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    iCharlie2661's Avatar
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    iMac G3 DVD-R Burner
    I currently have an iMac g3 (slot loading) running Tiger and I was wondering if I could use this generic Firewire DVD-R burner my Dad owns but no longer has a use for. I would try for myself but I would like to know if it would work before i buy a new firewire cable. my dad no longer has the box or the software (If it needs any). Would it be compatible with my iMac G3? (it has firewire ports) Would i need a driver, or would it run right away? And would it be compatible with iLife?

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    I don't see why not. A firewire cord should only cost $10 and you should be able to return it if the DVD burner does not work.
    Bryan

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    iCharlie2661's Avatar
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    1st mac: iMac G4 1 GB RAM 80 GB HD. 2nd mac: iMac G3 (OS X Tiger) 20 GB HD 128 MB RAM
    my mistake. it's USB. and i have no idea where it came from. Crap. think there's any hope for it to work?
    I used to have an open mind, but my brains kept falling out.

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