PowerMac-G5.com we feature custom upgraded refurbished
used G5 systems or the components and expertise for you
to upgrade yours. Buy used Mac G5's here. Looking for a
fast DUAL PROCESSOR used Mac G5 to work in X and Classic
OS9? Our refurbished custom upgraded used PowerMac
G5's. Need lots of RAM, each unit can hold up to 8GB
(4GB's on some earlier units) and when you order it, we
match and test the chips! Need large hard drives or even
the new super fast and affordable hybrid drives, how
about a pair of Large 1, or 2 TB FireCuda Hybrid Hard
Drives. SuperDrive? How about a Hitachi/LG 22X DVD Dual
Layer Burner! Let us build your Apple Computer G5 to
order! We even have the stuff in stock if you want to do
it yourself and are happy to help. Call our toll free
order line 1-877-639-1543 9-6 CT. Need tech support for
your Apple G5? We can help you with your G5 upgrade or
sell you a replacement G5 power supply.
also usually have iMac G5 units in
Call our dedicated tech line at 1-405-601-5288 9-6
the old Web Browser Blues?
Bob's Power Mac G5 Tech Tips
- learn how to update your flash and use later web
browsers and more! What is a G5 you ask? It is Apple's
most powerful PowerPC processored system, Generation
TO SPEED YOUR G5 UP?
stock the new Seagate
Hybrid FireCuda Drives
both 1 Terabyte and 2 Terabyte sizes. Get the speed of a
Solid State but the storage of a conventional drive. We
can preinstall an OS so you can import your apps and
settings and start with a clean fresh system!
still have OSX Tiger 10.4 or 10.5 available CALL.
our OSX Super Sink DVD chock full of updates, freeware
and shareware! See the software section of the
Towers at VALUE
Your G5 is ready! More in stock.
We set these
up to run Classic Mode for your older software! Thinking
of replacing your aging PowerMac G4?
found a supply of G5's and bought them all (3 Pallets).
Each of the used but fully refurbished and tested units
are in good condition (cases may have scuffs and
scratches from normal wear). We outfit the deluxe models
with RAM, Larger FASTER
and nicely configure them. Prices starting at just
$249.77! THESE PRICES INCLUDE DOMESTIC SHIPPING! See
after entering the store. We have advanced graphics
cards, new Faster LG DVD Burners, Hybrid Hard Drives and
more. Our G5 systems no longer include keyboard and mouse
but we have a combo deal in the G5 section! Phone to
order custom configurations. BELOW
ARE FEATURED ITEMS, more selections in the G5 section of
our online store!
LARGER 750 GB HD,
SALE! RUN Tiger OSX 10.4.11 with 9.2.2 Classic
on this Air
G5 Tower. Run
9 in classic mode. This nicely refurbished PCI-X
Air Cooled G5 Tower feature a PowerPC 970 SINGLE
G5/1.8 ghz Processor, optimized AltiVec
"Velocity Engine" vector processing unit and
512k level 2 on-chip cache. We thoroughly test
the stock SuperDrive for CD/DVD burning,
Refurbished 750GB SATA Hard Drive and include a
full 1GB of RAM. This unit also features an
NVIDIA 5200 64MB Graphics Card with ADC and DVI.
Connectivity includes USB 2.0, FireWire "400"
and "800", ADC, DVI (single link), optical
digital audio in/out, and support for AirPort
Extreme (802.11g) and Bluetooth 1.1 (available
options). This model is PCI-X slot. We nicely
configured it with Tiger OSX 10.4.11 with all
current updates and set up for classic mode so
you can run your older software. Software not
included available extra. These are Leopard OSX
10.5.8 capable and an option. Keyboard and mouse
available extra (see the input section). OSX
Super Sink DVD chock full of freeware and
shareware. Room for a second drive and more RAM.
Our $349.77 Price includes domestic
shipping. Add 2GB for $50.00 (call). Larger and
or New Hybrid drives available with room for 2
the Apple Power Mac G5
combination for your G5. System purchase
required to get this special price. Refurbished
Apple Pro Keyboard in white. These are wired
used, tested, and cleaned units in good
condition. Includes integrated USB cable and and
2 additional ports for USB accessories. Features
15 full size Function keys provide a variety of
short cuts to common tasks, convenient
multimedia keys and full-size keys for Page Up
and Down, Home and End, Insert and forward
Delete. Mighty Mouse features the amazing Scroll
Ball that lets you move anywhere inside a
document, literally without lifting a finger.
