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Which powerbrick for Powerbook?

Message #1 - Posted 2007/01/01 - Wayne Stuart

My Powerbook G4 and its power brick are barely on speaking terms with each other, so I'm looking to replace said power brick.

Looking on eBay, there appears to be two types: A 65w version (model A1021, like which I already have), and a cheaper 45w version. Now, both are advertised as compatible with my model of Powerbook, but being the cautious sort I am, are there any consequences in choosing the lower power version?

Thanks.

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Message #2 - Posted 2007/01/01 - Woody

On Mon, 01 Jan 2007 16:05:08 GMT, Wayne Stuart wrote:

My Powerbook G4 and its power brick are barely on speaking terms with each other, so I'm looking to replace said power brick.

Looking on eBay, there appears to be two types: A 65w version (model A1021, like which I already have), and a cheaper 45w version. Now, both are advertised as compatible with my model of Powerbook, but being the cautious sort I am, are there any consequences in choosing the lower power version?

It will charge slower and not charge at all when you are using it, depending on the model.
I would go for the higher power one, unless you tend use it on battery until it runs out and then turn it off and plug it in and wait for it to be charged.

Woody

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