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DVD Burner for iMac G3

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Wondertwinpower, Dec 24, 2004.

  1. macrumors newbie

    #1
    I would love to have a DVD burner for my 600mhz iMac G3 but have not found an answer about whether there is one that will function properly. Does anybody know?
     
  2. macrumors 68000

    Lancetx

    #2
    Any decent quality brand external FireWire DVD burner should work just fine using Roxio Toast software. AFAIK, no external burners fully support the Apple iApps though.
     
  3. macrumors 68040

    maya

    #3

    You can find Easter Egg Hacks, for this minor issue. :)


    Do not bother with any external DVD burner that is rated under 8x at the present only 8x and higher and you will be pleased. :)
     
  4. macrumors 6502a

    aethier

    #4
    most people got a dvd burner to work on their g3;s even though at a macworld a few years ago, steve claimed that you absolutely needed the power of a g4 to burn dvds.


    aethier
     
  5. macrumors 68040

    maya

    #5
    Marketing. :rolleyes: :)
     
  6. macrumors newbie

    #6
    What about replacing the DVD/CD drive with an internal DVD writer in an iMac DV SE?

    I keep reading posts about external DVD writers for iMac G3's (DV of course!) but did anyone ever try to replace the combo DVD/CD ROM drive with an internal DVD writer.

    I would like to know if this is at all possible.
    I sure would like to give it a try.

    Asimov :eek:
     
  7. macrumors 6502

    Mertzen

    #7

    MCE offers this: http://www.mcetech.com/dvdrwimacsl.html
     
  8. macrumors newbie

    #8
    Replacing DVD/CD combo drive in G3 iMac DV with DVD burner

    Thanks, very much for the info!

    Now! Where do I find the necessary "How to!" to take my favourite iMac apart (and more important, put it back together!)?

    Asimov :p
     

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