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Does anybody local have a power adapter for a Mac G3 Powerbook I could borrow just long enough to test whether a laptop is functional?

I have a Pismo I rescued (it was going to be recycled). I've been replacing one thing and another to get it working again, and I'm ready to see whether it works. Frustratingly, this afternoon I discovered the power cord was packed separately from the computer itself when I moved, and the battery is out of charge so I can't even try turning the computer on to test it. If it works I'll probably eventually buy another power cord if I still can't find the one I had, but I don't want to spend the money if the laptop still won't work.

ETA: mhaithaca commented that it should be the same power adapter as any previous PowerBook G3, the pre-G4 iBook models, and probably also such earlier models as the PowerBook 1400 and 5300.

Double ETA: deaterrae has one I can use to test it. Hooray!

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mhaithaca
Apr. 26th, 2009 11:50 pm (UTC)
If it helps, that's the same adapter as any previous PowerBook G3, the pre-G4 iBook models, and I believe such earlier models as the PowerBook 1400 and 5300.
aedifica
Apr. 26th, 2009 11:51 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I'll add that to the entry.
deaterrae
Apr. 27th, 2009 12:04 pm (UTC)
I'm still using my old iBook G3, so I definitely have its functional power adaptor. My schedule during the day is pretty flexible this week except for Tuesday, but I have obligations Monday and Wednesday evenings. Let me know when you might want to come over to give that laptop a try.
aedifica
Apr. 27th, 2009 12:07 pm (UTC)
Oh, thank you! I'll email you in a little bit about a time.
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