|Oct 29, 2007, 10:45 PM||#1|
Used G3 iBook - Quick Question
I'm thinking about picking up an iBook G3 (http://www.powerbookguy.com/xcart/pr...age=1&featured) running OS 9.2. I'll get it with maxed out RAM and an airport express card. All I need to use it for is broadcasting on Ustream.tv. So, basically, I'll have a DV camcorder plugged in via firewire and then I'll be on the Internet broadcasting via a flash applet. Should this computer be able to handle that task successfully? Please let me know because I've never worked with a G3, or OS 9 for that matter.
So, at max, just like two safari windows open and that should be it at one time.
Thanks so much.
|Oct 30, 2007, 06:41 AM||#4|
I've got an old G3 700 with 640mb RAM, and it's quick enough web browsing and using MS Office 2004 in Tiger. It won't take 1Gb RAM though, I doubt any of the G3 iBooks did.
Also, AirPort is 802.11b, not AirPort Extreme. An AE card won't fit in.
You could probably get a 700-800mhz iBook for $200 if you hunt around.
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