good shot! sorry shot on my iSight.

The best thing here you cannot see. My own 8Meg link to Macrumors behind the lid. The joys of living in a converted telecoms building!

etteguau
Sep 21, 2004, 01:26 PM
Hi there, first of all I'd like to say hello... it's my first post here :)

I've just seen this thread and reminded me of a photo a made about a year ago... From top to bottom:

12" iBook G3/700
Macintosh Classic
G4/400 AGP
G5/1.8 SP

The iBook and the G4 are gone, and now I have a 15" PowerBook and a shiny new 23" display. Also owned a G3/466 graphite clamshell iBook.

Regards,

Juande

realityisterror
Sep 21, 2004, 02:09 PM
I've just seen this thread and reminded me of a photo a made about a year ago... From top to bottom:Juande

apple wasn't kidding when they said the G5 was the world's most powerful desktop computer... :p

reality

matt459
Sep 21, 2004, 03:12 PM
I've just seen this thread and reminded me of a photo a made about a year ago... From top to bottom...

Holy cow, thats cool, but with my luck, my ibook would fall crashing to the floor. Here's mine, first mac and darn proud.

edesignuk
Sep 21, 2004, 03:22 PM
Here's my new 2.5 G5 sitting at home finally.
That looks fantastic! Is that a 20 or 23?

dontmakemehurtu
Sep 21, 2004, 04:26 PM
My past:
G3 12" iBook
500 or 600 Mhz (I forget.)
15 GB (pathetic. I know.)
256 MB (came with 128; I installed the other 128 myself.)
Booted into Mac OS X (Puma) and Mac OS 9
Sold on Amazon

My present:
G4 12" Powerbook
1 GHz
60 GB
768 MB
Mac OS X "Tiger" Developer's Preview (no OS 9 for Classic mode and I don't care)
Planning on selling when G5 Powerbooks come out.

[I]My future:
G5 15" Powerbook
[specs unknown]

MacCoaster
Sep 24, 2004, 10:10 AM
Only to be changed the day I move in my dorm room.

The day I move in, the setup will be significantly different with a different desk (I hate mine now), and an aluminum 23" Cinema HD display. :D
The day has come and passed... I didn't post the updated setup because I already posted it in the dorm setup thread. But what the hell, here it is:
http://digitizedweb.com/DormSetup.jpg

PowerBook G4 1.25 GHz 15" w/ SuperDrive stock
Apple 23" Cinema HD Display
Cheap Altec Lansing ACS22 Speakers (what can I say, I'm deaf :p)
Apple Wireless Keyboard (Bluetooth)
Logitech MX900 Mouse (Bluetooth)
iSight
And yes, that's my PC below the desk. It's my FreeBSD server.

Not pictured is my Bluetooth Sony Ericsson T616. Mac OS X and its Address book freaking rock with bluetooth phones. I can send and receive text messages with Address Book and use the internet over the cell phone with Mac OS X.

And I'll probably change my setup when I hopefully get on the Computer Science House floor.

Gotta go, class at 12 and I need to do homework.

cluthz
Sep 24, 2004, 11:10 AM
http://home.no.net/cluthz/desktop.jpg

Here's my bedroom desktop. Replacing the old CRT with a new LCD within a few weeks. :)

macaddictann
Sep 26, 2004, 11:04 PM
I took this picture today for another purpose, but I may as well share. Note that I didn't do any cleaning before taking it. (I took it as part of a discussion on how to set up for my soon-to-come G5.)

My set-up (http://www.myimgs.com/data/rushrulz/desk.jpg)

Phat_Pat
Sep 27, 2004, 12:20 AM
I took this picture today for another purpose, but I may as well share. Note that I didn't do any cleaning before taking it. (I took it as part of a discussion on how to set up for my soon-to-come G5.)

My set-up (http://www.myimgs.com/data/rushrulz/desk.jpg)


ciggeretts are bad for your health :(

homerjward
Sep 27, 2004, 01:30 AM
I took this picture today for another purpose, but I may as well share. Note that I didn't do any cleaning before taking it. (I took it as part of a discussion on how to set up for my soon-to-come G5.)

My set-up (http://www.myimgs.com/data/rushrulz/desk.jpg)
do u smoke or does your tibook? oh wait, it's not a g5! :D btw, nice printer, ive got the same one.

macaddictann
Sep 27, 2004, 12:47 PM
I do. The PB doesn't. Not intentionally. But it's a bit ashy. :( *Wonders how long until she can completely clog up her G5 when she gets it*

child810
Sep 28, 2004, 09:47 AM
That looks fantastic! Is that a 20 or 23?

It's 23". I'm very happy with my purchase. Everything is working great!

stevey500
Sep 29, 2004, 08:36 AM
Present http://stevey500.servehttp.com/mysetup/100_5473.JPG

iShater
Sep 29, 2004, 10:39 AM
Well, like, holy cow! :eek:

Some of these setups are pretty darn cool, while others ... well ... they make me feel good about my own setup! :D

I think it is obvious that quite a few folks around here REALLY use their Macs, as in pro work.

This is a place holder for my setup, I readjusted my setup two weeks ago to make more room. But from what I have seen on this thread, there are a few things that I need to work on *drooool*.

BigEvan23
Sep 29, 2004, 11:09 AM
Waddaya Think?

40167
Sep 29, 2004, 06:25 PM
Waddaya Think?

I want those speakers....

Mac Lad
Sep 29, 2004, 09:34 PM
Well,

I only have 12" powerbook 768MB RAM, 40GB HD, Combo Drive, 1GHz G4, 133 MHz bus. I previously had Sony Vaio with Pentium 4, but I gave it away so I can totally switch to Mac. And boy... I'm soooo glad I gave the Vaio away.

For now, I'm still deciding whether to get an external dvd burner or external Hard Drive... hmmmm....

5300cs
Sep 30, 2004, 06:01 AM
http://home.no.net/cluthz/desktop.jpg

Nice desktop pic on the PB ;)

2A Batterie
Sep 30, 2004, 09:33 AM
Here's most of my setup:

monkeydo_jb
Sep 30, 2004, 10:58 AM
Here's most of my setup:

Cool mouse pad.

mr_mac
Sep 30, 2004, 12:22 PM
Here's my setup...

Not the best around, but gets me from A to B!

http://sestechno.no-ip.com/~mrmac/Images/G5andiBook2004small.jpg

:D

rhpenguin
Oct 1, 2004, 05:12 PM
This is my humble setup. Specs in sig.

http://69.193.177.111/albums/album02/000_0264.sized.jpg http://69.193.177.111/albums/album02/000_0266.sized.jpg http://69.193.177.111/albums/album02/000_0268.sized.jpg

tonyeck
Oct 11, 2004, 07:27 PM
http://frazmal.com/andrewfee/setups/tony/tn1.jpg

My set up :)

thecow
Oct 11, 2004, 08:36 PM
ok this is how i work with my 17" POWERBOOK... normaly i live in Turkey-Istanbul but i moved to switzerland to my sister....isnt it niceWhere in Switzerland are you?

Vader
Oct 11, 2004, 10:26 PM
I wish I had a nice setup, but I'm too poor. I have a $120 monitor, but it all works, so I'm good.

wrc fan
Oct 13, 2004, 04:09 AM
I've only got pics back to 2002 when I got my first digital camera, but before that I've had tons of Macs.

