keys from old apple keyboard on a new one

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Anarchy99, May 20, 2005.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    ive got a powermac g5 coming but i hate the white keyboards but luckily i have a broken apple pro keyboard with graphite keys would they work with it or are the keyboards different
     
  2. thread starter macrumors 6502

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    anyone?
     
  3. macrumors 68030

    homerjward

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    i dont see why it wouldnt, but you might be stuck with a white caps-lock key because of the wiring issue; don't know if it's removable.
     
  4. macrumors 68000

    shadowmoses

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    I too am not a fan of the white keyboard and mouse, you can pick up the old style keyboards on ebay. And yes technically with a bit of time and efffort you should be able to swap over the keys, but it wont be easy.
     
  5. macrumors G5

    yg17

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    The caps lock key is removable, at least on the new keyboards. The LED is on the actual keyboard and the caps lock key just has the little clear spot for the light to shine through
     

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