Author Topic: Mac users - Help wanted!  (Read 2760 times)

Jules

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Re: Mac users - Help wanted!
« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2008, 05:08:48 pm »
The saga continues. I've just bought a G4/400 with 512mB memory, 30 Gb hard drive, DVD reader and OS X 10.4 from the 'bay for the grand total of £2.20 - which wasn't that bad. Master plan is to fill it up with surplus PC drives, a DVD burner and possibly, when I can find one at a reasonable price, a Sonnet processor board.

It seems to work. However my disfunctional cat managed to knock a cup of coffee over my only mac keyboard the other night and now this is equally disfunctional, not working on some keys and generating the occasional keystroke of its own.

Do I need a replacement Mac Keyboard or will a USB PC keyboard work? I'd try it but all my PC keyboards are min-din. I realise it won't have an Apple key but I've never needed it yet.

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PaulF

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Re: Mac users - Help wanted!
« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2008, 05:32:00 pm »

Do I need a replacement Mac Keyboard or will a USB PC keyboard work? I'd try it but all my PC keyboards are min-din. I realise it won't have an Apple key but I've never needed it yet.


A USB PC keyboard 'should' work - but I recall having a minor problem with one. So minor that I can't remember what!

Valiant

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Re: Mac users - Help wanted!
« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2008, 10:14:36 pm »
The Apple Key comes in handy :) How do you copy and paste?

Anyways, a PC keyboard will work but you'll have issues like, no apple key, @ swapped around, no eject or volume shortcuts on the keyboard.
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Jules

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Re: Mac users - Help wanted!
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2008, 03:53:21 pm »
The Apple Key comes in handy :) How do you copy and paste?


I use a proper mouse with two buttons ;D
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