This one is when I lived in Seattle in 2002. There's a 400MHz Pismo, 350Mhz (overclocked to 400MHz) B&W, a 200MHz PowerComputing PowerTower Pro (Mac Clone), a Athlon XP 1800+ in the silver case, and a Celeron 600MHz without a case. All the systems were hooked up to the 15" Sony Multisync Monitor. Also an Epson Stylus Photo 780 printer.

http://img71.exs.cx/img71/2382/10ll.jpg

Next is later in 2002 when I had moved back to the bay area after finishing school. You can see the Pismo again, as well as the back of a Shuttle SS40G with an Athlon XP 2500+, and a Dual 600MHz 1U rackmount server I was setting up with FreeBSD. The Shuttle was attached to a cheap Envision 19" monitor. The Pismo in the foreground was my girlfriend's 500MHz Pismo.

http://img71.exs.cx/img71/4840/28aj.jpg

In 2003 I found a cheap cube on craigslist.org, bought a 20" Cinema Display, a white Apple Pro Keyboard, a MS Wireless Optical Mouse, and a 20GB iPod. But I sold my Pismo.

http://img71.exs.cx/img71/3823/35wl.jpg

Later on I moved to a new apartment. Got a Epson C82. And got a roomate.
The computers on the left are his (Dual 450MHz G4, 600MHz iBook), Athlon XP 2000+, and you see my Girlfriend's Pismo again (she is the one sitting in the chair). The airport extreme basestation is mine, I got that right when it came out. My Shuttle and Envision monitor are in another room.

http://img71.exs.cx/img71/8096/46ho.jpg

Here I moved again (out of the bay area :( ). You can see my Cube again, and the Envision monitor. I also started putting up a picture that I had rasturbated. And there is an iSight on top of the monitor.

http://img71.exs.cx/img71/5144/50pb.jpg

Finally is my current setup. My brand new Dual 2GHz G5. Gone is the Shuttle and the Cube (well they're in the other room now). And you can see the complete rasturbation. The cell phone you see is a SonyEricsson T637 and next to it is a HBH-65. I'm hoping to trade in my old cinema display for a new 20" soon. (Note: I'm still using the same mouse and keyboard as I did with the Cube)

http://img71.exs.cx/img71/1403/63nv.jpg

iShater
Oct 13, 2004, 10:16 PM
This is my current Mac setup, my PC desk is too messy to bring on here! I call it temp because I am hoping to get a real corner desk soon! :D

http://home.earthlink.net/~ishater/images/desktop.jpg

cb911
Oct 14, 2004, 12:44 AM
some nice setups here. well, any with a shiny new G5 and Cinema Display... will be nice. :D

here's my old setup:
http://img95.exs.cx/img95/6274/MYsetup-02.jpg
that was pretty crowded, and that monitor wasn't a dual-screen setup unfortunately, because it really sucked, what a shocking monitor.

and here's an pic from a couple of months ago, when my bro was building another PC. that's the new case on the right, with the new LCD on the right up on the table. now that's a screen that i sometimes use for a dual setup with my PB. :D
http://img37.exs.cx/img37/9880/PCsetup_oldish.jpg

i'll post the 'new' pics when i get around to them... later today. (hopefully)

cb911
Oct 14, 2004, 02:34 AM
and here's my current setup:

http://img73.exs.cx/img73/5722/MYsetup-new1.jpg

still, a bit of mess around, but oh well. i'm sure i'll clean it up sooner or later. probably later. :p

and hiding behind the PB...

http://img97.exs.cx/img97/740/MYsetup-new2.jpg

a couple of external HD's. :D one is a 250GB, the other an 80GB in a cheap enclosure came out of an old PC.

and here's the current PC setup:

http://img39.exs.cx/img39/4793/PCsetup_new.jpg

alot cleaner than mine. still the same spot, just a different angle. this is the DesertCombar rig, and my bro plays on the other new compy downstairs, we use the intercom function on the cordless phones to coordinate our plans. :D

Jedda
Oct 19, 2004, 07:07 AM
My desk.

andrewfee
Oct 19, 2004, 10:53 PM
My first mac; an iMac G5! :D

Specs:
1.8GHz 20" iMac G5
1GB Ram (2x512 running Dual-Channel)
250GB Hard Drive
Airport Extreme
Internal Bluetooth Module with Keyboard and Mouse

iMac when it's not in use. (screen sleeps after 5 mins, runs 24/7)
http://frazmal.com/andrewfee/setups/1.jpg

iMac when it is in use:
http://frazmal.com/andrewfee/setups/2.jpg

These pics are a couple of weeks old now; I'll be taking newer ones when I get my graphics tablet. (Pearl White 6x8 Graphire3)


I'm surprised how quickly I have adjusted to the new OS; after a day with my mac and having to fix problems on the PC in the house things just didn't feel "right"

I had a 5 button mouse with my old PC, and didn't think I'd be able to do without it, but due to the more intuitive keyboard and mouse system in OSX I can get by with a 1-button mouse no problem. (and get less RSI while I'm at it ;))

I just can't believe how good the system is, or how much smaller and quieter it is than my old pc. I love the fact that I only need the power cable out of the back to use it. (although I usually have my 5.1 Logitech Z-680s connected via optical during the day)

Eldentistfuturo
Oct 19, 2004, 11:21 PM
I just switched OS X last week, and loving it!

http://www.rocketmadness.com/photopost/data/502/358100_0378.JPG

happo
Oct 20, 2004, 01:16 PM
Here it goes...

1994-2000: Mac Performa 460 4MB/160MB running System 7 & Master Tracks Pro 5
2000-2003: PowerMac G4 (Gigabit Ethernet) 400MHz 640MB/60+80GB running OS9 & Cubase VST5
2003-2004: PowerMac G5 1.8GHz DP (rev. A) 1.5GB/750GB running OS X.3 & Logic Pro 6.4.2 (soon to be 7)
2004-: Same as above, but the other equipment has been updated.

JFreak
Oct 21, 2004, 01:07 PM
here's my humble setup. it's a 1.25GHz powerbook with a hdtv projector as a secondary display. it's only 100" screen :cool:

nfocus design
Oct 21, 2004, 01:54 PM
here's my humble setup. it's a 1.25GHz powerbook with a hdtv projector as a secondary display. it's only 100" screen :cool:

Cool setup. Closest I can come to that is to hook my PowerBook to my big screen TV. My little 23" display does pretty good for my daily needs though.

Wano
Oct 21, 2004, 03:23 PM
Dual 1.25Ghz G4
80gb system drive
200 video
40gb backup
1.25gb ram
64mb video card
combo drive
dvd dl 16x drive
with a 20" apple cinema display and jbl creature speakers
then hooked up to a reference monitor and vhs.

as far as software i am using the apple production suite and after effects.

i also have a 12" powerbook stock that i have with me at all times. i mainly use this computer for school and writing screenplays, but i still do some editing on it, but i save the big stuff for my desktop. also, in there is my 20gb iPod and HP printer. Fun stuff for a 19year old film/vieo student!

nfocus design
Oct 21, 2004, 03:33 PM
WANO

I have that same desk. I was always too scared to put my G4 in that slot. It was a close fit. I just bought a few stackable drawers instead to fill the gap.

ravenvii
Oct 21, 2004, 03:34 PM
I don't have pictures... And I'm a recent switcher, so my list isn't long. And it's a bit weird too :p

1. PowerBook G4 550 MHz: I only had this 'Book for about 2 months. I just decided that I don't like laptops, and want a desktop, so I sold it on eBay about two months after I bought it, and swallowed a $400 loss, then bought a...

