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iMac - Is this possible??


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Hi,

I would like to use my g5 (osX 10.3.9) simply as a monitor for my new macbook. Is this possible? If yes, how?

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You can't use the iMac as an external moniter for another computer.

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oh well, thanks for the reply stretch!
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Actually it is kind of possible:

http://www.screenrecycler.com/home.html

But you can't just plug in your Macbook and have it act as a regular screen unless you buy additional hardware such as the elgato eyetv 250 that will act as an (analog) video input for your mac.
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