Logitech Elite Keyboard: Power Button

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by izibo, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Oct 6, 2004
    Hey All

    Thinking about buying a Logitech Elite Keyboard, and I know from a review that the Power/Sleep button works like the PowerButton when the system is on (brings up the dialog, holding it shuts system down)

    But what I want to know is, can you boot up a machine with it?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Moderator


    Staff Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    The Centennial State
    So, they reviewed the functionality of this button for shutting the system down but not for powering it up? What kind of review is that?
  3. macrumors 68000

    baby duck monge

    Feb 16, 2003
    Memphis, TN
    is it wired or wireless? wireless will definitely not work to power it on (for what i hope are obvious reasons). wired should work, but i don't have one to test it out on :(

    anyone with anything more conclusive than my "it should work" ??
  4. macrumors 6502a


    Mar 8, 2004
    American living in Canada
    I'm not really a fan of having the power button on the keyboard. But then again, the powerbutton on my Mac isn't far away. ;)
  5. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Oct 6, 2004
    Nope, I agree... thats why I am asking here :)

    I usually would not care, but this is on a Mac Mini system for my mom, and she isn't the most mobile person and reaching up, across a desk and behind the mini is significantly less convenient then a key on the keyboard.

    Oh, and this is the wired version

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