|Mar 3, 2003, 11:07 PM||#1|
PowerBook G3 DVD Question
I just got an oldish PowerBook G3 from my dad (he just got a new 12-inch ALbook) with a swappable CD drive (meaning one can take it out and put in, say, a floppy drive). I was wondering if anyone knows if I can get a DVD drive to put in there, and if so, where I could find one.
Last edited by samsflagdrummer; Mar 3, 2003 at 11:16 PM.
|Mar 4, 2003, 12:31 AM||#2|
Depending on the model, you may be able to play DVD's on the drive you have - (burning is a whole different story). You can get the full specs foy your machine from Apple:
|Mar 4, 2003, 10:46 PM||#3|
Thanks, but i popped out the drive and on the bottom it said, "Macintosh PowerBook G3 Series 24X CD-ROM Module". But also I think I'm gonna try to sell it and get a $999 iBook.
|Mar 4, 2003, 10:51 PM||#4|
find the lowest prices. That site is invaluable.
Other sites which may have good prices:
Apple's Hot deals site
www.macmall.com (sometimes they have good deals)
that's all I can think of right now, but be sure to go to dealmac to
make sure you aren't getting ripped off anywhere else.
Hope that helps.
|Mar 4, 2003, 10:53 PM||#5|
sorry to double post but this is at powermax:
Factory Refurbished "Snow" iBook G3/700
128 MB of RAM, 20 GB internal drive, internal CD-ROM, internal 56k modem, 12.1" screen
for $888 and that seemed like a good deal to me.
and I think it is the best deal on dealmac.com too.
|Mar 5, 2003, 11:23 PM||#7|
But then again, thats a lot of money for me...
And I've growwn to like this sortof, and I read this thing that said that some company makes hard drives for the "media slot" (does anyone know anything about this??)
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