Need HELP with 17" POWERBOOK

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by TheG3Guy, Aug 25, 2008.

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    TheG3Guy

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    i found a ebay auction with a 17" powerbook g4 having lines on the creen, he says its the video data cable and has a replacement. do you think its the cable or the screen itself?
     
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    GGJstudios

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    I wouldn't trust it at all!
     
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    TheG3Guy

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    really, the guy has good feedback on ebay... but i just dont know whether its the cord or something much more expensive
     
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    soberbrain

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    I would not spend money on a laptop that may have a major (possibly expensive) issue.
     
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    TheG3Guy

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    yea i guess...thanks
     
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    It is definitely the 17" LCD panel... lookup "Vertical lines" common issue....
     

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