mac mini g4 , no display , no chime - bad times

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by spue2001, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. macrumors member

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    my mac mini i was given as spares is having probs .its specs are (1.42 , bt , ap , sd ) the super drive is bust :mad:
    it came with no hard drive but had a 1g stick of ram . i have put a 60g hd with leopard in using a 85w power supply it starts up - light on front , the hard drive spins up , but no chime and no display . any help before i dismantle it and hopefully wont need a new logic board (bad times):confused:
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

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    That's what happened to my 2ghz mini after a couple of months, that was 6 months ago i still havent bothered to take it to get fixed.
     
  3. macrumors member

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    god dam integrated graphics , makes stuff hard to check
     
  4. macrumors 601

    brand

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    The G4 Mac Mini did not have integrated graphics.
     
  5. thread starter macrumors member

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    i dismantled the g4 today , nothing stands out bar the battery looked a little discolored , the internals were a bit dusty . will changing the battery be a good idea
     
  6. macrumors 68000

    Reflow

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    Check the ram on the unit. Sometimes ram will give you lots of issues.
     

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