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Apple PowerBook G4 15.2" Laptop - M9677LL/A (January, 2005)

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15" Apple Powerbook A1106 Aluminum Laptop Computer OS X 10.4 G4 1.67GHz WiFi DVD
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15" Apple Powerbook A1106 Aluminum Laptop Computer OS X 10.4 G4 1.67GHz WiFi DVD
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Since you carry your world with you in your laptop, you cannot afford to be stuck with a machine that is slow or outdated. Work speedily on the go with the Apple PowerBook G4 laptop. On the 12.1-inch TFT screen of this Apple laptop, images and texts are clear and distinct. Powered by a 1.67 GHz PowerPC G4 processor, this Apple 15.2-inch notebook lets you work at a consistently speedy pace. You can transfer data wirelessly from this Apple laptop to your mobile phone, as it is Bluetooth enabled. This Apple 15.2-inch notebook has a 4.5 hour battery life. The Apple PowerBook G4 laptop runs the Apple MacOS X 10.3. The Apple PowerBook G4 laptop is Wi-Fi enabled as well, so that you can log on to the web when in a hotspot.

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Product Identifiers
ManufacturerApple
Product FamilyPowerBook G4
Model IDPowerBook5,6
Model NumberA1106
EAN0718908818619, 688267070556, 718908816707

Processor
Processor TypePowerPC G4
Processor Speed1.67 GHz
Number of CoresSingle-Core

Motherboard
Bus Speed167 MHz

Display
Display TechnologyXGA TFT Active Matrix
Display Size15.2"
Display Color Support24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Display Max. Resolution1280 x 854

Technical Features
Security FeaturesKensington Lock Slot, Slot For Cable Lock
Expansion Ports1 x IEEE 1394a (FireWire 400), 1 x IEEE 1394a (FireWire), 1 x IEEE 1394b (FireWire 800), 1 x IEEE 1394b (FireWire), 2 x USB 2.0, DVI (Digital Video Interface), RJ-11 (modem), RJ-45 (NIC), S-Video out, VGA out
Expandability1 x Type I/II PC Card Slot

Hard Drive
Hard Drive Capacity80 GB
Hard Drive Rotation Speed 5400 RPM
Storage Controller TypeUltra ATA, Ultra ATA 100

Memory
Installed RAM512 MB
RAM TechnologyDDR SDRAM
Max Supported RAM2 GB
RAM Speed333 MHz
Installed Cache Memory1024 KB

CD / DVD
Optical Drive TypeDVD±RW/CD-RW
Optical Drive Read Speed24x (CD), 8x (DVD)
Optical Drive Write Speed24x (CD), 8x (DVD+R), 8x (DVD-R)
Optical Drive ReWrite Speed10x (CD-RW), 4x (DVD+RW), 4x (DVD-RW)

Video
Graphic ProcessorATI MOBILITY RADEON 9700
Installed Video Memory64 MB
Graphic Bus InterfaceAGP x4

Audio
Audio Output TypeAnalog Audio, Headphones, Line Out, Sound card, Speaker(s)
Audio Input TypeLine In (3.5mm), Microphone, Stereo Input Jack

Modem
Modem TypeFax / Modem
Analog Modulation ProtocolITU V.92

Networking
Networking TypeBluetooth, Integrated Wireless LAN, Network Adapter
Data Link ProtocolAirPort Extreme, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g

Battery
Battery Run TimeUp to 4.5 Hours
Battery TechnologyLithium ion

Dimensions
Depth9.5 in.
Height1.1 in.
Width13.7 in.
Weight5.6 lb.

Miscellaneous
Release DateJanuary, 2005
Input MethodKeyboard, Keypad, Trackpad
Mobile TechnologyWi-Fi Certified

eBay Product ID: EPID78113511

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Created: 01/10/12

good value

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

i was looking for a powerbook to run an old copy of a specialized software. i chose a used powerbook because i was only going to use this computer for running that software. i must say i am quite satisfied with the purchase. it fits my needs quite well.

as for the battery, it is quite old and doesnt last very long so i work with the powerbook with the power adaptor on all the time. i am aware that if the power adapter breaks that apple does not sell this type any more but it can be purchased from tekserve on 23rd street.

for my needs i dont need high resolution graphic and digital photography work but i would not recommend purchasing a used powerbook if you are needed such features. i can see at least 2 spots on teh screen that show burn out - mild yet still visible.

maybe the value of the powerbook was actually less than what i paid but i wont complain. it is still a good value for what i need.

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Created: 04/09/11

GoNAVY

Like - This Powerbook G4 was a great entry product for me because as everyone knows Apples are over priced. However, their products work! The OS for this was still reasonably recent being OSX 10.5.8 and the performance is also reasonable. The product quality is excellent - highly recommend to anyone.

Love - My wife

Dislike - Nothing... I mean the G4 ended in 2006! The product is a monument to the peaking of Apple and a legacy to the PowerPC (long live the dead). It allowed Apple to continue their model and improve on the past. Intel PC based Apples? Who knows what comes next - oh ya! iPads and Androids!

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Created: 03/26/10

Buying broken computers for parts/repairs

Using a computer for parts to repair a damaged one is fun (?) and challenging.
For the most part, laptops are not difficult to repair, once you learn how to open and remove the parts you need to replace in your broken unit.
By getting damaged computers, you can begin to assimilate some finese in taking them apart. Because they are already damaged, you dont have to worry about small mistakes. Big mistakes?...buy another damaged unit. (Mistakes are a form of learning anyway :) Once you have the techniques of disassembly and reassembly in hand, you can disassemble yours.
Trouble shooting begins by replacing parts that correspond with those symptoms which you had : ie) Hard drive wont work ? Check ribbon connector for loose fit or breaks.. next : replace hard drive. Screen went black ? Check cables, Replace inverter board... replace screen.. ect. Nothing works? Get another motherboard.. (ouch.. can you trust what the seller really means when he says "untested" ?)

The hardest part (other than getting a bad part that you use to replace your bad part) is to remember where all the parts and screws go !

And there you have it ! Remember... if your leave (or have) a few screws loose, you shouldnt be playing with electronic items !
Have fun.

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Created: 01/19/12

Best bang for your buck with an excellent resale value to boot.

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

An excellent tool for any business. Light up keys make low light conditions fun and productive. Also great for personal use plus ease of mind having apple support even on these "older" machines. Best of the Best!-

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Created: 07/06/13

To the product is Great value for Mony

Yes, I would recommend this product to a friend.

Is very good,I like to this product,so me uses the first time apple,product but I no enconter,to connect to the page I am recomended.

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