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iBook HD - wake noise?

Message #1 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Mark

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

Mark

Message #2 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Peter Ceresole

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Message #3 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Cap'n

On Mar 22, 8:40 am, Peter Ceresole wrote:

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Yeah - kinda of a short whirry/windy-uppy kinda noise..

Message #4 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Jon B

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 8:40 am, Peter Ceresole wrote:

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Yeah - kinda of a short whirry/windy-uppy kinda noise..

Yep sounds the slot load drive noise, which is why the G3 didn't make that noise.

Jon B
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Message #5 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Cap'n

On Mar 22, 10:33 am, Jon B wrote:

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 8:40 am, Peter Ceresole wrote:

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Yeah - kinda of a short whirry/windy-uppy kinda noise..

Yep sounds the slot load drive noise, which is why the G3 didn't make that noise.
--
Jon B
Above email address IS valid.
<http://www.bramley-computers.co.uk/> Apple Laptop Repairs.

So the CD/DVD drive kicks in & makes a noise when it wakes/powers on?

Message #6 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Jon B

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 10:33 am, Jon B wrote:

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 8:40 am, Peter Ceresole wrote:

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Yeah - kinda of a short whirry/windy-uppy kinda noise..

Yep sounds the slot load drive noise, which is why the G3 didn't make that noise.

So the CD/DVD drive kicks in & makes a noise when it wakes/powers on?

Yup.

Jon B
Above email address IS valid.
<http://www.bramley-computers.co.uk/> Apple Laptop Repairs.

Message #7 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Peter Ceresole

Cap39;n wrote:

So the CD/DVD drive kicks in & makes a noise when it wakes/powers on?

It certainly look/sounds that way.

Peter

Message #8 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Chris Ridd

On 2007-03-22 10:33:10 +0000, Jon B said:

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 8:40 am, Peter Ceresole wrote:

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Yeah - kinda of a short whirry/windy-uppy kinda noise..

Yep sounds the slot load drive noise, which is why the G3 didn't make that noise.

The AlBooks make quite a "springy" sort of noise when they wake up, which I'm sure is for the same reason.

Cheers,

Chris

Message #9 - Posted 2007/03/22 - zoara

On 22 Mar 2007 03:52:04 -0700, Cap'n wrote:

Yep sounds the slot load drive noise, which is why the G3 didn't make that noise.

So the CD/DVD drive kicks in & makes a noise when it wakes/powers on?

That happens on all the slot-loaders I have used and none of the tray loaders, so "yes".

-z-

My God, it's full of asterisks.

Message #10 - Posted 2007/03/22 - Woody

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 10:33 am, Jon B wrote:

Cap39;n wrote:

On Mar 22, 8:40 am, Peter Ceresole wrote:

Mark wrote:

What is the noise that I hear as my iBook wakes from sleep/starts up? It certainly makes more noise than my old G3 iBook. For the life of me the only thing I can think of it resembles is a car revving..!

A kind of whirrr?

My 667 TiBook has always done this. I asked about it here once. The consensus was that it was the CD head moving to its initial position. --
Peter

Yeah - kinda of a short whirry/windy-uppy kinda noise..

Yep sounds the slot load drive noise, which is why the G3 didn't make that noise.

So the CD/DVD drive kicks in & makes a noise when it wakes/powers on?

It does. Mine sounds like the intro of 'She drives me crazy' by the fine young cannibals.

Woody

www.alienrat.com

Message #11 - Posted 2007/03/24 - Annie Seedballs

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007 16:39:36 +0000, Woody wrote (in a previous article):

It does. Mine sounds like the intro of 'She drives me crazy' by the fine young cannibals.

I used to be really into them when I was a teenager - wonder what Roland Gift's up to these days...?

Sarah

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