And with touch-sensitive technology concealed
under the seamless top shell, you can choose
either the versatility of a four-button mouse or
the simplicity of a single-button beauty. Used,
tested, clean units. Requires OSX 10.4.8 or
later and USB Port. Our $30 price will be
shipped with your system order.
PERFORMANCE FOR YOUR G5!
Internal Drives! Both Desktop and Laptop
FireCuda Solid State Hybrid
Performance. Superior Storage. Tireless
install these in most units we sell. Call for
pricing and availability! FireCudaTM solid state
hard drives blend SSD technology with an HDD
platform for the instant-on performance and
capacity you need. Performs up to 5X faster than
a traditional 7200-RPM HD. Lets face it hard
drives have a limited life. Adding a new one is
the quickest way to insure your data is safe and
these new hybrids seriously improve the
performance of most all computers. Installs and
works like a typical hard drive &endash; no
special device drivers or software needed.
Utilizes solid-state NAND flash and hard drive
capacity for unmatched data integrity and
reliability. Performance optimized by Seagate
Adaptive Memory technology. The cutting
edge never felt so safe 5-year factory limited
warranty is best-in-class for hard drive
section after entering the store.
TRUCK LOAD PRICES!
to run later software? Horsepower for Video Editing,
Music Production or just fun at a value
said why don't we offer our Mac Pro Towers at the same
low price but upgrade the hard drives to the NEW Seagate
HYBRID Hard Drive. The speed of an SSD Digital Drive with
the capacity of a normal drive. Order now and we will
automatically upgrade your new 1 Terabyte Hard Drive that
we install in our systems to a Seagate Hybrid 1 Terabyte
Drive! Also see our 2.8 Quad that is El Capitan capable,
with the same FREE HYBRID DRIVE UPGRADE! Want a faster
Hybrid Hard Drive
Layer DVD Burner
2.8 Quad Core
3.0 EIght Core
Pro Dual Xeon Quad-Core 2.66GHz
1 Terabyte Hybrid HD, DVD Burning
NVIDIA Geforce 7300GT Graphics, Keyboard &
Cores of Processing Power! Lion capable! Nicely
updated and configured Mac Pro "Quad Core"! The
Mac Pro "Quad Core" 2.66 is powered by two 2.66
GHz dual core Intel Xeon 5150 processors with 4
MB of shared level 2 cache per processor, a
128-bit SSE3 vector engine, and 1.33 GHz "64-bit
dual independent frontside buses." We install a
NEW Full Speed 7200 rpm 1 Terabyte HYBRID Hard
Drive. With 2 GB of DDR2 SDRAM you can expect
smooth computing. (Suggest 4GB for Lion) Easily
add more hard drives using the four internal
hard drive carriers of internal storage! We
configure it with 2.0 GB of 667 MHz DDR2 ECC
"fully-buffered" FB-DIMM memory (with a heatsink
design that is a bit different from generic
FB-DIMMs), used tested "SuperDrive", and a
NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT video card with 256 MB of
GDDR2 SDRAM, one dual-link DVI port and one
single-link DVI port. Expansion includes two
external 5.25" "optical" bays (one occupied by
default), four internal 3.5" "cable-free, direct
attach" hard drive bays (three free by default),
and four PCIe slots (three free with one
graphics card installed). Ports include dual
Gigabit Ethernet, five USB 2.0 ports, two
Firewire "400" ports, two Firewire "800" ports,
and optical digital audio in/out, among others.
Snow Leopard preinstalled (software available
extra) Mountain Lion capable optional call. We
include a Macintosh compatible keyboard and
Mouse as well as our OSX Super Sink DVD chock
full of freeware and shareware. Add another
another 2GB for $99 or 4GB for $145. This unit
can hold up to 32 GB of RAM call for more
options. Larger or more drives available with
room for 3 more. We include a Macintosh
compatible keyboard and Mouse as well as our OSX
Super Sink DVD chock full of freeware and
shareware. Was $899.77 TRUCKLOAD SALE
$549.77 and that includes domestic shipping.
