Using Apple remote on a powermac?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Sawtoothdude, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. Sawtoothdude macrumors regular

    Sep 3, 2006
    Hello I have a powermac G3 i am trying to setup to be my media machine and I would really like to have a remote control for it, preferably the apple remote. I was wanting to know if this is possible through some sort of adaptor, If so what can I use and will the G3 support. Thanks very much for your help.
  2. OnceUGoMac macrumors 6502a


    Mar 3, 2004
    The only PPC machine that Front Row is compatible with is the last G5 iMac.
  3. Sawtoothdude thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 3, 2006
    I'm aware that the Powermac is not supported by apple but is it possible to use the apple remote on it with an adaptor so I can control my iTunes.
  4. khisayruou macrumors 6502a


    Aug 21, 2004
    Look into mira or remote buddy, they both will allow you to use the apple remote with a supported receiver, you will also need an available usb port on the mac.

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