2. 17" iMac G4 800 MHz: I got this with the money I got from selling the PowerBook. I really liked the thing, but wasn't really completely sold on Apple and Mac OS X, so I only had this for 7 months before I "switched back", and built a PC tower, a pretty kickass one as well. Then in summer 2003, I got an...

3. iBook G3 900 MHz - I decided to give Apple one more chance, and the promotion they had going at that time was amazing - the iBook, a printer, Final Cut Express and an 10 GB 3G iPod, all for just 1,600. Who can beat that?! Well, for the next 4 months, I used the iBook as a secondary "toy" computer, and did everything on my PC tower. Then I got Panther, and it addressed so many of my complaints about Jaguar, and it somehow convinced me that Apple rules and PCs drool. So now my PC is sitting at home in neglect, and this iBook is being used as my main computer. It's the first Mac I had for a full year, too. :p :D

Wano
Oct 21, 2004, 07:39 PM
nfocus design,

it's a nice desk and i haven't had any pronlems with the G4 staying in the slot. But, I think that is a good idea with the drawers, the main reason i hae it there and not my desk is to utilize space.

nfocus design
Oct 21, 2004, 07:44 PM
nfocus design,

it's a nice desk and i haven't had any pronlems with the G4 staying in the slot. But, I think that is a good idea with the drawers, the main reason i hae it there and not my desk is to utilize space.

I was just too chicken to put mine up there. Glad yours has been okay. I didn't try, but I don't think my G5 would fit even it I wanted it to.

wowser
Oct 21, 2004, 08:50 PM
While i wait for a new iMac to be released...

the rug really ties the room together :p

nospleen
Oct 21, 2004, 09:19 PM
Some of my old and present macs.

JeffTL
Oct 21, 2004, 10:03 PM
iBook G3/800 256 AirPort bought May 03, 10gb 3G iPod 12/03, old Realistic headphones, Palm Tungsten C, Apple keyboard and mouse, SanDisk USB drive.

Next to it, Western Electric Model 500 phone, because newer isn't always better, but elegance is always a good thing.

Mechcozmo
Oct 21, 2004, 11:46 PM
(Removed Older stuff)

Found some!

It is my iMac, my PowerBook, and the PC screen all playing the same song in iTunes. The PC isn't actually hooked up though. iTunes just mirrors the displays...
(note: horribly compressed! :eek: )

UnixMac
Oct 22, 2004, 11:13 AM
http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323466.jpg

http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323452.jpg

http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/70056767.jpg

can't use HTML in my post I guess.. so here are links to my setup.

N10248
Oct 22, 2004, 11:44 AM
Heres mine:

iMac G4 800 & PowerMac G3 350 with a sony monitor

http://1stforcrafts.com/WebObjects/N10248/newstuff01.jpg
G3 has capture card so can mirror & capture stuff

http://1stforcrafts.com/WebObjects/N10248/newstuff02.jpg

bye

UnixMac
Oct 22, 2004, 12:24 PM
Heres mine:

iMac G4 800 & PowerMac G3 350 with a sony monitor

http://1stforcrafts.com/WebObjects/N10248/newstuff01.jpg
G3 has capture card so can mirror & capture stuff

http://1stforcrafts.com/WebObjects/N10248/newstuff02.jpg

bye

great looking set up.... how may I ask did you post the pics directly to the thread? I used IMG and HTML no luck...

edesignuk
Oct 22, 2004, 12:26 PM
great looking set up.... how may I ask did you post the pics directly to the thread? I used IMG and HTML no luck...
You use the [IMG] tags, but if you're host doesn't allow hotlinking this could be why it didn't work for you.

saunders45
Oct 22, 2004, 02:45 PM
N10248 where'd you get that desk? I've been looking for a new one and that looks like it might work

N10248
Oct 22, 2004, 03:01 PM
N10248 where'd you get that desk? I've been looking for a new one and that looks like it might work

£99 from argos
its a UK mail order company
site: www.argos.co.uk and search for "avebury"

edesignuk
Oct 22, 2004, 03:12 PM
Old (2000/2001ish I think):
http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_old_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_old_large.jpg)

New:
http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_jan04_large.jpg)
And now...

http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_oct04_small.jpg (http://upload.edesignuk.net/uploaded_data/images/edesignuk_setup_oct04_large.jpg)

_bnkr612
Oct 22, 2004, 03:26 PM
How much are your electricity bills? Geeze...

Windowlicker
Oct 22, 2004, 04:09 PM
This is a rather bad picture of my setup. The catch is this is the first photo I've created myself (by that I mean dark room copying or whatever it's called). If I get a digi camera some day, I'll take a better picture. There's a G5 lying under the desk :)

http://www.saunalahti.fi/hynnlau/pictionary/lauridesk.jpg

nfocus design
Oct 22, 2004, 04:33 PM
This is a rather bad picture of my setup. The catch is this is the first photo I've created myself (by that I mean dark room copying or whatever it's called). If I get a digi camera some day, I'll take a better picture. There's a G5 lying under the desk :)

http://www.saunalahti.fi/hynnlau/pictionary/lauridesk.jpg

Are you studying photography? I remember the days of developing B&W prints. Why don't you have a digital camera? Surely you can afford it if you have the money for a G5 :)

TIP: Clean your negative before exposing and print for true blacks and true whites. Print looks flat.

wowser
Oct 22, 2004, 05:13 PM
i love that photo - looks like it was taken in the 19th century, but then you see the G5 stuff and it's a great contrast. I also like your record player - mp3s cannot better vinyl as a format (though it is hard to take your records with you on the move!)

UnixMac
Oct 22, 2004, 06:39 PM
see post by wowser for my pics..

realityisterror
Oct 22, 2004, 08:28 PM
use this format:
image url goes here

to produce this:
http://www.google.com/images/logo.gif


i guess this should be edesign's next guide...
reality

wowser
Oct 22, 2004, 08:38 PM
you mean like this.... (and I've done this on 3 other sites with total success, so it's not my picturetrail accout). Not sure what else to try, I also can't select an Avitar in my profile area. I must just be a second class member of MacRumors or something!

look here at my MACNN version...
http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=51777&perpage=50&pagenumber=27#post2217375

<IMG SRC="http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323466.jpg">

<IMG SRC="http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323452.jpg">

<IMG SRC="http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/70056767.jpg">

here ya go, bro:



http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323466.jpg


http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323452.jpg

http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/70056767.jpg

UnixMac
Oct 22, 2004, 10:02 PM
Thanks wowser... I guess I should leave the computer programing and HTML to the experts.. I think I have it figured out now.

Anyway.. just for practice....
http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323466.jpg

neoelectronaut
Oct 23, 2004, 12:48 AM
Most of these aren't Mac related--but I'm posting them anyway.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v99/maximumzero/computadora.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v99/maximumzero/corner.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v99/maximumzero/dreamcastu.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v99/maximumzero/bookcase.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v99/maximumzero/dcgames.jpg

Macs R Us
Oct 23, 2004, 05:52 AM
My room a few months ago...


http://www.macsruscomputers.com/mrroom1.JPG
http://www.macsruscomputers.com/mrroom2.JPG
http://www.macsruscomputers.com/mrroom3.JPG
http://www.macsruscomputers.com/mrroom4.JPG
http://www.macsruscomputers.com/mrroom5.JPG

wowser
Oct 23, 2004, 08:02 AM
Nice to see a fellow eMac user :) Here is mine - kinda christamas-y

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v56/wowser/IM000938.jpg

link92
Oct 23, 2004, 04:39 PM
http://geoffers.uni.cc/setup.jpg

edesignuk
Oct 23, 2004, 04:47 PM
- link92

23 or 30?

