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This group is about the machintosh performa. Very nice compueters.

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Which Performa do you have 26 Replies

Started by Alex Spangler. Last reply by Melissa Jan 24, 2011.

128MB for Performa 630

Started by Lars (WhyOSX) Mar 18, 2009.

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Comment by Tyler on August 17, 2008 at 12:47am
I remember using the Performa 5200 in school back in the early 90's. The school took way too long to replace them and when they finally did, with windows boxes, we all celebrated, and now I feel stupid for not realizing what a step down it was. They still are very nice looking machines, especially compared to the beige boxes that they were replaced with.
Comment by ricardo on September 5, 2008 at 3:53pm
well i got a mac lc 3
a zx spectrum
Comment by Paulo Vargas on March 8, 2009 at 12:04am
hello, i am buy one Performa 6400, run system 7.6.1 and this machine is great!
Comment by ricardo on May 2, 2009 at 4:22pm
i get stil on 2008 a imac g3
Comment by JustSomeGuy on June 4, 2009 at 9:22am
I was just given a Performa 636CD. It's my new Rosetta Stone - I added a NIC, and now it talks EtherTalk to my OSX 10.3 boxen, and can still read/run early MacOS stuff.
Comment by ricardo on August 31, 2009 at 7:18am
good
Comment by Chris Crawford on December 28, 2009 at 10:31am
Hey guys, I'm desperately trying to find out how to replace the power supply on my 5400 (5500 motherboard, Sonnet G3). I have a donor 5400 and a fair amount of experience tinkering on these in the usual ways but this is a little outside my comfort zone. Normally I'd just get another one but this one is special, it's all black like the Mac TV, imported from the UK. Anybody got any ideas?
Comment by LaurentB on December 28, 2009 at 5:39pm
With the Service Manual, it will all become a breeze ;)
I uploaded it for you right here
http://www.mediafire.com/file/minfyyjntzz/powermac.perf_5400.5500.pdf

Enjoy!
Comment by Chris Crawford on December 30, 2009 at 6:54am
Wow, this is what the spirit of community is all about. I really, really appreciate you taking the time to help me out. This means a lot. Many thanks!
Chris
Comment by LaurentB on December 30, 2009 at 7:38am
My pleasure.
Let us know how it went or if you need anything else.
I've changed numerous power supplies, but never on a Performa.

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