Picked up beige Mac G3
pete at petelancashire.com
Mon Dec 11 21:16:49 CST 2017
Check the date code on the 'new' battery, there are quite a few sellers
that will sell you a battery 10 years old. Fry's is a perfect example.
On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 5:04 PM, devin davison via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Battery does not appear to ahve leaked but is planned to be replaced.
> I was unaware of having to press a key to boot to cd. Ill give it a
> Thanks for the quick response.
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 6:54 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > On 12/11/2017 03:35 PM, Adrian Graham via cctalk wrote:
> >> Going from memory you need to press ‘C’ to boot from CD and you might
> also need to replace the PRAM battery.
> > I'll second the bit about the PRAM battery. I've got one of these
> > beige G3 boxes and can affirm that a failing PRAM battery can create all
> > sorts of strange havoc, including not powering on at all.
> > Note that said battery is 3.6V, so a CR2032 won't do it.
> > --Chuck
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