Very nice :D

UnixMac
Oct 23, 2004, 05:06 PM
- link92

23 or 30?

Very nice :D

that's a 30 alright... I compared my keyboard to his and mine looks bigger against the screen than his, and I have the 23"... frankly in hindsight, I wish I'd gone with the 30 now.. I figured it was gonna look stupid and too large (cartoonish) on the desktop, but it would have been fine. Maybe for Christmas! :p

link92
Oct 23, 2004, 05:16 PM
Yeah, Dual 2.5GHz G5 hooked up to a 30" Cinema Display HD

hotwire132002
Oct 23, 2004, 09:27 PM
Past is first, Present is second. Future is the same with an HDTV :p

matthutch
Oct 23, 2004, 11:40 PM
I have a nasty habit of keeping old stuff now, so i tend to collect computers & monitors.

From right to left:

1st gen Powerbook 12"
Linux PC (PIII-550 i think) acting as gateway and fileserver
G4-350
Dual 2Ghz G5
Windows PC (PII-400), under the desk, soon to be FreeBSD.
3 17" monitors of varying ages
15" Sony LCD

http://equiknox.com/computers.jpg

And yes, the monitors are all connected to the G5 :) (This is an older photo, hence the different layout)

http://equiknox.com/monitors.jpg

The setup didn't start like that, was originally only single monitor with the G4, then dual (nicked it from the PC when it became a gateway), then got the third monitor free and the LCD at a bargin price.

Previous to this, i've had (reverse order)

Performa 6400/200
Performa 630
Atari ST 1040 (with 1MB ram upgrade ;))
BBC Master

ok i know this is going to sound stupid but how did you hook up the 4 moniters? very interested in doing similar with my setup here?

wrc fan
Oct 24, 2004, 12:09 AM
ok i know this is going to sound stupid but how did you hook up the 4 moniters? very interested in doing similar with my setup here?

He probably got a couple pci video cards to attach the old CRTs to.

Fender
Oct 29, 2004, 08:06 PM
http://frazmal.com/andrewfee/setups/tony/tn1.jpg

My set up :)

Can you post that desktop wallpaper, man? Or tell me where you got it, incase there are more like it.

clr900
Oct 29, 2004, 09:09 PM
Thanks wowser... I guess I should leave the computer programing and HTML to the experts.. I think I have it figured out now.

Anyway.. just for practice....
http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323466.jpgHow long have you had your computer for? I'm guessing not long because it starts to get very dusty in there...really bothers me. By the way your computer doesn't like it when you take off it's plastic guard while it's still on. :p

neoelectronaut
Oct 29, 2004, 09:14 PM
Can you post that desktop wallpaper, man? Or tell me where you got it, incase there are more like it.

If I didn't know any better, I'd say it's from Pixel Girl Presents (http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com).

http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com/images/desktops/knives/vectormaya.zip

http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com/images/desktops/axii/track12illletyoutellme_1600.jpg

http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com/images/desktops/Seven/Curves_v2.jpg

http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com/images/desktops/Michael_Schwobe/AnimeNatalie_1024.jpg

http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com/images/desktops/Carla_Chaves/romantik_1280.jpg

...and so on...

Buckaroo
Oct 31, 2004, 12:35 AM
http://home.earthlink.net/~spacebuckaroo/images/desk4a2.JPEG


I still have a lot of finish work to do.

UnixMac
Oct 31, 2004, 08:03 AM
http://home.earthlink.net/~spacebuckaroo/images/desk4a2.JPEG


I still have a lot of finish work to do.

DAMN! :eek:

edesignuk
Oct 31, 2004, 08:14 AM
http://home.earthlink.net/~spacebuckaroo/images/desk4a2.JPEG


I still have a lot of finish work to do.
You MUST be joking!? :eek: What in the world do you do with all that????

hotwire132002
Oct 31, 2004, 08:40 AM
You MUST be joking!? :eek: What in the world do you do with all that????

I was wondering the same thing myself...

Buckaroo
Oct 31, 2004, 09:08 AM
It's a long story.

I wanted to set up 4 LCD's to play Flight Simulator on multiple monitors. I even built a Windows machine to play the game. The windows machine is hooked up to the monitor on the left. I am waiting for the price of the (windows) video card that I want to power all 4 displays to come down to reason. When I first started this, I was expecting the price for the video card to run $300, but it is over $500.

Anyhow, I recently started on the finish work, and I have a long way to go. I want it to look really nice, kindof a Sci-fi look.

Macs R Us
Oct 31, 2004, 09:32 AM
Well thats nothing compared to my setup :rolleyes: ... But VERY COOL none the less...

cb911
Oct 31, 2004, 11:18 PM
finish work? you mean you're going to build the screens into the wall or something? :eek:

sounds crazy... but very cool! :D :cool:

i could see how i could use all those screens... ;) :D

make sure you come back and post some pics when it's done.

nfocus design
Nov 1, 2004, 07:37 AM
It's a long story.

I wanted to set up 4 LCD's to play Flight Simulator on multiple monitors. I even built a Windows machine to play the game. The windows machine is hooked up to the monitor on the left. I am waiting for the price of the (windows) video card that I want to power all 4 displays to come down to reason. When I first started this, I was expecting the price for the video card to run $300, but it is over $500.

Anyhow, I recently started on the finish work, and I have a long way to go. I want it to look really nice, kindof a Sci-fi look.

Are you going to paint your setup? I think painting it black would look better than seeing the bare wood. Just a thought.

makisushi
Nov 1, 2004, 09:50 AM
When I first started this, I was expecting the price for the video card to run $300, but it is over $500.



With all that, it is hard to believe that you are worried about $200 bucks!

anyways, very nice!

UnixMac
Nov 1, 2004, 10:41 AM
It's a long story.

I wanted to set up 4 LCD's to play Flight Simulator on multiple monitors. I even built a Windows machine to play the game. The windows machine is hooked up to the monitor on the left. I am waiting for the price of the (windows) video card that I want to power all 4 displays to come down to reason. When I first started this, I was expecting the price for the video card to run $300, but it is over $500.

Anyhow, I recently started on the finish work, and I have a long way to go. I want it to look really nice, kindof a Sci-fi look.

You need to cut out of some high-quality cardboard some panels and paint them, to cover all of the wood up, and all of the wires.. then it will look incredible. When you finish it, post another pic please.

tech4all
Nov 1, 2004, 05:48 PM
http://home.earthlink.net/~spacebuckaroo/images/desk4a2.JPEG


I still have a lot of finish work to do.


.... :eek:

Giaguara
Nov 1, 2004, 06:34 PM
too lazy to take pics home or at work but here trying ...

me:
home: 1 powerbook 12" (80 GB, superdrive, rev B), 1 ipod 2nd gen 20 gb, 1 ipod mini (pink), 1 isight, airmac (japenese airport extreme), (from december 1 imac g5 17" and 1/2 xserve raid sfp), 1 olympus camedia c-740, 1 newton 2000, ericsson t-39m with bluetooth
work: 1 emac (1,25 ghz), 1 g4 tower + 17" display

home:
total roughly:
2 ibooks 12", 1 ibook clamshell graphite, i think 3 12" powerbooks, 1 17" powerbook, no clue how many ipods, i think at least 1 per person (6 apple people living a home..), 1 airmac, 1 airport express, unknown number of digital cameras and mobile phones, a few palms, the newton .. and soon to add the xserve raid sfp, one or a few more airports, some more isights, a dual g5 ... :D :eek:

total macs at work:
we sort of make them .. and xserves too so go figure :D

Brother Michael
Nov 3, 2004, 08:33 PM
http://home.earthlink.net/~spacebuckaroo/images/desk4a2.JPEG


You could watch like 17 different pornos at once with a killer set-up like that.

