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Can I use iBook g4 as a monitor & keyboard

hi. i currently have a g3 desktop blue and white but i do not have a monitor nor keyboard for it. see my g3 doesn't go pass the grey screen with the flashing folder. i have the startup disk but since i do not have the monitor nor keyboard can i use my ibook g4 as a replacement? can i connect it to my ibook g4 and if so how?

sorry if the question is a little wacky.

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Sorry the ibook G4 is set for video mirroring only and not for use as a monitor. You should be able to pickup a monitor and a usb keyboard fairly cheaply on your local Craigslist or local yard sale.

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I tried with a usb non-apple keyboard and it didn't work it wasn't acknowledged. so it has to be an apple keyboard? Thank you for the information greatly appreciated.


Here is a link for an inexpensive Mac keyboard--I use these people all the time. They stand behind their products and ship fast. There are other choices--this is just the one I use most often.


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