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Spastik.Roach
Jan 8, 2006, 12:53 AM
http://www.trademe.co.nz/structure/0002-0352-2273-/auction-44684818.htm

Wondering how much would be a reasonable price to buy this for, if its worth buying it to get repaired, and how much it would cost to repair....



puckhead193
Jan 8, 2006, 01:00 AM
noramlly fixing a laptop is very expensive, and most of the time not worth it.... esp for an older machine like this it will prob be in the high 100's like 800-900 you can get a new ibook for a little bit more....
i wouldn't, i would just get an ibook, you'll know it will work.... :)

adk
Jan 8, 2006, 01:18 AM
I just looked on PBfixit.com, a new screen for a TiBook is $599, plus you may have a dead mobo due to the coffee spill.... I'd say no go.

giffut
Jan 8, 2006, 04:01 AM
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giffut
Jan 8, 2006, 04:05 AM
...on eBay for a replacement screen or a fried pb of your modell with screen intact and do it yourself. PBfixit has nice online take-apart manuals. You will learn to care about your machine yourself. Thatīs the only cheap way to do, if a warranty is not falling in any more. And donīt forget to sell the spareparts on eBay, too, someone might be looking after them, and you earn a dime.

Mord
Jan 8, 2006, 06:15 AM
be awear those tibooks have a low res screen and rage graphics, aka no QE.

kretzy
Jan 8, 2006, 06:21 AM
It will cost a lot to repair, but for only $43 you could just use it for a bit of extra storage space (or something to put hot pots on :D )

adk
Jan 8, 2006, 11:54 AM
It will cost a lot to repair, but for only $43 you could just use it for a bit of extra storage space (or something to put hot pots on :D )

This is assuming it even runs at all. Watch out for as-is sales.

Spastik.Roach
Jan 8, 2006, 02:31 PM
Thanks for the advice, repairs to it seem a little expensive and a bit risky atm for me.