FS: Pismo 400, 256 MB, 10.3.8, Airport, free mouse

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  1. amonduulii macrumors newbie

    Mar 8, 2005
    Apple PowerBook G3 (Pismo) with 14.1" TFT LCD

    This is the legendary Pismo, one of the most robust and rugged laptops Apple ever made. it's gotten me through a lot and still has a lot of usable life on it. The system is still remarkably fast for web surfing and general writing (Microsoft Office) and graphics work. It can even run iMovie and interface with digital cameras, etc. The wireless card makes it doubly useful for cafe work and web surfing, or at-home websurfing. The wireless antenna is by far the most signal-receptive antenna Apple has made. There are a few general blemishes and knicks on the plastic casing of the laptop but functionality and internal guts are flawless. There are no dead pixels on the 14" LCD screen.

    # 400 MHz PPC 750 G3, 1MB L2 cache
    # AIRPORT Card installed
    # 256 MB Ram (2x 128 Meg DIMM)
    # ATI Rage 128 M3 graphics chipset, can support external monitors and screen spanning.
    # S-Video out
    # 6 Gig HD
    # Removable DVD-ROM drive; swap with second battery
    # 2 FireWire ports, 2 USB ports, analog audio out and in jacks, S-video out (with S-video to Composite Video adapter for connecting to TV or VCR), VGA out
    # 100/10 BaseT ethernet, 56k modem
    # Type I/II PCMCIA slot; AirPort slot
    # Battery - lasts about an hour depending on use.
    # Power Adapter
    # Assorted Useful Software
    # Mac OS X 10.3.8 (clean installation)
    # Original system software CDs
    # FREE USB Apple Mouse thrown in.

    For photo, go to:
    <A HREF=http://homepage.mac.com/khoury/craig/pismo.jpg>

    I'm asking a reasonable $525+Shipping. I'm asking a lower price than what is typically final prices on eBay. Please, serious inquiries only. You can check my previous seller ratings on
  2. MacPhreak macrumors regular

    Jul 19, 2004
    Lexington, KY
  3. supersize macrumors member

    Nov 2, 2004
    I just sold a very simular setup on ebay about a month ago and only got $450. Mine had more ram, a cdrw and a bag included. So I hope you can get what you're asking out of it.
  4. 7254278 macrumors 68020

    Apr 11, 2004

    Price is way high
  5. Xeem macrumors 6502a


    Feb 2, 2005

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