See the MacProTower
Quarter 2017 Edition
SUPER Kitchen Sink DVD
Finished and IN
the latest updates. I added all the goodies you
asked for. Now you can simply load them from the DVD.
Categorized, Indexed and Described and most all include
links to the download site and the authors web site so
you can read more about them. ORDER
Software section of the online store. If you haven't
bought one in a while this is a good time to update. Have
an iPod, iPad, or iPhone? We now have a directory that
has all the utilities in one directory. We also created a
Virus,Trojan, Worm directory to make it easier for you to
feel safe and even added some Adware removal tools.
Sierra compatible software now identified.
separated the Apple Updates DVD disks to allow you to
order only the updates you need. While the updates are
free from Apple some are quite large and take a long time
to download. Having them on disk saves you time
especially if you have more than one Mac. There will
likely still be some hardware specific updates you will
need to download from Apple to complete your
UPDATES DVD's! These
DVD's allow you to update to the latest version of the
OSX version you have installed. We are now selling them
separately. The only DVD's that got updated this quarter
are the AppleUpdates 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 and 10.12.
you want to buy a complete set call and speak to Cheryn
and she will make you a group deal price. From now on
though we will be offering each disk separately at a good
price and of course our pricing always includes
2nd Qtr UPDATE
2017 Edition OSX DVD!
SINGLE OSX DVD contains the very best freeware
and shareware. Each section is categorized,
indexed and includes a nice description for each
program with links to the source and author.
Chock full of the best shareware and freeware
utilities, games, Internet goodies, music,
graphics and multimedia, emulators, diagnostics,
hard to find drivers, and more, all for OSX
(everthing but the Kitchen Sink). I carry this
one in my toolbox. This Mac software collection
makes it easy to set up your new system or
simply update your old one. Quarterly we review
all programs and update them. REQUIRES: OSX 10.2
through 10.12.x, DVD Player ONLY
including domestic shipping.
Updates DVD's are now separated and
available each for $7.99 shipped
or 9 2017
(1 CD) - $7.99
FORGET THE BACKUP!
NEW ALUMINUM EXTERNALFIREWIRE/USB HARD DRIVES
use new SATA mechanisms that come with a complete
Thermally cooled via the housing & external
SPEED! Brand new 7200 rpm mechanisms and
they are in stock now! Our Black Bullet Aluminum
Drives feature an all aluminum housing with
external power supply to keep the heat out of
the housing. We build our external hard drives
to be a fast, but affordable high capacity
storage solution. They come with Firewire 400,
as well as high-speed USB 2.0 ports for the
widest possible range of compatibility. We
install a new Seagate or Hitachi hard drive
mechanism. Includes 2 Firewire 400 ports so you
can daisy chain them. Includes the cables, USB
2.0 A-B cable, IEEE 1394 6p-6p cable. REQUIRES
Mac OS8.6 or later, OSX compatible (comes Mac
HFS Extended formatted for PPC, can be GUID
formatted for INTEL on request) El Capitan
tested, Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7,
Firewire 400, or USB Port. Our SPECIAL 129.77
includes domestic shipping! We can install new
Seagate Hybrid +$20 call.
TB Starting at
the External Drive
N - Back In Stock! Lower Prices!
I finally located some market
that we could get drivers for. I replaced our
trusty LinkSys Wireless G Router with a refurb N unit and
have started using these new cards. You get more bars at
even marginal locations with these cards and the transfer
rates are astounding. I can now see how video can easily
be shared. Perhaps shortly I will have a Mac permanently
attached to the TV. Makes it better to watch those shows
I missed from online and all without stringing CAT 5E
across the floor. We provide the drivers on our new
SuperSink DVD (a $14.77 value) included with each PCI
Wireless N Card or USB Dongle.
any Mac with USB
OSX 10.4 up
Faster Wireless N networking on iMacs,
Mini's, iBooks, Powerbooks, and MacBooks or
any Mac with a USB 2 Port!
