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Old Aug 11, 2009, 05:34 PM   #101
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Right now...these are what I am *really* trying to find:

LPGA Japan edition PowerBook 170

PowerBook 550c Japan model

Clear case Mac Portable M5120

*Clear case Mac SE

**all of these are special edition, ultra-rare, I've included photos below. It would be awesome to pick one of these up on eBay.
What is the story behind the transparent Macs and the bizarre PowerBook? Third party modifications or transparency for marketing reasons to show what makes a Mac tick and a PB for children?
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Old Aug 11, 2009, 05:41 PM   #102
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What is the story behind the transparent Macs and the bizarre PowerBook? Third party modifications or transparency for marketing reasons to show what makes a Mac tick and a PB for children?
They're prototypes.
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Old Aug 11, 2009, 06:13 PM   #103
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Old Aug 12, 2009, 11:57 AM   #104
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Old Aug 12, 2009, 12:02 PM   #105
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Here are a couple of better shots of that JLPGA PowerBook 170...
That's cool.

I must say that I'm a bit embarrassed in that I've never seen that model in the flesh, per se. Personally I have a PowerBook 170. Just never seen that version.

Time to poke around the old stores in Akihabara and see what I can find.
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Old Aug 12, 2009, 04:01 PM   #106
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Here are a couple of better shots of that JLPGA PowerBook 170...
Looks like it was made out of legos
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Old Aug 12, 2009, 10:35 PM   #107
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Powermac 9600 350MHz
Dual 1.42GHz Powermac G4
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Powerbook G3 Pismo 500MHz

Thats about it I guess. Everything else I've already got
Just pulled the Mac TV out of my basement

and I really really want a cube!
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Old Aug 13, 2009, 08:07 AM   #108
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I've just recently bought a 12" PowerBook G4...which rocks!

But my dream machine would be an Intel version of the same model. MBA doesn't slice it...I want a "Desktop Class" notebook with a 12" screen!
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Old Aug 13, 2009, 10:26 AM   #109
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Developer Transition Kit. I love those things.
Any prototypes >2004
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Old Aug 13, 2009, 01:48 PM   #110
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Right now...these are what I am *really* trying to find:

LPGA Japan edition PowerBook 170


My normal 170 PB was a sweet little machine but that is amazing looking.
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Old Aug 13, 2009, 02:45 PM   #111
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Old Aug 13, 2009, 02:56 PM   #112
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i wanted a clamshell ibook g3 bak in the day n i always wanted a powerbook 12" but now i think im happy wit wot ive got.
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Old Aug 14, 2009, 09:52 PM   #113
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Old Aug 15, 2009, 12:12 AM   #114
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Old Aug 18, 2009, 10:37 PM   #115
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[QUOTE=WardC;8222727]Right now...these are what I am *really* trying to find:

LPGA Japan edition PowerBook 170

PowerBook 550c Japan model

Clear case Mac Portable M5120

*Clear case Mac SE

**all of these are special edition, ultra-rare, I've included photos below. It would be awesome to pick one of these up on eBay.



Here you go man....



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Old Aug 18, 2009, 10:50 PM   #116
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Just pulled the Mac TV out of my basement

and I really really want a cube!
Now is a great time to pick up a Cube. I got mine this summer for only $100 shipped with speakers, power supply, and Airport card. I already had a 17" Studio LCD and black KB/Mouse so I've got the full blown setup now. It wasn't more than 2 years ago this would have gone for $350 on eBay.
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Old Aug 19, 2009, 10:09 AM   #117
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As far as Mac's that I would put on display:

Apple I
128K Mac
Lisa
Apple //gs (my very first computer)
Macintosh SE/30
Macintosh Classic
PowerBook Duo Dock (my first notebook -- never did have the actual dock though )
20th Anniversary Macintosh

As far as computers I might have has toys:

Power Macintosh G3
Xserve
Power Macintosh G5

And then what I actually want now:


13 inch 2.53Ghz MacBook Pro (to use as every day notebook)
8-Core MacPro (for Desktop)

Reality:

I will likely get 2.26Ghz 13inch MBP in the next year or so (unless they change the base model which is likely). As for a MacPro, I will likely get a Quad-Core base model at some point in time. Likely will get a couple of nice Dell or Samsung monitors for it.
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Old Aug 19, 2009, 10:13 AM   #118
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One of these old iMacs:


They just look amazing!
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Old Aug 24, 2009, 07:50 PM   #119
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JLPGA PowerBook 170

Another (much larger) shot of this puppy:

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Old Sep 5, 2009, 12:49 PM   #121
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Old Sep 5, 2009, 07:36 PM   #122
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 12:52 AM   #123
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Always wanted a PowerMac 7100 signed by the late Carl Sagan with either 'Carl Sagan' or 'Butt-Head Astronomer'.

I don't think he'd have ever consented to signing one, but that's still the Mac I always dreamed of.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notable...ith_Carl_Sagan
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Old Sep 11, 2009, 05:40 PM   #124
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PowerMac duel Quad.
Macbook Pro 15in 2.8Ghz.
iMac Alum 3.6Ghz.
PowerBook G4
iBook G4
PowerMac G3
PowerMac G4
Apple I
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Old Sep 12, 2009, 10:09 PM   #125
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I would love a G4. For some reason they remind me of the Pixar lamp. Now after seeing pictures of the cube, I wouldn't mind having one
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