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How to Identify The Make & Model Of The iMac's Screen For The Purpose Of BuyingTo Buy The Correct Video Driver Board
Introduction
'''This guide is a prerequisite for the guide "[guide|40567|How To Convert An iMac Into An External Monitor]"'''
== Background ==
The question ''"Can I mod my older iMac to use it as a monitor?"'' has been asked on iFixit and many other internet forums for years. This guide attempts to teach others how to complete the first phase of such a project.
In summary, to convert an iMac to work as an external monitor, one must:
* Completely teardown the iMac, removing everything.
* '''Install a video control board, new inverter, and new power supply''' into the empty iMac shell.
* install new video-in ports on the exterior case.
* Re-install the screen, reassemble the iMac case.
Following this guide will allow you to purchase the correct '''video control board, new inverter, and new power supply''' for your iMac, and will prepare you to complete a full iMac external monitor conversion.
Summary
This guide is a prerequisite for the guide "How To Convert An iMac Into An External Monitor'. It explains how to identify your iMac's screen, and how to purchase the correct Video Control Board for your iMac.