what would you pay for this ibook ?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by alecmcmahon, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. alecmcmahon macrumors regular

    May 18, 2007
    Woodbridge, NJ
    bidding on an ibook on ebay right, the bid is up to 210 bucks,

    the only problem with it is a broken ESC key , and the Mouse Pad DOES NOT work ( anybody know if its a quick fix? )

    anyway the specs are below, what would you people feel would be a max price to pay for this computer taking into account the work it needs.

    Manufacturer Apple
    Manufacturer Part # M9846LL/A
    Processor Type PowerPC G4 1.33 GHz
    Data Bus Speed 133 MHz
    Cache Memory Type L2 cache
    Installed Size 512 KB
    RAM Installed Size 512 MB
    Technology DDR SDRAM
    Memory Speed 333 MHz
    Storage Hard Drive 40 GB, 4200 rpm
    Storage Controller Type IDE
    Optical Storage Type CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo, integrated
    Read Speed 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
    Write Speed 24x
    Rewrite Speed 16x
    Display Type 12.1" TFT active matrix
    Graphics Processor / Vendor ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9550, AGP 4x
    Video Memory DDR SDRAM, 32 MB
    Max. Resolution 1024 x 768
    Audio Output Type Sound card
    Telecom Modem Fax / modem
    Max. Transfer Rate 56 Kbps
    Protocols & Specifications ITU V.92
    Networking Networking Network adapter
    Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
    Expansion Expansion Slots Total 1 x memory
    Interfaces 1 x modem, phone line, RJ11
    1 x network, Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX, RJ45
    1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
    2 x Hi-Speed USB, 4 pin USB Type A
    1 x display / video, VGA
    1 x audio, line in, mini phone stereo 3.5 mm
    1 x headphones, output, mini phone stereo 3.5 mm
  2. cleanup macrumors 68030


    Jun 26, 2005
    1.33 Ghz and 512 MB RAM for 200 bucks seems like a good deal to me. Be wary about the battery, though. And I imagine the touchpad is unfixable? Don't quote me on that though. The escape key might just need cleaning out. Again, don't quote me on that. :p
  3. alecmcmahon thread starter macrumors regular

    May 18, 2007
    Woodbridge, NJ

    ahh, hopefully your quote is wrong, ... as for the ESC key, i belive its broken off, so i'd prob. replace the keyboard at some point or another... but the track pad, HOPEFully it's replaceable/ fixable

    edit: i found this on ebay as well, i dont know if its just the caseing, or its the entire thing for the track pad.


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