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Old May 30, 2008, 01:05 PM   #1
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PowerBook charger on an iBook

Is it possible to use a G4 PowerBook (3 years old) charger on a 7 year old G3 iBook? Or will the higher power PB charger blow the iBook up?
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Old May 30, 2008, 01:12 PM   #2
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AFAIK, it should work just fine.
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Old May 31, 2008, 03:00 AM   #3
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AFAIK, it should work just fine.
In my experience, the 65-watt PowerBook adapters work just fine with the iBooks, which came with 45-watt adapters.
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Old May 31, 2008, 05:32 AM   #4
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Thanks for that. The charger on the old iBook doesn't seem to be making a good contact somewhere (not sure if it's the plug or the socket) and the battery only lasts for a few minutes. I was hoping that in an emergency I might be able to plug my PB charger in without blowing the iBook up, hoping that it might make a better connection.

It does look like the poor iBook's time on this earth is drawing to a close though Still running Tiger pretty well with only 384Mb RAM!
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