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Connecting a Mac OS–based computer keyboard and mouse
to your monitor
If you wish, you can plug your keyboard and mouse directly into the monitor,
rather than into the back of your computer. There is one ADB port on each
side of the monitor for your keyboard and mouse (or any other ADB device).
Always be sure your computer is shut down before you plug in or
disconnect ADB cables.
1Make sure the ADB connector on the monitor cable is plugged into an ADB port (marked
) on the back of your computer.
The ADB connector is not optional; it’s needed for your
Mac OS–based computer to work correctly with your monitor. If not
connected properly, extended resolutions and AppleVision software controls
will not be available.
For more information, see “Connecting the Monitor Cable to a
Mac OS–Based Computer” earlier in this chapter.
2If necessary, unplug the keyboard or mouse cable from the ADB connector on the back
of your computer.
3 Decide how you want to connect the keyboard and mouse.
For example, you can connect your mouse cable to your keyboard and then
connect the keyboard to one of the ADB ports (marked by V) on either side
of the monitor stand. Or, if you prefer, you can plug your keyboard and mouse
cables into the ADB ports (marked by V) on either side of the monitor stand.
4Connect your keyboard and mouse cables to the monitor’s ADB ports (marked by
according to your preference.