Are all MacMini's Remote Compatible?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by KyleHarrison, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. KyleHarrison macrumors newbie

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    I just bought a MacMini off a friend whos had his for probably a couple years now. At time of writing its OSX 1.5.7 (still has the old dock) and has a 100GB hard drive.

    Is this model compatible with the Apple remote?

    At first guess, id imagine so, but i dont see anywhere on it that could receive the signal, you know? So id like to ask the Mac community here so i dont run out and purchase a remote for nothing.
    (this thing will be my personal cheaper Apple TV :))
     
  2. calderone macrumors 68040

    calderone

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    Depends on the age, if it is a G4, no. But if it is Intel, it is remote compatible. The sensor is to the right of the optical slot. It blends in pretty well. See the attached picture.
     

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  3. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604

    thejadedmonkey

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    Depends on how old it is. I have a mac mini with a 100gb hard drive that doesn't have a remote sensor. Do you know what speed CPU it has?

    You can find out by clicking on the Apple in the top left hand corner and selecting "about this mac"
     

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