Need some ideas on a busted Mac

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Need some ideas on a busted Mac

I'll star off by saying that I really don't know much about Macs. I'm an A2 guy.
Anyway, I've had this Mac Classic for awhile and the keyboard/mouse are completely inoperative. I know the keyboard and mouse are ok, I tried them out on my friend's Mac SE. The computer boots up fine and seems to work well otherwise. Can somebody point me in the right direction?

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Its possible that your ADB (t

Its possible that your ADB (the connection for keyboard and mouse) bus has been fried.
The computer boots up fine, I assume?

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ADB cable or jack shot?

My best guesses.

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Yeah, boots up normally. So

Yeah, boots up normally.
So I guess my best bet is opening the thing up and checking the connector and cable.
Thanks for the replies.
I guess I need to come up with a 'Mac Cracker' any idea how long the T15 driver needs to be?

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There's no cable. The connec

There's no cable. The connector is soldered directly to the motherboard. I'd check for appropriate voltages on the pins, but that probably isn't going to tell you much.

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Re: Yeah, boots up normally.

Yeah, boots up normally.
So I guess my best bet is opening the thing up and checking the connector and cable.
Thanks for the replies.
I guess I need to come up with a 'Mac Cracker' any idea how long the T15 driver needs to be?

Get thee hence to Sears. They have a T15 with a 6" shank for about $7 US.

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