Model M8407 / 550 or 667 MHz G4 processor

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DC-in female plug for AC adapter broken - can this be replaced?

Battery isn't receiving a charge, and the area around the plug is cracked as well. Battery btw is brand new, but is slowly losing its charge.

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Here's the part: G4 Titanium DVI DC-In Board

Here's how to install it: PowerBook G4 Titanium DVI DC-In Board Replacement

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The Onyx is not the DVI model though...only the DVI model has a removable DC-in. Pinarello99, does your machine have a DVI port on the back, or a VGA port? If it's a VGA port, you will not be able to replace the DC-in, but if it has a DVI port, you'll be able to use the part that Mayer suggests.

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Unfortunately the non-DVI Titaniums have an integrated DC-in, which means that when the DC-in is broken or problematic, you have to replace the whole board.

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Titaniums are definitely a pain to work on, so to replace the board (because the Onyx has an integrated DC-in), you're looking at spending a few hours on it, especially if you've never done it before.

Honestly, this machine doesn't really have much of a monetary value at this point, so to specifically buy a working and tested board for it is silly, especially at the $100+ prices you'll find, as you can buy a fully working machine for less. As I always say, the best source of parts is a broken laptop, so I would search eBay for a working Onyx with a smashed screen...who knows, you might be able to pick one up for $20. Find the model number of your machine on the underside (probably something like M5884), and search eBay for it that way. But like I mentioned, you're in for an interesting experience -- click on the "Repair" button, the click on "PowerBook", then "G4 Titanium", then "Onyx", then "Logic Board" to see the guide.

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+ If an Onyx, this is a much better answer than mine and rdkl knows a lot more about this machine than I do. Look for him on eBay for a good replacement machine.

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This Powerbook is definitely Onyx - rdklinc, if you have info re replacing the board (if doing so is not a gigantic hassle), I would appreciate that - also where I could find the part (even the best keywords to use for an ebay search will do in a pinch)

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