Macbook vs. iBook Speakers

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by ipartridgea, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. ipartridgea macrumors newbie


    Feb 5, 2008
    New York
    I am currently in the market to upgrade my current iBook g4 14" for a new black macbook.... my ? is this... is there a difference between the quality of speakers in the macbook vs. the ones in the iBook?? also where are the speakers even located in the macbook???

    Thank You
  2. CrackedButter macrumors 68040


    Jan 15, 2003
    51st State of America
    The speakers are located on the back of the laptop alongside the grill.

    The quality is just as lame as on the iBook.
  3. Prost264 macrumors newbie

    Feb 29, 2008
    I honestly don't know about the iBook, but the MacBook speakers are much better than those on most other laptops I've come across.
  4. El Phantasmo macrumors member

    Jul 9, 2005
    i had a 12" ibook and now have the new black macbook and i think the macbook sounds much better than the ibook, however both of them have low quality speakers, if you want to get good sound out of a laptop you should use headphones or external speakers...
  5. NC MacGuy macrumors 603

    NC MacGuy

    Feb 9, 2005
    The good side of the grass.
    You got that right, lame and lamer. They are there but not loud nor have great fidelity. Externals or headphones only way to go.
  6. pastrychef macrumors 601


    Sep 15, 2006
    New York City, NY
    In my opinion, the MacBook's speakers are much louder than my old iBooks. I was never able to hear anything on that old iBook. At least, now, it's audible.
  7. MacGeekDC macrumors 6502

    Mar 6, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    The sound is much better and even if the sound wasnt the musch better its much the swich

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