View Full Version : Powerbook + Apple Remote

Sep 29, 2006, 09:27 AM
Hi Guys,

I am about to pickup a G4 550Mhz Titanium Powerbook and I wanted to see if the IR port on this would recieve from the apple remote and if they would work together.


Sep 29, 2006, 10:47 AM
Wow, I didn't even realize Powerbooks had an IR port.


Sep 29, 2006, 06:58 PM
Hi Matt,

Here are the specs off lowendmac.

introduced 2001.10.16 at US$2,199; discontinued 2002.04.29
DVD-ROM replaced with CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive 2001.12.17
product code: M8362LL/A (DVD), M8622LL/A (Combo)
requires Mac OS 9.1 or later, Mac OS X 10.1 or later
CPU: 550 MHz G4 (7451)
bus: 100 MHz
performance: unknown
ROM: 4 MB, NewWorld ROM in RAM architecture
RAM: 128 MB, expandable to 1 GB using two PC100 3.3 volt unbuffered low-power 144-pin 100 MHz SO-DIMMs
Level 2 cache: 256 KB at 550 MHz
Video: ATI AGP 4x Mobility Radeon
Video out: VGA and S-video connectors
displays: 15.2" (38 cm) 24-bit 1152 x 768 color active matrix
supports 896 x 600 and 720 x 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, and 640 x 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio
allows mirroring to external display or extended desktop mode
hard drive: 20 GB IDE, 30 and 48 GB optional
DVD-ROM: 2x (8/8/24x CD-RW optional), CD-RW/DVD-ROM standard from 2001.12.17
floppy drive: external USB only
expansions bays: none
USB ports: two
FireWire ports: one
IR port with full IrDA support
10/100/1000Base-T ethernet and v.90 56k modem standard
AirPort: optional
one PC Card slot
battery: 50 watt-hours, rated at up to 5 hours
size: 9.5 x 13.5 x 1.0" (241 x 341 x 26 mm)
weight: 5.3 pounds (2.4 kg)

So I'm guessing its just a matter of compatability?


Oct 3, 2006, 09:15 PM
Does anyone have input they could add?