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iBook G4 12" 800 MHz-1.2 GHz Upper Case Replacement

  • Автор: iRobot
  • Сложность: Средняя

Changing the top case will also allow you to replace the trackpad if you need a new one.

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Шаг 1 Upper Case  ¶ 

Remove the two Phillips screws from the battery compartment.

Шаг 1 Upper Case  ¶ 

  • Remove the two Phillips screws from the battery compartment.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

We recommend placing the computer on a slab of grey anti-static packing foam from this point on to prevent damaging the logic board.

Шаг 2  ¶ 

  • We recommend placing the computer on a slab of grey anti-static packing foam from this point on to prevent damaging the logic board.

  • Turn over the computer and open it.

  • Pry up the magnet covering a Phillips screw near the middle of the computer.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

Remove the following 7 screws from the edges of the keyboard area.

Шаг 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the following 7 screws from the edges of the keyboard area.

  • Three 2 mm Phillips along the right edge.

  • One 4.5 mm Phillips underneath where the magnet was.

  • One 6 mm Phillips with a small head in the lower left corner.

  • Two 6 mm Phillips with large heads, one in the upper left corner and one in the middle

Шаг 4  ¶ 

Before you can yank the upper case off, you must disconnect the trackpad connector, the blue and white power cable, and speaker cable as described in the next steps.

Шаг 4  ¶ 

  • Before you can yank the upper case off, you must disconnect the trackpad connector, the blue and white power cable, and speaker cable as described in the next steps.

  • Lift the upper case from the right side and use a spudger or your finger to disconnect the trackpad connector hidden beneath the white plastic tab. Due to model variatons your trackpad connector may be different from the one pictured.

Шаг 5  ¶ 

Carefully lift the upper case about half of an inch and move it so that you can access the power and speaker cables.

Шаг 5  ¶ 

  • Carefully lift the upper case about half of an inch and move it so that you can access the power and speaker cables.

  • If the upper case is sticking, it may be necessary to free the tabs holding the upper case to the metal framework along the outer edge of the battery compartment.

Шаг 6  ¶ 

The connectors at the ends of the cables are attached very firmly to the sockets on the logic board. Pulling directly on the cable will either separate the cable from its connector or the socket from the logic board.

Шаг 6  ¶ 

  • The connectors at the ends of the cables are attached very firmly to the sockets on the logic board. Pulling directly on the cable will either separate the cable from its connector or the socket from the logic board.

  • Lift the upper case enough to disconnect the blue and white power cable from the logic board. Using your fingernails or a dental pick, carefully pry the connector from its socket. Make sure you're pulling only on the connector and not on the socket.

Шаг 7  ¶ 

Lift the upper case off completely and disconnect the multicolored speaker cable from the logic board. As before, make sure you're pulling only on the connector and not on the socket.

Шаг 7  ¶ 

  • Lift the upper case off completely and disconnect the multicolored speaker cable from the logic board. As before, make sure you're pulling only on the connector and not on the socket.

  • Tip: the multi-coloured cable may be easier and less daunting to disconnect after removing the top heat shield. Prop the top case upright while removing the shield - the connector is then much more accessible.