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PowerBook G4 Titanium DVI Display Replacement

Uitgelichte handleiding

Uitgelichte handleiding

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  • Auteur: iRobot
  • Moeilijkheid: Moeilijk

Change out the entire display assembly, including the hinges and casing. This installation is MUCH easier than replacing just the LCD panel.

Secties

Stap 1 Display  ¶ 

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Stap 1 Display  ¶ 

  • Performing the following steps incorrectly can easily damage the display and render it inoperable. The multicolored display data cable is especially fragile.

  • Remove the four black T8 Torx screws from the plastic framework.

Stap 2  ¶ 

Turn the G4 over.

Stap 2  ¶ 

  • Turn the G4 over.

  • Remove the five silver T8 Torx screws from the metal framework.

Stap 3  ¶ 

Turn the G4 over.

Stap 3  ¶ 

  • Turn the G4 over.

  • Grasp the plastic framework and pull directly up.

Stap 4  ¶ 

Disconnect and remove the pink and white inverter cable, removing tape as necessary.

Stap 4  ¶ 

  • Disconnect and remove the pink and white inverter cable, removing tape as necessary.

Stap 5  ¶ 

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Stap 5  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the audio connector cable on the right side of the computer.

Stap 6  ¶ 

Position the display approximately at a 45 degree angle and rest the computer on a soft cloth with the back panel ports facing up.

Stap 6  ¶ 

  • Position the display approximately at a 45 degree angle and rest the computer on a soft cloth with the back panel ports facing up.

  • Remove the two T8 Torx screws from each clutch cover.

Stap 7  ¶ 

Close the display and pull off both clutch covers. You can use a non-metal flathead screwdriver if the clutch covers do not come off easily.

Stap 7  ¶ 

  • Close the display and pull off both clutch covers. You can use a non-metal flathead screwdriver if the clutch covers do not come off easily.

Stap 8  ¶ 

Open the back panel port cover and remove the four T6 Torx screws.

Stap 8  ¶ 

  • Open the back panel port cover and remove the four T6 Torx screws.

  • The upper screw on each side fastens a small metal mount in place. Be sure to put this part back in when reassembling the computer.

Stap 9  ¶ 

Open the display to a 90 degree angle. Rest the trackpad face down on your work surface and allow the display to hang over the edge. If possible, adjust your chair or worksurface height so the display will rest on your legs and the trackpad will lie flat on the worksurface.

Stap 9  ¶ 

  • Open the display to a 90 degree angle. Rest the trackpad face down on your work surface and allow the display to hang over the edge. If possible, adjust your chair or worksurface height so the display will rest on your legs and the trackpad will lie flat on the worksurface.

  • Remove the four T8 Torx screws which fasten the display to the trackpad. The screw closest to the display data cable has a tapered head.

Stap 10  ¶ 

Grasp the metal heat exchanger and pull up and away from you. You may need to move the inverter cable on the right side of the computer in order to rotate the heat exchanger.

Stap 10  ¶ 

  • Grasp the metal heat exchanger and pull up and away from you. You may need to move the inverter cable on the right side of the computer in order to rotate the heat exchanger.

Stap 11  ¶ 

Lift up the metal brackets on either side of the upper case.

Stap 11  ¶ 

  • Lift up the metal brackets on either side of the upper case.

Stap 12  ¶ 

Carefully thread the inverter cable on the right side through the slot in the upper case.

Stap 12  ¶ 

  • Carefully thread the inverter cable on the right side through the slot in the upper case.

  • Carefully thread the display and backlight cables individually through the slot in the upper case. Be very careful with the display cable as it is easily damaged.

  • Remove the display assembly.