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    Mac Mini & Dell 2405FPW - USB?
    Would the USB ports on the Dell 2405FPW work on a Mac? Specifically on a Mac Mini?

    I know theres a USB cable you connect from the monitor to the computer so it can act as a usb hub

    but what if I connected an iPod to the USB port on the 2405fpw... would the mac mini detect it? If I connected a usb mouse to the usb port on the 2405fpw would the mac mini detect and use it? etc.. ?

    wasn't it made for a windows machine? i'm having my doubts that it will still work as a usb hub on a mac mini...

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    Member Since
    Jul 22, 2003
    Hamilton College
    20" iMac C2D 2.16ghz, 13" MacBook 2.0ghz, 60gb iPod vid, 1gb nano
    It should work but it probably is not USB2 so our iPod would not go very fast but it should have no problems working with a mouse etc
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    Member Since
    Mar 19, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    1.58GHz OC'ed Mac mini
    The hub on a Dell 2405FPW is USB 2.0 and the Mac mini can use it.

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    alright thanks guys for the info

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    Member Since
    Sep 30, 2004
    I use the hub on my Dell 2001FP with my mac mini, it works just fine.

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