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Введение

Dissembly to replace/repair optical drive.

  1. Unplug all the cables from the computer, including the power cable. Lay the computer face-down, supporting the neck and base with a soft cloth under the screen.
    • Unplug all the cables from the computer, including the power cable. Lay the computer face-down, supporting the neck and base with a soft cloth under the screen.

  2. Loosen the four Phillips #0 screws.
    • Loosen the four Phillips #0 screws.

  3. Carefully remove the base access panel.
    • Carefully remove the base access panel.

  4. Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws. Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws.
    • Remove the four 25mm T-15 screws.

  5. Open the housing plate. Be gentle with the wires still connected to the logic board  so as not to ruin the cables.
    • Open the housing plate.

    • Be gentle with the wires still connected to the logic board so as not to ruin the cables.

    • A fixed plug connector between the logic board and upper unit will cause some resistance. Pull gently but firmly.

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  7. Remove the 2 torx 10mm screws on the EMI shield Carefully remove shield and copper tape Carefully remove shield and copper tape
    • Remove the 2 torx 10mm screws on the EMI shield

    • Carefully remove shield and copper tape

  8. Remove the 4 10mm torx screws attatched to the drive carrier. The drive carrier includes optical drive and hard drive.
    • Remove the 4 10mm torx screws attatched to the drive carrier.

    • The drive carrier includes optical drive and hard drive.

  9. Grasp the carrier with both hands on each side.
    • Grasp the carrier with both hands on each side.

    • Remove the carrier by lifting up and out.

    • Pull gently but firmly. The carrier is meant to fit snugly.

  10. Flip the removed carrier to the right and pull out power cables.
    • Flip the removed carrier to the right and pull out power cables.

  11. Peel back the white paper, revealing the screws that connect the hard drive to the carrier. Remove the 4 T-10 5mm screws connecting the hard drive and frame. (There are 2 screws on each side) Remove the 4 T-10 5mm screws connecting the hard drive and frame. (There are 2 screws on each side)
    • Peel back the white paper, revealing the screws that connect the hard drive to the carrier.

    • Remove the 4 T-10 5mm screws connecting the hard drive and frame. (There are 2 screws on each side)

  12. Slide the hard drive out from the frame and optical drive.
    • Slide the hard drive out from the frame and optical drive.

  13. Remove the four T-10 6mm screws at the sides of the drive.
    • Remove the four T-10 6mm screws at the sides of the drive.

  14. Slide the optical drive out of the carrier
    • Slide the optical drive out of the carrier

Заключение

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Cal Poly, Team 21-22, Maness Fall 2011 Member of Cal Poly, Team 21-22, Maness Fall 2011

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Should step ten of removing the optical drive be broken into two different steps

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Which brands/models should one use to replace a faulty optical drive in one of these iMac G4’s?

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