Hey, as none of you may know, probably, my G4 DA is power supply'less. So, I googled and found a site with power supply replacements for a whopping $189! But I asked my friend if I could use any old peecee ps, and he said you can, but you have to cut and move wires around, and I don't know where to start. If anyone knows how to do this and can give me a small little tutorial, that would be very helful. I don't think I am going to get that much money any time soon
As the site referenced by waragainstsleep shows, you can pretty much cut one 5v connector and insert the ATX connection in the DA power connector, leaving the two spots at the top disconnected. You can even do what I did with my W&B mod and place the guts of the ATX PS inside the case of your oem apple PS.
This will, of course, leave you w/o the 28v line which provides power to the ADC monitor connector and firewire ports. If you don't have an ADC monitor but need the firewire port power you can try two things, you can jumper over 12V to the 28V input and many powered FW devices will work fine with 12v. If you have an onld B&W, you can grab the power button module, it takes a regular molex connector and puts out ~28v, this isn't enough current for an ADC monitor, but should be fine for everything else. Or, probably more safely, you can find a ~28v wall-wart as the article suggests and tap it in.
I don't have a G4 DA, and I have not tried putting 12v on the 28v input, so....
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