Powerbook G3 into a TV monitor

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I have an old powerbook G3 that has a working monitor. Can I take the LCD monitor and somehow make it into a LCD TV monitor? Thank you.

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Its not possible

Doing so is not possible. One is digital one is analog. Doing so would require fancy converter boxes costing hundreds of dollars. Also why do you want to tear apart a powerbook G3? If you do send me the motherboard.

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If the motherboard still work

If the motherboard still works, attach a USB tv tuner. Voila, watching tv on a powerbook screen.

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And, I should add, for the ri

And, I should add, for the right aesthetics (so it doesn't just look like a powerbook with a tv tuner attached), put the whole thing in a frame, like this:

http://www.applefritter.com/hacks/duodigitalframe/

Or there are some other picture frame hacks to look at as well.

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Try Looking Here

http://www.geocities.com/p9019/lcdpanel

This will be a bit more useful than someone telling you that it can't be done.

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Thank you for your help. Hav

Thank you for your help. Have a happy Holiday season!

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You could also use a zoomed v

You could also use a zoomed video PC Card like the iRez CapSure to display analog video on your PowerBook's LCD. It works on all PowerBook G3 models... The catch is that you must be in OS 9 as there are no zoomed video drivers for OS X as I understand it...

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