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WTB: Powermac G4 MDD PSU

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I need one that isn't a ridiculous ebay price for it, all it needs to do is work, no need for super high wattage or anything, just please don't offer me one for like $100+.
 

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just please don't offer me one for like $80+.

I know that the MDD power supplies are expensive...but as you have seen, used MDD power supplies sell for much more than $80 on e-Bay.

If someone wanted to give you a real deal...$80 would be a good price...no way you're going to get one for like $25 bucks.;)

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I just don't understand why a 6 year old PSU should sell for such a price, even if it is really nonstandard. I've seen working MDDs go for less than that, a LOT less.
 
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It is called the economic issue of supply and demand. If you do not want to pay the price you have to do without. Buy one of those MDD you see going cheap and hope the PS is A OK!
 

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I just don't understand why a 6 year old PSU should sell for such a price, even if it is really nonstandard. I've seen working MDDs go for less than that, a LOT less.

The price is a combination of factors:

- non-standard PSU
- it's for an Apple product
- people are willing to pay the price

But overall it's supply & demand. Low supply...and those people that need one REALLY need one...so they pay the price!

I used to have a MDD...and I sold it. At the time that I bought it...it was the best computer I had...and I wasn't too crazy about the cost of a replacement power supply. Since then I've gotten a Powermac G5 & a Mac Pro...both PSU's for these cost a bunch..just comes with the territory with more powerful computers.

For a different project I'm working on...I looked up the value of a dual-processor 1.25ghz., 1.25gig ram, 80 gig HD Powermac G4 MDD...the value was $110 dollars!

If a replacement power supply costs near that value (which it does)...it may not make economic or financial sense to repair the MDD.

HTH,

- Nick
 

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