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Old Nov 14, 2010, 12:27 AM   #1
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iMac G4 as a display/monitor?

Hey I have an old iMac G4 and I was wondering if I could just use the screen somehow since I don't need to use it as a computer? Could I use it like a TV to play xbox or something? thanks!
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 12:31 AM   #2
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Unfortunately the older iMacs cannot be used by another device as a monitor.
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Old Nov 14, 2010, 01:52 AM   #3
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This is probably about as close as you can get. http://www.screenrecycler.com/ScreenRecycler.html
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I've got the same sort of question.
I have a MBP running Snow Leopard and a TiBook G4 running Tiger. I want to use the PB as a second display.
Would screen recycler even work?
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I've got the same sort of question.
I have a MBP running Snow Leopard and a TiBook G4 running Tiger. I want to use the PB as a second display.
Would screen recycler even work?
Yep, it will lag a little but it would work.
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Yep, it will lag a little but it would work.
Doesn't seem to matter anymore as my TiBook seems to have suddenly died on me
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This looks like an interesting way to use 2 iMacs in harmony. Man, I love those displays. No G4 gets left behind. I may try it.
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