Mike

cb911
Nov 4, 2004, 07:10 AM
LOL. :D




but seriously, come on. keep it clean people. :/

munkle
Nov 4, 2004, 07:54 AM
but seriously, come on. keep it clean people. :/

Says the man with this as his sig:

the next blockbuster from director and actor Mel Gibson...

The Passion of Jenna: Flogged and Nailed

;) :p

And to Buckaroo, dang that is one impressive set up, maybe slightly over the top, but very impressive nevertheless!! :eek: :D

Cohiba
Nov 4, 2004, 04:11 PM
It's a long story.

When I first started this, I was expecting the price for the video card to run $300, but it is over $500.



With all the duckets you've invested so far, whats another few hundie ?!?!?!

IDANNY
Nov 4, 2004, 05:27 PM
Waddaya Think?


That is a beautiful set up.

IDANNY
Nov 4, 2004, 05:31 PM
here's my humble setup. it's a 1.25GHz powerbook with a hdtv projector as a secondary display. it's only 100" screen :cool:


This is really cool.

IDANNY
Nov 4, 2004, 05:36 PM
I think that the Imacs are the most sleeek.

sebgate20
Nov 6, 2004, 03:52 AM
I have two macs but one is away on loan:

1. iBook G4
1GHz G4
256mb DDR RAM
Combo Driver
14" Screen
New Keyboard (Fitted by me!)
Formac 1740 connected using Screen Hack
Apple Keyboard and Mouse
Tungsten T3
Psion netBook
iPod 3G 20gb
External 60gb Hard Drive (not pictured)

2. PowerMac G3 B&W (on loan)
350MHz G3
384mb RAM
80gb Hard Drive
NEC Multisync 15" LCD
Logitech USB Keyboard and Mouse
LiteON Combo Drive
Zip 100

As well as a WinXP Box, Linux QMail server, SpeedTouch ADSL, 8port Hub and DLink Print Server!

Seb

cb911
Nov 7, 2004, 03:15 AM
Says the man with this as his sig:



;) :p

And to Buckaroo, dang that is one impressive set up, maybe slightly over the top, but very impressive nevertheless!! :eek: :D

ho ho ho. :D

but what...? i hear it's coming out soon... ;) :p LOL. BTW, you're the first one to comment on my sig so far.

and that big ':D' at the end of your post.... looked to me like it's nose was sitting on the baseline. :eek: are the forums jumbled again?

Knox
Nov 11, 2004, 03:54 AM
ok i know this is going to sound stupid but how did you hook up the 4 moniters? very interested in doing similar with my setup here?

As oaklandburn suggested, just done with additional graphics cards. I've got the Radeon 9600 that came with the G5, a Radeon 7000 PCI and an old Rage 128 PCI. Strictly speaking I don't need the Rage - both the Radeons are dual port cards - but I'm not sure if I've got the right adaptors for the digital ports.

_pb_boi
Nov 11, 2004, 04:11 PM
I've posted a link to a pic of my mac setup below. It's in my bedroom, and I use it mainly for school work and watching DVD's. Took advantage of Apple's interest free credit offer for the display, which arrived 2 weeks ago tomorrow. How'd I ever do without it!

Specs are in my sig, but I'll run over them here anyway.

Powerbook G4 rev B AE
LaCie 160gig D2 fw drive
20in cinema display

Hope the link works ok!

andy.

My setup (http://www.darkplaces.co.uk/phpBB2/album_page.php?pic_id=3521)

rikers_mailbox
Nov 11, 2004, 06:47 PM
Gotta say, it's fun to see all the setups. Most of them are causing me to drool. All I have is a dinky 12" PB and an old iMac DV 400 for iTunes and internet. I really need to get nice 20" iMac G5 or something. Oh, and a digicam to show it off once I buy it! :p

Cool stuff guys.

Buckaroo
Nov 11, 2004, 07:25 PM
I have an update. I'm working on making aluminum panels to cover some of the blank spaces. I'll include some blinky leds and switches.

UnixMac
Nov 12, 2004, 09:23 AM
I have an update. I'm working on making aluminum panels to cover some of the blank spaces. I'll include some blinky leds and switches.

Can't wait!

Lord Blackadder
Nov 12, 2004, 10:53 PM
My humble current setup. I'm working on an LCD and a better sound system...never satisfied.

Whoa! just realized that somebody else here has the same desk! :eek: (It's not like they're mass produced or anything... :D)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v439/danthearcheologist/G4SMP.jpg

nfocus design
Nov 12, 2004, 11:04 PM
My G5 is having the logic board replaced so I have to use my 12" PowerBook for the next week. :(

risc
Nov 13, 2004, 04:01 AM
http://nakedsoul.org/setup.jpg

Power Mac G5 Dual 1.8, 256 MB Radeon 9800 XT, 2 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, BT, Logitech MX510 mouse, 20" AL ACD, EyeTV 400 (also have an EyeHome in the lounge room), & an iBook G4 14" 1 GHz (first Mac got it last November). Before these machines I was running Linux/BSD on x86 since '94 (I still have 2 Linux boxes here, 1 is a gateway, the other is the GFs PC). Amiga before that, and before that a bunch of 8 bitters.

The desk is ugly but it does the job.

cb911
Nov 13, 2004, 04:13 AM
nice risc. :cool: another Aussie on the boards! :D

i also used to use a swiss ball for sitting on as well. that was pretty good. but i've got a bit slack now, i've reverted to the normal chair. :p

Pixeled_Apple
Nov 13, 2004, 04:28 AM
I'm an aussie as well! and Nice setup risc, I can't wait til I (hoping) get my PowerBook

cb911
Nov 14, 2004, 04:19 PM
hey Pixeled_Apple, good to see another Aussie over here. :D but i wouldn't have known it if you didn't mention it... you might consider adding that to your Location, so we can all see it? ;)

hope your plans for a PowerBook work out. :) you could also post a pic of your current setup, then we can compare how much of an improvement it will be with a PowerBook sitting in place of your old compy. :cool:

Phat_Pat
Nov 14, 2004, 05:48 PM
Sorry my room is a mess....
hopefully after christmas i'll have a G5 :rolleyes:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v512/Phat_Pat/IM000536.jpg

hotwire132002
Nov 14, 2004, 05:59 PM
Sorry my room is a mess....
hopefully after christmas i'll have a G5 :rolleyes:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v512/Phat_Pat/IM000536.jpg

Nice. It's a very clean look (compared to mine, anyway). I like it!

cb911
Nov 14, 2004, 07:22 PM
yeah, nice and clean setup there... :) especially compated to mine... :o

or if you really want to see a messy room...i could post a pic of my bedroom. :eek: or maybe not... :D

Will Curran
Nov 14, 2004, 08:11 PM
Sorry my room is a mess....
hopefully after christmas i'll have a G5 :rolleyes:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v512/Phat_Pat/IM000536.jpg

Those are some sweet speakers, but I blew out the subwoofer. Still! Nice speakers.

neoelectronaut
Nov 14, 2004, 08:19 PM
How the hell did you get the keyboard wire to reach so far? The thing is damn short.

