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Old Mar 9, 2008, 08:27 PM   #1
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Question about ibook G4 keyboard

Hi there everyone! I'm a newbie in this forum.
I just have one question to ask... What kind of connector type does the ibook G4 keyboard have?
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Old Mar 9, 2008, 10:47 PM   #2
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Hi there everyone! I'm a newbie in this forum.
I just have one question to ask... What kind of connector type does the ibook G4 keyboard have?
It has a ribbon cable, if that's what you mean.

If you mean for like an external keyboard, USB only.
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Old Mar 9, 2008, 11:03 PM   #3
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It has a ribbon cable, if that's what you mean.

If you mean for like an external keyboard, USB only.
yeah thats what it is, the ribbon. What type of ribbon cable is it?

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Old Mar 9, 2008, 11:50 PM   #4
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yeah thats what it is, the ribbon. What type of ribbon cable is it?
Probably a proprietary one, why do you ask?
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Old Mar 11, 2008, 12:12 AM   #5
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I bought a ibook G3 keyboard for my ibook G4. It doesn't fit properly, the ribbon cable is a bit shorter. I was thinking about using an extension.
Would it be possible to find one?
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Old Mar 11, 2008, 12:18 AM   #6
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I bought a ibook G3 keyboard for my ibook G4. It doesn't fit properly, the ribbon cable is a bit shorter. I was thinking about using an extension.
Would it be possible to find one?
I think you probably shouldn't hold your breath. Laptop keyboards aren't interchangeable like desktop keyboards. Your G3 keyboard doesn't fit properly in your G4 because it wasn't built for the G4.
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Old Mar 11, 2008, 12:28 AM   #7
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I just thought I would try. Oh well, sux for me.
Thanks for the reply.
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