How much is an iMac G3 worth?

How much is an iMac G3 worth?

As of this writing for both the Mac IIsi and the iMac G3 I’d estimate about $50 each, I see these models selling on my local craigslist regularly. A rev A bondi blue iMac might be worth twice that. A G4 Cube or PowerMac G5 can go for $250. If you have an working Mac 128k you can probably get $1000 on eBay.

Can you upgrade an iMac G3?

The processor daughtercard in the tray-loading iMac G3 models also contains the ROM. Consequently, the only feasible way to upgrade the processor in these models is to replace the original processor daughtercard with a processor daughtercard that contains both a faster processor and an original ROM.

When was the iMac G3 discontinued?

March 18, 2003
iMac G3

Original “Bondi Blue” iMac
Manufacturer Apple Inc.
Discontinued March 18, 2003
Predecessor Power Macintosh G3 All-In-One
Successor iMac G4 eMac

Was the iMac G3 successful?

The most legitimate critique of the computer was its terrible “hockey puck” mouse, which illustrated perfectly what happened when form won over function in Apple’s design studio. Still, the machine became an enormous success.

Are Imacs worth the money?

If you’re set on sticking with Mac and want an even bigger display, Apple’s 27-inch iMac from last year is also worth considering. This Mac gets you significantly more screen space and an even richer 5K resolution, which may be useful for those who multitask heavily and do lots of visual work.

What can you do with old Imacs?

If the Mac is no longer functional, or if it’s too old, you can recycle it. Apple’s recycling program will take any of your devices and recycle them. They may even give you a gift card if the computer still has some value. You won’t get a lot, and lately Apple’s prices for Mac trade-ins have been very low.

Can you use iMac G3 as a monitor?

You then run a VNC client program (usually free) on the iMac G3 and display the MacBooks virtual second screen in a window, which you can display full screen. Your iMac then appears to be the MacBook’s second screen. You use System Preferences Displays pane to set it up, as you would a real second display.

How do I remove the hard drive from an original iMac?

To remove the drive, push it in, lift up, and then pull forward. As you pull the drive forward, disconnect the ribbon cable and set it aside.

How much is a 1998 iMac worth?

It’s Apple’s 40th Anniversary. How Much Money Have You Given Them Over the Years?

Year Product 2016 Dollars
1996 PowerBook 1400 $3,776
1998 iMac G3 $1,889
1999 iBook G3 “Clamshell” $2,275
2001 PowerBook G4 $3,479

Was the original iMac a success?

That computer, the original iMac, became Apple’s most successful product in years. The mixture of beautiful design and functionality not only stabilized the company, but set Apple on the path to its greatest successes in the early part of the new century.

How many Imacs sold 2020?

Overall, the manufacturers sold 275 million units in 2020, 4.8% more than in 2019. Apple in particular grew strongly and sold 6.9 million Macs in the fourth quarter – in the previous year it was 5.3 million.

How many Imacs does Apple sell a year?

Sales of the Mac computers amounted to 18.21 million units in Apple’s 2018 fiscal year. The Mac sales peaked in 2015 at 20.59 million units; overall, unit shipments of Apple’s personal computer have remained relatively stable in the last few years.