Devie
Nov 14, 2004, 09:32 PM
How the hell did you get the keyboard wire to reach so far? The thing is damn short.
BT maybe?

nospleen
Nov 14, 2004, 09:34 PM
How the hell did you get the keyboard wire to reach so far? The thing is damn short.

They are probably using the little extension connector cord. I remember getting one with my old powermac.

Phat_Pat
Nov 15, 2004, 10:09 PM
How the hell did you get the keyboard wire to reach so far? The thing is damn short.
one of these USB splitters
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v512/Phat_Pat/IM000538.jpg


which is one like this. (http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=&Section_Id=201501&pcount=&Product_Id=134189) although, thankfully, mine was a whole lot cheaper than that thing.
Those are some sweet speakers, but I blew out the subwoofer. Still! Nice speakers.
yeah i know they are really powerful for what i payed for them. :D
get pretty loud to... well enough for my dad to yell at me.... :rolleyes:

wowser
Nov 18, 2004, 07:29 PM
Sorry, guys - i was feeling arty :rolleyes:

http://www.picturehost.co.uk/free.one/IM000946.jpg

Mpowerbook182
Nov 19, 2004, 12:13 AM
I have just joined MacRumors, and thought a good way although late, to introduce myself was to show some pictures of my set up.

Here is my powerbook
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/M3drifter/mac1.jpg

My eMac which is now more my girlfriends computer than mine.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/M3drifter/mac2.jpg

and now both of them :D
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v36/M3drifter/bothmacs.jpg

cb911
Nov 19, 2004, 03:06 AM
hi Mpowerbook182 - welcome to MacRumors. :)

nice setup. and aawww... how sweet. you both get to surf MR side by side. :p

Rod Rod
Nov 19, 2004, 04:19 AM
one of these USB splitters

<picture of USB switch>

which is one like this. (http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=&Section_Id=201501&pcount=&Product_Id=134189) although, thankfully, mine was a whole lot cheaper than that thing.

I bought the device you linked by mistake, when I actually needed the device you have pictured. So now I have both. They are functionally different but easy to mix up (at least I got them mixed up). I use the one you have pictured and the one you linked is still in its sealed plastic wrapping.

This is the link (http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=&Section_Id=2091&pcount=&Product_Id=120618) for the device you have pictured.

Phat_Pat
Nov 19, 2004, 07:03 PM
I bought the device you linked by mistake, when I actually needed the device you have pictured. So now I have both. They are functionally different but easy to mix up (at least I got them mixed up). I use the one you have pictured and the one you linked is still in its sealed plastic wrapping.

This is the link (http://catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Merchant_Id=&Section_Id=2091&pcount=&Product_Id=120618) for the device you have pictured.

ohh thanks i couldn't find that one. I originally bought it for my printer but i got rid of one computer so it was just sitting around. I decided to find a use for it :cool:

Forced Perfect
Nov 21, 2004, 03:23 PM
I just moved so not everything is setup and clean. hehe

http://www.forcedperfect.net/images/room1.jpg
From left to right: Crappy colour SCSI scanner, G3ed 7100/80AV, Duo Dock II with a Duo 280c inside, Performa 580CD with MPEG system.

LC 575 on the floor waiting for setup.

http://www.forcedperfect.net/images/room2.jpg
From left to right: Stack of HP hubs, 400 MHz G4 tower on the floor, 15" MS AV display for the G4, my TAM, and a second 15" display for the G4.

On the fridge is my G3ed 7500 webserver.

You can't really see it, but the monitor on the left's desktop is a splashscreen fro Marathon. hehe

I'm working on filling the blue water jug with coins so I will never be able to move it.
http://www.forcedperfect.net/images/room3.jpg

My router and LocalTalk to Ethernet bridge is attached to the leg of my desk.

Like my framed Apple stuff? I have more to frame up. hehe

http://www.forcedperfect.net/images/room4.jpg
Like every good Mac freak my bookshelves have nothing but my odd collection of DVDs; Calvin and Hobbes/Dilbert/Far Side comics; Mac Addicts and Mac Users (off camera); SyQuest/Jaz/Zip/floppy media.

Also more hardware than books.

Rod Rod
Nov 22, 2004, 08:03 AM
ohh thanks i couldn't find that one. I originally bought it for my printer but i got rid of one computer so it was just sitting around. I decided to find a use for it :cool:

I use mine to share a keyboard and mouse with two computers: a 12" PowerBook running with its lid closed, and a PM G4 1.25. The monitor has two inputs (DVI and VGA) with a switch, so I don't need a KVM switch because I have that Belkin USB thing and the monitor has a switch built in.

(I'll post my setups soon.)

Can someone tell the people that use my photos from my site on eBay auctions to at least click my banner?


That stinks that people are stealing the pics from your website. That's why I watermark my eBay images. I guess watermarking website pictures would look dumb though.

Forced Perfect
Nov 22, 2004, 09:20 AM
That stinks that people are stealing the pics from your website. That's why I watermark my eBay images. I guess watermarking website pictures would look dumb though.

Yeah, I don't have -that- much of a problem with it. I think it is kind of funny, but come on. They don't even ask me first.

I could complain to eBay, but... I'm lazy.

UnixMac
Nov 22, 2004, 09:27 AM
Yeah, I don't have -that- much of a problem with it. I think it is kind of funny, but come on. They don't even ask me first.

I could complain to eBay, but... I'm lazy.

I learned a valuable lesson on ebay a short whole back (I never use them for big stuff anymore)..

but I sold a very expensive Swiss watch to a scam artist who fooled me with a fake escrow website to send my watch before I had payment (never again!)... then the jerk turned around and set up his own sale of the very same watch using MY PICS!!!

I tried in vein to contact ebay about it for days.. finally after some serious effort and calling their corporate office did I get someone to pull the ad off... but the watch is now MIA..

to good news is every one of these watches has serial numbers everywhere (case, movement etc..) and they all have to get service as some point, and it's only able to get done with the manufacturers assistance. They told me the minute it comes across their path, it will be seized.

markjones05
Nov 22, 2004, 10:35 AM
I just switched OS X last week, and loving it!

http://www.rocketmadness.com/photopost/data/502/358100_0378.JPG

Thats hot i love the powermate i just cant justify paying that much for it.

markjones05
Nov 22, 2004, 10:41 AM
here ya go, bro:



http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323466.jpg


http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/66323452.jpg

http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/70056767.jpg

Why is your Lacie drive upside down?

UnixMac
Nov 22, 2004, 11:21 AM
Why is your Lacie drive upside down?

Make a long story short... wire clutter.

The power receptacle on the Lacie is on the top if you mount it right, and that sticks out over the 4" bump in my computer nook, and drives my anal retentive wife crazy. So I mounted it upside down.

But quite frankly, it makes a lot more sense. I don't know why Lacie didn't think of it.

nfocus design
Nov 22, 2004, 12:03 PM
Thats hot i love the powermate i just cant justify paying that much for it.

