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Hello all, The 14inch G4 I repaired is still... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Hello all,

The 14inch G4 I repaired is still working fine, so well in fact that my wife has pinched it. So I now have a problem with a G3 dual usb 500mhz.

It got dropped. Nothing broke, but the...
Posted by David Balkwill, on May 4, 2008 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Job done. I also soldered four short wires to... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Job done.
I also soldered four short wires to the four speaker connections on the board so that I could connect the internal speakers which are now working fine.
So this is one case of a blank...
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 26, 2008 at 02:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Great progress this evening. Signs of poor... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Great progress this evening. Signs of poor contacts along the edge of the display and a poorly seated connector. Reconnected the power switch and the battery, and the screen is now working, so I'll...
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 25, 2008 at 06:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
OK, Sean, I'll try some more and report back in a... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
OK, Sean, I'll try some more and report back in a few days.

Thanks for your helpful advice.

David
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 11, 2008 at 07:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No, the heat sink and fan don't come off with the... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
No, the heat sink and fan don't come off with the casing, so they should work as normal.

All the people who have talked about shims and clamps imply that you have to hold the pressure while...
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 11, 2008 at 07:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks Sean, I'll try again. I'm quite used... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Thanks Sean, I'll try again.

I'm quite used to working in my G4 tower, but rather new to iBooks. Is it safe to run it with the case open if I take static discharge precautions? What about cooling...
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 11, 2008 at 07:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for your reply XLR8. I also thught of... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Thanks for your reply XLR8.

I also thught of the display cable, so I bought one via eBay and repalced it. No difference.

Any other ideas?

I'd like to send a message to the people who started...
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 11, 2008 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Still no ideas anyone? 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Still no ideas anyone?
Posted by David Balkwill, on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone ? 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Anyone ?
Posted by David Balkwill, on Feb 27, 2008 at 06:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hello everyone from a new user. I have an iBook... 153,606 Views / 253 Replies  
Hello everyone from a new user.
I have an iBook G4 1.4GHz. It had been serviced by Apple at some point before I bought it.
The screen is blank, but it works with an adaptor to an external monitor....
Posted by David Balkwill, on Feb 24, 2008 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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