replace ibook g4 keyboard with g3?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by m1ss1ontomars, Oct 21, 2006.

  1. m1ss1ontomars macrumors 6502

    Oct 1, 2006
    Quite frankly, I don't really like the opaque keys on my 7/2005 12" iBook. Does anyone know if it's possible to swap out the keyboard for an iBook G3 keyboard (the one with translucent keys)? They LOOK similar enough, but I don't to spend money on something that won't work.
  2. Xenesis macrumors regular


    Sep 3, 2006
    Considering that I just opened up an iBook G3 and G4 yesterday, the two would appear to be pin compatible.

    That being said, the ribbon connector is a different shape, so you might struggle a lot to plug it in.

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