DVD drive for PowerBook G3

in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014
I have a PowerBook G3, the 233 MHz model with a 20x CD-ROM drive standard. Where can I get a DVD drive for it so I can watch DVD movies? Would it be worth it to get one for the expansion bay, or is an external drive good enough and/or cheaper?


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    r-ager-age Posts: 21member
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    lucaluca Posts: 3,833member
    Thanks, but I'm looking for a lower cost sort of thing. I don't need to burn CDs and I don't need to burn DVDs, I'd just like to be able to play DVD movies on my computer. I saw something about a VST expansion bay DVD drive. Does anyone know more about these, like where I could get one or how much it would cost?
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