I have a PowerMate that I don't use any more. A few OS updates ago it really started acting strange. It was conflicting with my mouse. Sometimes I would mouse over my dock looking for an app and it would open the app the mouse was over. It was like I was clicking at random. I was about to go nuts when my boyfriend told me he had read online that the PowerMate was the problem. This was on my G4. I haven't tried it since I got my G5. Maybe I'll give it another try.

doofy
Nov 26, 2004, 08:50 AM
heya guys, my first post here.. and my first apple computer too :P
have it for two weeks now !

my new iMac G5 20''
250 gig
bluetooth
airport express
2x512 mb ram

iPod 3g 20 gig

photo's taken with: olympus c40 zoom

http://homepage.mac.com/barry_b/.Pictures/thumbnail_1.jpg
bigger image (http://homepage.mac.com/barry_b/.Pictures/big_1.jpg)

http://homepage.mac.com/barry_b/.Pictures/thumbnail_2.jpg
bigger image (http://homepage.mac.com/barry_b/.Pictures/big_2.jpg)

chanoc
Nov 26, 2004, 07:03 PM
My current iBook:

cb911
Nov 27, 2004, 01:02 AM
very nice doofy, and congrats on choosing Mac. :D

nice fan as well. i've always wanted one of them. but now that the whole house is air conditioned, no need. :D :p

chanoc - what site is that i see on your iBook? doesn't look like MacRumors... traitor! :p

Brother Michael
Nov 27, 2004, 01:09 AM
Doofy: Where did you get that Matrix Screen Saver??? I wants it!

Chanoc: Nice iBook.

Mike

munkle
Nov 27, 2004, 01:33 AM
Doofy: Where did you get that Matrix Screen Saver??? I wants it!

Chanoc: Nice iBook.

Mike

Red Pill (http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/11727) is a popular Matrix Screen Saver.

cb911
Nov 27, 2004, 01:36 AM
i like Xirtam matrix-screensaver the best...

but take your pick.... http://macupdate.com/search.php?keywords=matrix+screensaver&os=all&button.x=15&button.y=12 :D

chanoc
Nov 27, 2004, 07:59 PM
chanoc - what site is that i see on your iBook? doesn't look like MacRumors... traitor! :p

That's PayPal, looking at my .60 USD balance. :o

Phat_Pat
Nov 28, 2004, 11:43 PM
That's PayPal, looking at my .60 USD balance. :o
lol :D :)

UnixMac
Dec 1, 2004, 09:17 AM
doofy.. I see you're a fan of retro-fan's as well (pardon the pun!)..

:D

yana_maki
Dec 1, 2004, 12:08 PM
hi, just registered.

I was looking at all your setups and was like *green envy surrounds me*...*greener envy*...finally saw the setup of fellow board member which reminded me a TV Studio *greenest envy* XD

I just have a pic of my setup right now and it΄s full of words and doodles, so excuse the childish presentation :P

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v437/yanis/mydesktopreal.jpg

Rod Rod
Dec 1, 2004, 01:12 PM
Here are some of my setups, starting from my eMac last year:

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/my_emac01.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/my_emac06.jpg

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/my_emac03.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/my_emac04.jpg

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/my_emac05.jpg

I had this PM G4 1.25 for a little while:

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/picture002.jpg

I sold that and got a PM G5. It's not visible in this picture (it's to the right of the TV, sitting on the same shelf thing the VCR and iSub was on in the second picture). However, this picture shows how I had the desk set up.

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/monitorside-01.jpg

That G5 had to go before I took a month-long overseas trip this past summer. I got a nice table to replace that horrible little desk I had been using.

I had a 17" 1.25GHz iMac G4 for a little while -- notice how big a difference the table makes:

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/iMac_1.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/iMac_2.jpg

The most recent setup pictures I took are these:

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/setup11_01.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/setup11_02.jpg http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/setup11_03.jpg

You can see I'm using the same USB switch Phat_Pat uses, to switch the keyboard and mouse between the PowerBook and the Power Mac. The IBM P260 21" monitor has a switch on it to go between the DVI and VGA inputs.

Some of the stuff pictured above: Wiebetech DuoGB FW enclosure with 400GB RAID 0 (2x200GB), Griffin USB Hub for Audio, Wired & Wireless Apple Keyboard and Mouse, JVC TV, VCR & headphones and Compaq DLT drive.

I'll have an all new setup in the next few days because I finally got a DP Power Mac G5, a JVC D-VHS deck, Klipsch ProMedia GMX D-5.1 speakers and 23" Apple Cinema Display (ADC type). Now I'll get really good use out of my JVC HD10.

neoelectronaut
Dec 1, 2004, 01:20 PM
You don't seem to keep computers for very long...you must have a very disposeable income, I assume.

Rod Rod
Dec 1, 2004, 02:39 PM
You don't seem to keep computers for very long...you must have a very disposeable income, I assume.

If I had lots of money I'd have a much nicer setup, but as it is I just go with what I can afford. I'll probably have to sell my 12" PowerBook soon because of the 23" Cinema Display I bought.

All the computer buying and selling I've done hasn't made or lost me money. I'm even overall, with one exception. I bought and sold a couple of 900MHz G3 12" iBooks last year and the profit allowed me to get an 867MHz 12" PowerBook G4. I had been using a 700MHz G3 12" iBook for 11 months before that, so all in all I upgraded from that to the PB G4 for about $100.

hotwire132002
Dec 1, 2004, 03:44 PM
hi, just registered.

I was looking at all your setups and was like *green envy surrounds me*...*greener envy*...finally saw the setup of fellow board member which reminded me a TV Studio *greenest envy* XD


Out of curiosity, was the one that reminded you of a TV studio mine?

makisushi
Dec 1, 2004, 04:03 PM
Out of curiosity, was the one that reminded you of a TV studio mine?


I am guessing he meant this...

http://home.earthlink.net/~spacebuckaroo/images/desk4a2.JPEG


I still have a lot of finish work to do.

Calihafan
Dec 1, 2004, 04:22 PM
Chanoc, where did you get the chair? I want it for my room.

Calihafan

hotwire132002
Dec 1, 2004, 04:48 PM
I am guessing he meant this...

That's what I was wondering. (Mine or that one... or maybe another?)

johnbro23
Dec 1, 2004, 06:25 PM
I've been looking through SpyMac's setups page for a while fairly frequently, and I just took a quick look through these setups. I notice one difference: more eMacs, iBooks, and iMacs; less PowerBooks and PowerMacs. I hardly ever see an eMac over at SpyMac. Its probably because people are smarter with their money over here. ;)

debo
Dec 1, 2004, 07:43 PM
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~hester/mac.jpg

Note the dollar bills. That's right, I'm a high-roller.

neoelectronaut
Dec 1, 2004, 07:47 PM
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~hester/mac.jpg

Note the dollar bills. That's right, I'm a high-roller.

Do your laptops get drunk together often?

debo
Dec 1, 2004, 08:01 PM
The beer brings them together.

cb911
Dec 1, 2004, 08:09 PM
whoa debo, watch how close that beer gets to your PB. :eek: :p :D

you're in the US, right? why do you guys have such big bottles of beer? and how many standard drinks are in a bottle? i've never seen such huge bottles over here... does US beer have a lower alcohol content?

evoluzione
Dec 1, 2004, 08:14 PM
whoa debo, watch how close that beer gets to your PB. :eek: :p :D

you're in the US, right? why do you guys have such big bottles of beer? and how many standard drinks are in a bottle? i've never seen such huge bottles over here... does US beer have a lower alcohol content?


that my friend, is the infamous "40", a favourite in old school rap songs. the 40 refers to the volume, 40 fluid ounces i believe. oh, and it's "malt liquor", very cheap stuff, and a packs a punch depending on what you get of course. great way to buy beer if you ask me!

chanoc
Dec 1, 2004, 08:22 PM
Chanoc, where did you get the chair? I want it for my room.

