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Tools

These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

Troubleshooting ¶ 

You can track down a number of hardware problems using the PowerMac G4 M5183 Troubleshooting Guide.

Identifying Your PowerMac G4 ¶ 

The following links to Apple's official website are very helpful when trying to identify which PowerMac you have.

Apple: Part 1

Apple: Part 2

Background Information ¶ 

The PowerMac G4 was introduced in 1994 as Apple's cutting edge of personal computers. They released several models up until 2004 with varying processor speeds and RAM modules. This computer was also one of the few at the time to ship with a DVD-ROM drive standard which helped boost sales.

Apple's Support Page for the PowerMac G4

User Created Mac Forums

eHow.com - How to troubleshoot a PowerMac G4

EveryMac.com - PowerMac G4 Information

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