[iBook] Clamshell iBook: upgrade of CD-ROM to DVD or combo

Juan M juanm at mac.com
Sun Jul 29 17:11:04 PDT 2007

Thank you to all for answering my question. I am glad I joined the  
iBook list.

We have better (and the latest) intel Macs for other purposes but I  
just wanted to know if I can upgrade my Clamshell iBook to having a  
DVD player.



On Jul 28, 2007, at 3:52 PM, Bill Williams wrote:

> In ibook Digest, Vol 35, Issue 8, the person identified as  Juan M
> <juanm at mac.com> thoughtfully said:
>> I am new to the list so perhaps this has been answered many times.
>> Can the Clamshell iBook with only a CD-ROM be upgraded to a DVD
>> player or a Combo drive (i.e. CDRW/DVD) or even a Superdrive?
> You =might= be able to, but... when we decided we needed something
> lighter than a clamshell to carry on trips (as a depository for 100+
> digital pictures per day) I poked around and came up with PowerMax
> <http://www.powermax.com/>. Got a refurbished G3 500mhz iBook from  
> them
> for $600, and they allowed me $150 trade-in on the Indigo iBook.
> Just looked and they have a pre-owned G3 700mhz iBook  for $439;   
> 90-day
> warranty.
> Nice folks to deal with, and if/when I decide to upgrade w/o brand new
> I'll go back to them.
> --
> Selah!
> BWms
> -= "Never ask what sort of computer a guy drives.  If he's a Mac user,
> he'll tell you.  If not, why embarrass him?" -- Tom Clancy =-

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