Is the A1134's keyboard the same as the A1054's one?

I have an A1054 ibook, but the keyboard doesn´t work anymore. May i use the A1134´s keyboard as spare?

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If you already have a iBook G4 14" keyboard as a spare part yes you can install it on a iBook G4 12". It will fit but the ribbon cable will be a little long and will have to be folded under the keyboard. You can even use a iBook G3 14" keyboard on a iBook G4 12" but you can't use a iBook 12" keyboard with the iBook 14" model. The KB ribbon cable would be too short.

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Sometimes I wish they would make a "keyboard cable extender", because often the 14" keyboards are harder to come by.

Be careful when folding a 14" cable, because although it will work, if the cable gets smashed too severely in the fold, it can break some of the connections and then a row of keys can stop working as a result.


NB: I do not recommend to use a 14" keyboard in a 12" ibook case because, as rdklinc says in his comment, there will be stress on the folded ribbon cable and a small keyboard deformation in the center of the KB. Just wanted to confirm that the KBs are swappables if you need to for whatever reason.


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Edit: I stand corrected as well! Thanks for the correct information lemerise!

<Deleted my old answer, as it was wrong.>

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