How to protect iMac from theft

Discussion in 'iMac' started by zombierunner, May 5, 2011.

  1. zombierunner macrumors 65816


    Jan 18, 2011
    Is there any cable lock made for the new imac ... what do you use ? some links would be helpful thanks.
  2. kevin2223, May 5, 2011
    Last edited: May 5, 2011

    kevin2223 macrumors member

    Jul 31, 2010
    You can find the security slot on the back of the iMac.

    Kensington makes many of the locks, they can be found online for significantly cheaper than what the Apple Store or regular retail places will carry them for. Most are priced between £25-40.

    This one is intended for desktop use and can also lock peripherals.

  3. xkmxkmxlmx macrumors 6502a


    Apr 28, 2011
  4. Noisemaker Guest

    Mar 13, 2009
    Why would you bother locking your iMac to your desk?

    It's called a deadbolt. Get one. :rolleyes:
  5. kevin2223 macrumors member

    Jul 31, 2010
    Yes, preferably you'd have better protection before someone enters your home. But like car alarms, a Kensington Lock can be used as a deterrent (it'll take at least a few minutes to get it off without a key/combination). If force is used, it'll obviously damage the security slot.
  6. trip1ex macrumors 68000

    Jan 10, 2008
  7. WildGuess macrumors regular

    Apr 29, 2010
    I'm using dropcam dot com. A new way of absolute digital security. By the time your connection is knocked out the perps are recorded off site.
  8. mackage macrumors 6502

    Apr 6, 2011
    Really? How about not letting questionable people in your home?
  9. Hexley macrumors 6502a

    Jun 10, 2009

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