Looking for a Screen Cover

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by rugbyspartan, Jun 21, 2005.

  1. rugbyspartan macrumors newbie

    May 1, 2005
    Can anyone suggest a screen cover they use or know of for a 12" powerbook? I do not mean a screen protector, but a cover that can be put over the screen when not in use to protect if from dust, etc.

  2. sw1tcher macrumors 65816


    Jan 6, 2004
    Just close the lid. Besides, I don't think they make a dust cover for laptop screens. That, or it's just that I've never really seen any.
  3. rugbyspartan thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 1, 2005
    I know I've seen someone at school with one, thats why I was asking. Sometimes I like to leave it up so it stays on and doesn't go to sleep, otherwise I tend to have to just close it as far down without it actually going to sleep. Any one else know of anything?
  4. wdlove macrumors P6


    Oct 20, 2002
    I have an ibook that I leave partially open so that it continues to run, use it for folding and the web. I use a cloth to cover the key board. To save money just cut a piece of plastic to place over the lid.
  5. ITASOR macrumors 601


    Mar 20, 2005
    Oneida, NY
    You could make a nice one with cardboard and duck tape, and then line it with felt. Very cost effective as well.
  6. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    Why not just ask them? ;)
  7. rugbyspartan thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 1, 2005
    Yea I would if I knew him (or even remember who it was). Just saw someone putting away their mac one day and pulled over the screen a nice fitting screen cover before closing.
  8. MacHarne macrumors 6502

    Mar 3, 2005
    Virginia, U.S.A.
    I have a friend who owns one of the 15" screen sleeves by Acme. This may be what you're talking about.

    Acme 12" PowerBook G4 Screen Sleeve

    I'm considering one for my 12" PowerBook which arrived yesterday.
  9. rugbyspartan thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 1, 2005
    How does your friend like that one? That was really the only solid looking cover I could find. Any other suggestions from anyone?

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