Finally a reasonable cost USB Wireless solution
for the Mac! Mac OSX 10.4 to 10.6 compatible!
Extend your wireless coverage and experience
greater speed with this Wireless N USB 2.0
Adapter! Based on the 802.11n 2.0 standard, this
Wireless N USB Adapter delivers the highest
wireless data rate so you can enjoy
uninterrupted data streaming. This Wireless N
USB Adapter features integrated antenna and is
backwards compatible with 802.11b/g networks!
With WPA2, WPA, 802.1x and WEP security
encryption, the Wireless N USB Adapter helps
keep your wireless connection secure from
intruders. Transmit: Up to 150 Mbps, Receive: Up
to 300 Mbps. Size 3x1x0.5-inches (HxWxD,
approximate). Frequency Band: 2.4 - 2.5 GHz.
REQUIRES: USB2 Port, 10.4 to 10.6 & a
compatible wireless network. Includes our OSX
Super Sink DVD ($14.77 value) with drivers from
us DOES NOT WORK WITH OS VERSIONS EARLIER
THAN 10.4. Our $34.77 price includes domestic
shipping. See the Wireless
of the store.
Bright and Crisp!
Brand - Perfect Companion to your
approved factory refurb. Increase your
productivity with this 22-inch Name Brand
Widescreen LCD monitor! The bright 22-inch
Widescreen LCD features a 1680x1050 16:10
widescreen resolution that makes working on
multiple documents and applications a breeze! A
high 1000:1 contrast ratio and 250 cd/m2
brightness brings out the crisp detail in
graphics, photos, and videos. Also, its fast 5
ms response time is great for gaming! 90 day
direct warranty. Connectors: 15-pin VGA.
Dimensions: 20.7 x 17.2 x 8.1-inches (HxWxD,
approx.). This unit works fine even on a stock
G4 16MB Graphics Card in OS9 or X. Item image is
representative only, item may vary. Our $199.77
price includes domestic shipping.
Your G5 Now!
1.1 Class 2
PLUG IT IN TO ADD Bluetooth wireless technology
to your G5! This Bluetooth adapter from Solteras
features USB connectivity and Bluetooth v1.1
Class 2 support, giving you a range of up to 33
feet. Works with Bluetooth compliant devices
such as: PowerMac, PowerBook, iBook, PDA,
Handheld PC, Digital Camera, Printer, or Mobile
Phone. REQUIRES: OSX 10.2.8 or later. Uses
Apple's built in bluetooth support, no drivers
to install. Must be plugged into a root port.
Our Low Price $12.77 includes domestic shipping.
See the Wireless
of the store.
WE ALL KNEW THIS
DAY WOULD COME, BUT WE FOUND A SOLUTION!
I realized they would stop making IDE DVD drives I bought
up all the Pioneer and eventually the Hitachi LG drives
that we could find. Many of you know that the day would
come when no more IDE DVD drives would be available. We
fretted over this but did manage to find a good adapter
allowing us to use the SATA versions of the drives. We
found a FASTER LG SuperDrive and bought a large quantity.
They are even faster in the DVD Burning at 24X and CD
Burning department at 48X. We are offering a special
introductory low price! Upgrade your G4, G5 or MacPro
Tower DVD Drive Today! These are bootable drives and a
great replacement for your old Apple
Pictured Instructions Included
DVD's and CD's!
in OS9.1 up through
New model supports DVD burns at up to 24X! Dual
layer support. These make great replacements for
G4 Towers Yikes through Mirror Doors, G5 Towers,
G4 iMacs, and even eMacs! At $59.77 you can't go
wrong. We include pictured instructions, Toast
Lite CD burning software and patches to make it
OS9 and X compatible. Close to twice the
capacity (Dual Layer Capable)! Apple Bootable
allows you to boot from emergency disks and any
Apple install disks etc. Only Headgap offers
compatibility patches and complete pictured
instructions. Toast Lite Burning Software,
You must supply your own version of Toast for
Lion and above. Our $59.77
includes domestic shipping. See the DVD,CD,CDRW
OR give us a call on the toll free order line
877-639-1543 9-6 CST, M-F (405-601-5288 in Oklahoma
or outside U.S.) 405-601-5288
NEW FAX 405-445-0796. Remember our bottom line
price includes shipping! We stand behind the products
we sell with a 30
less shipping and handling (90
day warranty on systems).
