|Jan 5, 2013, 06:26 AM||#26|
I put a new logic board, hard drive and ram in it, bought another dead ibook off of craigslist that had a known good display and good battery and installed those. only original item is the case and optical drive.
|Jan 5, 2013, 08:30 AM||#28|
I really dont think i would do another one.... it took about 10 hours and a total pita, the ibooks are really not friendly to work on. however since Apple products rock it was worth it.
|Jan 6, 2013, 02:56 AM||#29|
I've done the same on some later models, but mainly unibodies. The iBooks, whether G3 or G4, are not a dream to work on.
But if you have the time and the skills, it can be very rewarding - resurrecting broken computers and recycling them into active use has a special appeal.
MP 3,1 octo, 8GB RAM, 3 HDD's, 1 SSD, AMD 5770, 10.6
MP 5,1 octo, 12GB RAM, 2 HDD's, 1 SSD, AMD 5770, 10.6
2009 Mini, as server
, and a lot of other gear.
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