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I do believe that actually. We still get them into our business. The other week I helped a lady purchase another G4 with mirrored doors to keep her business running. They are still out there but like you said the support is sketchy. I just want to tell them to move on already but I get it at the same time. Also as a professional it is not nice to just tell your customers to just move on. I am not that type of guy. I did look on macsales.com then and saw the adapter. Pretty fun stuff.

I agree with you there. I really do love the old PPC stuff but unfortunately parts are just getting harder and harder to find. I generally tell people to move to new machines if they have a PPC machine UNLESS they have something they must have. This is only for the simple fact of reducing the workload on myself.
 
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Yes. I think it is fine that people want to keep their legacy gear. That is up to them. I can only support a certain range of computers so I feel that if you can't fix your old computer on your own, or it is outside of a certain window of time, then the new purchase needs to be made. smile.gif
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It's still very useful for browsing the forums. It does make browsing more snappier since it writes to the SSD are much faster. Sleeping/waking/shutting down is almost instanious. Booting up is also noticeably quicker, about under 30 seconds. Only thing It could really use is to max the memory out to 2GB.

I'm on the lookout for the rare 20" iMac g4 lampshade model lol.
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Might have to try this for my 17 inch with 2 gigs of memory. I got it for free a few months ago from my mom's husband, saying he couldn't do anything on it. When I found out he was right, I decided to play around with it and right now it has Yellow Dog Linux 6.2 on it although I have to make a few firmware updates first to truly do anything. The thought of using this laptop really intrigues me because I'm not an Apple guy, and it really gives me a chance to learn Linux and working with source code since I'll probably have to compile everything I want tongue.gif
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