Prices subject to change with out notice. Questions? Try
hardware help? Read Bob's Mac Tech
use reconditioned equipment?
the Mac Comparison Chart!
All large orders have to be signed for. Operator
Inc.,7308 S. Klein OKC, OK 73139 Contact
page only represents a sample of what we stock enter the
online store for more selections
We now stock a select few Flat Panel LCD's. These are
tested on Macs and we will not sell any of the dark slow
and fuzzy junk you sometimes find at bargain basement
prices. These are new units (unless noted) and are bright
and sharp. We don't carry much in CRT monitors. They are
heavy to ship and the larger ones are subject to damage
in shipping. We recommend you use our low cost Mac to
PC monitor adapter (see our monitor section) ).
Easily adapt most any PC monitor to your older beige
Macintosh including flat panels LCD's. Compare at $24.99
to $44.99 our Special Price $14.99 includes domestic
Blue & White, G4 and above take PC HD15 connections
straight up! No adapter needed for those models. We also
carry video card upgrades for many models that really
improve your systems performance. Our adapters even allow
small LCD use with older Mac systems.
Check often we get a few StyleWriter's in that work with
your older Mac. Use USB Printers when you can but check
to make sure they support your OS version and buy the
cables from us. No USB? OS8.6-9.2 and a card will
put you PCI bus PowerMac owners in business. USB Printers
that work in 9 are harder to find. We try to stock a few
USB refurbed units that work in 9. See the printer
section of the store. See my tech tips printer section
for more tips: http://resale.headgap.com/bobsmactips.html#print
have internal modems for many different models. We also
have a few used serial modems. See the modem section of
our online store. Zoom
makes a 56K USB Modem
Model 3095, that will work with your system. It works
with older classic OSes from 9.2 (and probably 8.6 if you
manually install the CCL) up to 10.6 although you will
have to likely manually install some components.
REPAIR & UPGRADES:
to repair or update your old (out of warranty) Mac and
don't know how? Send us your old system and let us
install any of the items we sell. Add processor upgrades,
optimize your existing processor, more ram, larger
drives, or perhaps an internal burner. We also
professionally install all Mac OS versions including OSX
and update it to the latest versions from Apple. We also
test, and thoroughly clean inside and out. Give us a call
with your particulars.
repair out of warranty laptops at fair prices, laptop
expert technicians on staff.
also provide low level hard drive recovery at
reasonable rates. Call for details.
your old data moved to a new drive or system? Let us
do that for you.
your old floppies, Zips, Syquests, etc. moved to CD or
DVD - give us a call.
HEADGAP REFURBISHED COMPUTERS:
What makes us different is we not only clean and
thoroughly test each system, we many times replace the
hard drives, optical drives, memory with upgraded
replacements. Operator Headgap Systems purchases good
used Mac systems in quantity. Our professional staff of
refurbishers clean, perform over 50 diagnostic tests
including DOD level drive formatting. All our systems
come smartly configured and ready to use. Our refurbished
used Mac Computers come with the required cables and
cords (except keyboards unless noted, use your old one or
available extra). We even include a free mouse pad. We
offer a quality refurbished product at the lowest
possible price and stand behind our systems with a
use reconditioned equipment? Read more.
When you select any of our systems you get not only the
basic system software preinstalled. We update the OS
software to the latest version. We also install many open
source, freeware and shareware programs and configure
them for use on your system. For example LibreOffice is
an Open Source Clone of Office for the Mac. It allows you
to open and save Word, PowerPoint, Excel file in their
formats making it easy to exchange your work with other
Office users. We also install Flip4Mac and Perian which
extends Quicktime allowing you to playback many types of
multimedia files like .divx and .wmv in a larger variety
of formats. Firefox and TenFour Fox gives you an
additional browser choice over Apple's Safari and much,
much more. On older PPC equipped systems including G4 and
G5 models we install an update Flash Plugin allowing
better YouTube playback. Plus we always include the OSX
Kitchen Sink that is chock full of other programs you may
find useful and wish to add for use with your new
OR SELL YOUR OLD MAC Remember
we pay wholesale prices. Many times when you are ready to
upgrade your old used Mac system may not be worth much,
especially to a dealer who is used to buying in quantity
at wholesale prices and has the units shipped in bulk
truck freight. Boxing and shipping your old system costs
a few dollars. Here lately we have been having more
trouble locating older systems people are still buying.
