Powerbook + Apple Remote

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by supachicken, Sep 29, 2006.

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    supachicken

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    Hi Guys,

    I am about to pickup a G4 550Mhz Titanium Powerbook and I wanted to see if the IR port on this would recieve from the apple remote and if they would work together.

    Cheers.
     
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    MattDell

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    Wow, I didn't even realize Powerbooks had an IR port.


    -Matt
     
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    supachicken

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    Hi Matt,

    Here are the specs off lowendmac.

    Details
    introduced 2001.10.16 at US$2,199; discontinued 2002.04.29
    DVD-ROM replaced with CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive 2001.12.17
    product code: M8362LL/A (DVD), M8622LL/A (Combo)
    requires Mac OS 9.1 or later, Mac OS X 10.1 or later
    CPU: 550 MHz G4 (7451)
    bus: 100 MHz
    performance: unknown
    ROM: 4 MB, NewWorld ROM in RAM architecture
    RAM: 128 MB, expandable to 1 GB using two PC100 3.3 volt unbuffered low-power 144-pin 100 MHz SO-DIMMs
    Level 2 cache: 256 KB at 550 MHz
    Video: ATI AGP 4x Mobility Radeon
    VRAM: 16 MB
    Video out: VGA and S-video connectors
    displays: 15.2" (38 cm) 24-bit 1152 x 768 color active matrix
    supports 896 x 600 and 720 x 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio; 1024 x 768, 800 x 600, and 640 x 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio
    allows mirroring to external display or extended desktop mode
    hard drive: 20 GB IDE, 30 and 48 GB optional
    DVD-ROM: 2x (8/8/24x CD-RW optional), CD-RW/DVD-ROM standard from 2001.12.17
    floppy drive: external USB only
    expansions bays: none
    USB ports: two
    FireWire ports: one
    IR port with full IrDA support
    10/100/1000Base-T ethernet and v.90 56k modem standard
    AirPort: optional
    one PC Card slot
    battery: 50 watt-hours, rated at up to 5 hours
    size: 9.5 x 13.5 x 1.0" (241 x 341 x 26 mm)
    weight: 5.3 pounds (2.4 kg)

    So I'm guessing its just a matter of compatability?

    Cheers.
     
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    supachicken

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    Does anyone have input they could add?

    Cheers.
     

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