Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). can i still get one - Current Mac Hardware Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In can i still get one kitt123 Posted: June 11, 2006 7:49AM in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014 even though the emac was moved to education only about a year back now. could i still buy one for myself from the apple online store, thanx Comments Reply 1 of 5 jpennington Posts: 476member June 11, 2006 12:50PM You can buy a refurbished one ...http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPL...m=SpecialDeals Reply 2 of 5 kitt123 Posts: 18member June 11, 2006 6:12PM thanx but to be honest the emac is a bit out of date and lacks in the speed department (it has a g4 for petes sake!) so i have found a core duo mini with keyboard and mouse and a 17" TFT monitor for only £692. i think this is the mac that will soon join my collection, but just one question, what are the mac mini's speakers like? thanx Reply 3 of 5 jpennington Posts: 476member June 11, 2006 6:14PM They aren't great. I think the powerbooks speakers are better. You can get decent speakers for cheap though.I'm got a core duo mini (in the kitchen) and a 1.42g4 as a network model, so those are the only models I have tested the speakers on. Reply 4 of 5 kitt123 Posts: 18member June 11, 2006 6:15PM oh right so they are basically laptop speakers shoehorned into a desktop haha, i have some 5.1 speakers gathering dust behind me so i reckon they will do Reply 5 of 5 jpennington Posts: 476member June 11, 2006 6:16PM I actually think my mbp sounds better than it. Sign In or Register to comment.