video card ibook g3?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by sprstu, Jul 6, 2005.

  1. sprstu macrumors member


    Apr 27, 2005
    white bear lake, mn
    ok, so here is my issue...
    My ibook g3, 800mhz, has a screen problem. The whole unit boots up just fine, the hard drive spins up and it makes the welcome sound, and I put in cd's and they play just fine, even out of the headphone jack. But, the problem is there is just no picture at all. I hook up an external monitor to the ibook via the jump cable and that also recieved no picture. The reel cable has been recently replaced, as of a few days (black wire was broken off). When I shine light through the apple on the back I can see through it and the image comes up, but no screen shot.
  2. Leareth macrumors 68000


    Nov 11, 2004
    could also be a loose cable between the screen and the logic board...
    I had that happen to me once, but it was cover under the apple logic board repair program even thought it techically was not the logic board...
  3. Abstract macrumors Penryn


    Dec 27, 2002
    Location Location Location
    Do you have Applecare? An iBook G3 should still be within 3 years of purchase.

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