Calihafan

Those chairs belong to the University of Alaska Anchorage, comfortable. If ever in Anchorage come to the UAA Consortium Library and plug in (or go wireless, but I heard they have plans to add a VPN to the wireless network.).

evoluzione
Dec 1, 2004, 09:11 PM
ok, so here we have past, past, past, and present :)

my old office at my old job, where i bought a bunch of my current equipment from...
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/hd.jpg

my old iMac setup in Brooklyn, before i sold it...
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/imac.jpg

my old office in Manahattan
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/ny.jpg

and my current setup in Woodstock :)
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/comp.jpg
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/toys.jpg
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/screens.jpg
http://www.evonyc.com/misc/bits.jpg

hotwire132002
Dec 1, 2004, 09:14 PM
ok, so here we have past, past, past, and present :)


What's the big ole ICG thing? Is that one of those 3D printers? :confused:

Whatever it is, looks cool!

jestershinra
Dec 1, 2004, 09:36 PM
Here's a coupla pics of mine.
http://djrk111.no-ip.com/IMG_0199.JPG

http://djrk111.no-ip.com/IMG_0197.JPG

First- a general shot. You might sopt the Dual G5 under the desk. 5 points to anyone who knows what the red contraption on the far left of the grey desk, in front of and under the guitar. My room is a terror. That camera on top is used as an iChat webcam occasionaly. The iMac in the second shot is my server.

hotwire132002
Dec 1, 2004, 09:41 PM
Here's a coupla pics of mine.

Nice pics, but you might want to lower the resolution a bit, or use thumbnails here that link to them. Be considerate to the poor folks on dial-up, you know ;) .

evoluzione
Dec 2, 2004, 08:45 AM
What's the big ole ICG thing? Is that one of those 3D printers? :confused:

Whatever it is, looks cool!

it's a 12,000dpi drum scanner :)

hotwire132002
Dec 2, 2004, 09:22 AM
it's a 12,000dpi drum scanner :)

12 thousand DPI :eek: ?! I take it you do some sort of print/photo work for a living?

cluthz
Dec 2, 2004, 03:10 PM
Here's my setup: http://home.no.net/tbruvold/desktop/nicedesk.jpg

thequicksilver
Dec 4, 2004, 07:03 AM
Here's my old setup in my old flat.

http://www.mikeserieys.co.uk/uploads/oldsetup.jpg

I'd post my current one but it's far far far too messy to even consider.

Graeme A
Dec 4, 2004, 09:43 PM
Here's my old setup in my old flat.

I'd post my current one but it's far far far too messy to even consider.

Nice selection of DVDs, I never knew that This Life was out on DVD. BTW, why the Paris Metro/RER Map on the corkboard? I see UK as your location.

csubear
Dec 4, 2004, 10:55 PM
Past and Present (The powermacs are where i used to work, and the ibook is my old laptop)

csubear
Dec 4, 2004, 10:57 PM
And this is my 1TB RAID 5 Server for home ;)

csubear
Dec 4, 2004, 11:05 PM
Almost forgot about my wife's old powerbook 520c!

thequicksilver
Dec 5, 2004, 05:42 AM
Nice selection of DVDs, I never knew that This Life was out on DVD. BTW, why the Paris Metro/RER Map on the corkboard? I see UK as your location.

I was living in Paris at that point. :)

thequicksilver
Dec 5, 2004, 05:57 AM
Nice selection of DVDs, I never knew that This Life was out on DVD. BTW, why the Paris Metro/RER Map on the corkboard? I see UK as your location.

I was living in Paris at that point. :)

thequicksilver
Dec 5, 2004, 06:00 AM
Nice selection of DVDs, I never knew that This Life was out on DVD. BTW, why the Paris Metro/RER Map on the corkboard? I see UK as your location.

I was living in Paris at that point. :)

As regards This Life, only Series 1 is available on DVD, shockingly. I've been waiting for Series 2 since Xmas 2001… :(

UnixMac
Dec 5, 2004, 09:40 AM
Well.... just came home with a new PB! Here is my "Revised" setup! I also got the new fangled HP upright scanner which is the only option I had for space!

Also.. Please don't ask me why my Lacie is upside down! - just think wire clutter and power cables!

Here is the set up, and all the boxes (trees) it killed!

http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/75628864.jpg
http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/76683443.jpg
http://pic6.picturetrail.com/VOL146/1913657/5197031/75628858.jpg

nesbitt_a
Dec 6, 2004, 10:49 AM
Well.... just came home with a new PB! Here is my "Revised" setup! I also got the new fangled HP upright scanner which is the only option I had for space!

Also.. Please don't ask me why my Lacie is upside down! - just think wire clutter and power cables!

Here is the set up, and all the boxes (trees) it killed!




I hate you.

UnixMac
Dec 6, 2004, 01:38 PM
I hate you.

based on your signature, depending on what comes out in Jan, I may end up hating you!

The problem with computing and computers is you never can keep the top position for more than a couple of months (if you're lucky!)

nesbitt_a
Dec 6, 2004, 02:34 PM
based on your signature, depending on what comes out in Jan, I may end up hating you!

The problem with computing and computers is you never can keep the top position for more than a couple of months (if you're lucky!)

haha, good point! Nice setup man, congrats.

mrdeep
Dec 11, 2004, 06:03 PM
I haven't been taking pictures of all my setups, so I went through my picture collection and gathered pictures that happen to include my setup:

Before I got my mac, in the middle of some big scary project I was working on ~April 2003
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_cv_of_doom.jpg

After I got my ipod & powerbook, updating the ipod (that's the same desk, at the same exact spot) ~ December 2003
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_ipod_update.jpg

The cat being exceptionally cute (same desk, moved into a different room) ~ February 2004
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_cute_Cat.jpg

The cat being exceptionally amusing (same as previous pic, got rid of old crt monitor, minimalist tendencies taking over) ~ March 2004
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_funny_cat.jpg

Same as previous, showing off the box i made ~ April 2004
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_catless.jpg

Back home from school, in my room (once again, same desk, different room (and zip code))~ June 2004
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_clean.jpg

Current setup (got some real speakers and a 23" cinema display, also please take note of the green desktop background matching the green carpet, and please pardon the absolutely terrible picture)
http://deep.wuputah.com/images/setups/setup_current.jpg

UnixMac
Dec 11, 2004, 06:52 PM
looks good MrDeep, is that a 20 or 23" with the PB?

btw, love the cat!

Rod Rod
Dec 11, 2004, 07:13 PM
Here's my current desktop (23" ACD & 21" IBM P260, 1600x1200@90Hz) . . .

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/setup_12_10_twoscreens.jpg

The Cinema Display is connected to my dual 1.8 PCI-X G5. I could connect the CRT to it for spanning if I wanted to but for now 1920x1200 is plenty of screen space. The CRT has DVI and VGA inputs and it's switchable, so you could have two computers connected to it. The single G5 is connected to the CRT.

. . . and my triple G5 (the single 1.8 PCI-X is on the right; I'm in the process of selling that one):

http://homepage.mac.com/tvwriter/.Pictures/MR/setup_12_10_dualG5.jpg

That's my LaCie 1TB Bigger Disk Extreme in the middle, and on the top of the single G5 is a Linksys 5-port gigabit switch. The switch makes more noise itself than both G5s together.