[rescue] Powerbook Rescue

Ian Finder ian.finder at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 19:27:50 CDT 2011

Some even died in balls of fire, if I recall.

On 6/22/11, Rick Hamell <hamellr at gmail.com> wrote:
> How are you finding the battery life on it? It was my experience that the
> batteries on them died pretty quickly even when fairly new.
> Rick
> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 1:03 PM, William Barnett-Lewis
> <wlewisiii at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 2:45 PM,  <rescue-request at sunhelp.org> wrote:
>> (snip)
>> Cool Thinkpad save.
>> My own rescue project of late has been an old Powerbook 3400. A
>> screaming 180mhz of 603e. I upped the memory with a 64mb card to get
>> it to 80mb, shoehorned a 30gb drive into it, got a 16bit wireless card
>> working, loaded a some MP3s, some classic games (Wizardry Gold,
>> Diablo, etc), Appleworks and iCab. It's a good if not exactly little
>> or lightweight little around town bomber. The most expensive bit was
>> paying for the drivers for the wireless card.
>> It's fun browsing the web wirelessly from OS 9.1 :D The looks on
>> young'uns faces is humorous. I stick to "mobile" versions of sites
>> where possible and it works ok - certainly better than on my SE/30
>> where, really, it's only good as proof that it will function.
>>  Now if I could only find a 128mb RAM card for it that I can afford
>> (MemoryX still wants $130 for it and that's not worth it for this old
>> beastie) I'd be a very happy camper. OS 9 holds up better than I
>> expected - especially with enough RAM ;)
>> --
>> Live like you will never die, love like you've never been hurt, dance
>> like no-one is watching.
>>                Alex White
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