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2 day old powerbook with adapter problem

Message #1 - Posted 2006/01/15 - nemo

Hi,
I proudly bought a new powerbook g4 1,67Mhz a couple of days ago and I allready have a adapter problem (the adapter that came with the PBook).
While using and loading it at the same time yesterday, the light just suddenly went of and the adapter stopped loading. I have tried other sockets and leaving the adapter out for a while but nothing. When I just plugged it in the light of the plug flickered for a few seconds but is dead again.
Now I am sitting here with my brandnew Powerbook with an empty battery and a dodgy adapter!!!!
WHAT THE F... ??? :?

Message #2 - Posted 2006/01/15 - Bill

Previously, nemo wrote:

Hi,
I proudly bought a new powerbook g4 1,67Mhz a couple of days ago and I allready have a adapter problem (the adapter that came with the PBook).
While using and loading it at the same time yesterday, the light just suddenly went of and the adapter stopped loading. I have tried other sockets and leaving the adapter out for a while but nothing. When I just plugged it in the light of the plug flickered for a few seconds but is dead again.
Now I am sitting here with my brandnew Powerbook with an empty battery and a dodgy adapter!!!!
WHAT THE F... ??? :?

It is under warranty. Call Apple tech support, or take it back where you bought it and get a new one.

Maybe the problem is in the adapter, and maybe it is in the computer.

No manufacturing process is 100% free of defects. You got a lemon. Better to discover it now than later.

Bill

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Message #3 - Posted 2006/01/15 - Steve Hix

Previously, nemo wrote:

Hi,
I proudly bought a new powerbook g4 1,67Mhz a couple of days ago and I allready have a adapter problem (the adapter that came with the PBook).
While using and loading it at the same time yesterday, the light just suddenly went of and the adapter stopped loading. I have tried other sockets and leaving the adapter out for a while but nothing. When I just plugged it in the light of the plug flickered for a few seconds but is dead again.
Now I am sitting here with my brandnew Powerbook with an empty battery and a dodgy adapter!!!!
WHAT THE F... ??? :?

It's under warranty.

Talk to you dealer.

Message #4 - Posted 2006/01/18 - Shawn Hirn

Previously, nemo wrote:

Hi,
I proudly bought a new powerbook g4 1,67Mhz a couple of days ago and I allready have a adapter problem (the adapter that came with the PBook).
While using and loading it at the same time yesterday, the light just suddenly went of and the adapter stopped loading. I have tried other sockets and leaving the adapter out for a while but nothing. When I just plugged it in the light of the plug flickered for a few seconds but is dead again.
Now I am sitting here with my brandnew Powerbook with an empty battery and a dodgy adapter!!!!

What did Apple say when you reported the problem to them?

Message #5 - Posted 2006/01/27 - answers@ComputerBatteries.c...

I think I can safely say that the AC adapter is faulty.

Just to check have you tried a different power lead, from the power socket to the adapter.

Since it is under warranty, they should replace the adapter. No questions asked!!!!

Battery Wizard
http://www.ComputerBatteries.co.uk

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