OUCH!!! hot ibook powerbrick.

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by switchedanhappy, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. switchedanhappy macrumors regular

    Nov 16, 2003
    ct usa
    Ok, so It's probably nothing, but I've noticed that the powerbrick for my ibook g3 (12") sometimes gets extremely hot. not like light a curtain on fire hot, but probably make a baby cry hot. Is that normal? has anyone else had this prob?
  2. javabear90 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 7, 2003
    Houston, TX
    its normal, or at least I hope so, because this happens to me also.
  3. 5300cs macrumors 68000


    Nov 24, 2002
    Same here, on my 12" G3 iBook. Also happens with my 2 PowerBooks. I wouldn't worry about it (unless a baby starts crying or the curtains catch on fire.)

    I did have a power brick go south on my though. The part where the cord enters the plug became frayed exposing the wires. It last another few weeks after that, then didn't work anymore. I wouldn't worry about it though, and I'm not trying to make you paranoid or anything.

    The AC adapters are good in winter though ;)

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