We will begin offering trade-ins or to buy outright
certain older systems. The following are on the list:
used PowerMac G4, QuickSilver G4, G3 Desktops, PowerMac
7300, Quadra or Centris 650, 800, 840, and Mac IICI's and
SI's. The units need to be cosmetically in good condition
and working (at least chiming). Trade in value will vary
from the top wholesale price for extra clean, that exceed
stock configurations and down for less that prime units.
We are also purchasing good used Apple Desktop Bus Mouse
II ADB Mice, working StyleWriters, and SCSI & USB Zip
Drives. WE BUY USED SONNET G4 AGP PROCESSORS.
are also purchasing good used Apple Desktop Bus Mouse II
or use the online
you have Mac items and hate to throw them away but figure
they have little or no value in todays market, rather
than dumping them to a landfill, write us with a list.
or the online
Any of the items we can use we will pay your shipping.
You can rest assured that we will put your old Mac items
back into circulation either using them to repair old
equipment or including the items with systems. All hard
drives are thoroughly DOD level formatted so have no fear
about any data left on a hard drive. We properly recycle
any items we end up having to discard. We do not accept
CRT type monitors or LaserWriters (too heavy and little
buy quantities of Mac systems & components.
or use the online
OSX Install Notes
Beige G3 Systems
my Mavericks 10.9 Notes
School PO's and offer quantity discounts! Fax your P.O.
3.6V Mac Batteries!
know that many of you have come to depend on us
for your Apple Macintosh battery needs. Consider
us your source for superior Mac batteries. We
are distributors for the premium long lasting
3.6V 1/2AA Lithium Battery 1200mAh for the
Macintosh! ANJCELL's are now in stock and
shipping! NOBODY SELLS FRESHER MAC BATTERIES
THAN WE DO. Manufacture date stamped right on
the battery. We purchase these batteries factory
fresh and have them airfreighted in quantity.
Our low $7.88 price includes domestic
shipping. Call for quantity discounts (10 or
more). Select the battery
category when you arrive and place your order
securely. We also stock factory fresh 4.5V
alkaline batteries that work in many Performa's
and older Macs.
have iMacG5, Mac Mini, G5 Tower, Mac Pro,
prices on popular iBook, PowerBook, MacBook,
MacBook Pro batteries!
provide the most secure environment for safe online
purchases, we have added a simple additional step to our
ordering procedures. In order to complete your credit
card transactions, you will need to enter your credit
card number, expiration date and CVV2, CVC2 or CID code
on our secure server when ordering. These codes can be
found on the back of your credit card (on the front for
American Express). We want to keep things as simple as
possible but find we must add this additional step to
insure your security. If you have any problems please
call our toll free order number listed above during
business hours. We are always happy to help!
will accept money orders (treated as cash) and personal
checks (held for clearance) via mail but please allow
additional processing time. Mail your orders to:
7308 S. Klein
OKC, OK 73139
sure you include a shipping address and a phone number.
Keep in mind that personal checks may take up to two
weeks to clear. Money orders are faster for us to
process. All payments must be in U.S. funds.
Customers Read This
orders are packed same or next day. We strive to have all
items shown in our store in stock. Should any item be out
of stock we will contact you either via email or phone to
let you determine what you want to do. Depending on your
order we normally ship one of three ways. Small orders
both in size and dollars are generally mailed. Items of
size and or value are shipped either FedEx Ground or UPS
Ground depending on the area you live in. When your order
is entered you will receive an email receipt, after it is
processed and shipped you will receive an additional
email notice (assuming you gave us a valid email) with
your tracking number on UPS or FedEx orders.
large orders have to be signed
Shipping is always included in the bottom line price of
your order. No additional charges are added (except for
sales tax in Oklahoma). Call if you need express
Prices subject to change without
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