Non-Apple iBook Battery and Power Adapter?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Benjer, May 4, 2010.

  1. Benjer macrumors member

    Jun 30, 2006
    My wife's G4 iBook (12") has a battery that no longer holds a charge, and the power cord is fraying. I'm going to the Apple Store today to see if they would replace the cord, but if not, I'll buy a new battery and cord. There are several 3rd party adapters and batteries out there. I've read a few poor reviews for several of them. Any advice on which 3rd party batteries and cords are reliable? Or is it best to simply buy from Apple?
  2. notjustjay macrumors 603


    Sep 19, 2003
    Canada, eh?
    That's the round connector that looks a little bit like an RCA video jack, right? When I had a PowerBook G4, I owned a 3rd party adaptor from a company called iGo. It came with multiple tips for different brands of computers, and worked just fine.

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