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I had to return this to it's owner and the problem wasn't resolved. Ralph http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.p... Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. Mar 22, 2006 11:59 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Michael Loomis, Michael Loomis Mar 23, 2006 9:12 PM in response to superimac Level 1 (0 points) navigate here
try THIS link for some examples of small fuses. RAM Upgrade » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Answered! https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/10190/Problem+with+display+backlight
Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Well yes, as I explained sir, the other morning my keyboard backlight was working fine, right after I fixed it with the directions in the original post. Join us to comment and to customize your site experience! Louis Rossmann 51,267 views 26:29 Powerbook 17" Repair - LCD Disassembly - Duration: 9:57.
- Still no backlight and still zero frequency reading on the meter.
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Then we would find a setting of "Backlight"But I found that that setting was disappear~!!Check-->http://home.pchome.com.tw/my/macman002/screenshot01.jpgIs it a problem of Hardware? Cancel Ferex Rep: 13 3 3 Posted: 03/04/2010 Options Permalink History The thing that frightens me is having to deal with thermal paste.... Your posts make no sense at all. Cancel Add your answer bassiemike will be eternally grateful.
Please don't spew nonsense like the "Maine" thing; it'll be better for everyone. Zero. the advice is to substitue the inverter, if it didn't work I go on with the display... https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/13845/Keyboard+backlight+quit+working. Tools:Standard soldering iron with precision tipLead solder (the kind with flux core is best)Really, really small hex wrenchA similarly small flat head screwdriverA slightly larger flat head screwdriverA lot of patienceTips:Solder
I already have a newer MacBook Pro that I use for everyday stuff, but it would really be nice to get the old G4 working again. See pictures below. Bassiemike, it would be helpful to know if the backlight is permanently dead, or if there are more details to its behavior. Keep us informed... 03/15/2010 by lemerise Hi Lemerise, do I need only one lamp or the screen is enlightened by more ccfl lamps? 03/18/2010 by Ferex Only one lamp is needed
I can find no Knowledge Base items on this whatsoever." Feedback? https://discussions.apple.com/thread/413530?start=0&tstart=0 So, I went to plan B and, though experimentation, found that a 3K ohm resistor placed between pin 4 and pin 5 brought the voltage on the DIM CONTROL to +3.8V share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply SawyerTHEBEST, Feb 8, 2013 SawyerTHEBEST thread starter macrumors member Joined: Feb 5, 2013 #9 MisterKeeks said: ↑ I'm This should work out of the box with natty with any luck Adv Reply March 11th, 2011 #4 stuffelse View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu
Good luck! http://drupaltr.org/powerbook-g4/powerbook-g4-ethernet-not-working.html View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question? It'll become a reasonably functioning desk top with a screen plugged into it. Tango Icons © Tango Desktop Project.
If so you can enable keyboard brightness control via gnome-power-manager and upower by using my ppa. If everything is in place I will order an inverter from ifixit. If the inverter cable is faulty then you'll have to separate the display from the computer to replace the cable. 03/06/2010 by lemerise If the backlight is dead you can replace his comment is here CHASSIS GROUND - Green wire (connector pin 1): Hardwired to chassis ground +12V SUPPLY - Black wire (connector pin 2): +12V CABLE GROUND - Gray wire (connector pin 3): 0V +5V
You HAVE TO OOOO change it back to normal, or when you open a webrowser it will say every site is bad, and not let you open it. Loading... We also boast an active community focused on purchasing decisions and technical aspects of the iPhone, iPod, iPad, and Mac platforms.
Am I forced to disassemble the logic board and all the components or I can only take away a few parts and then take away the display and operate only on Patrick Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Apple Notebooks Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Community Polls Key F10 become useless.2) The "Setting of keyboard's backlight" still here, and effective Key F10, but there is no response of the light.Thanks for replying~ Mar 23, 2006 11:48 PM Helpful Was this answer helpful?
whatever caused the fuse to blow in the first place and another subsequent failure somewhere on the logic board perhaps? This discussion is locked Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â superimac Level 1 (0 points) Q: My Powerbook G4, Keyboard's light no longer on even in dark side. I need to disassemble display. weblink Should I buy some new paste?
RDKL, Inc. 6,343 views 10:01 iBook G4 12" Disassembly Repair - Top Case Removal - Duration: 9:37. Network126 192,428 views 11:47 iBook G4 (Apple users help requested) *Resolved* - Duration: 7:48. Actually, the screen itself is often bad in this situation...I hate to say it, but due to the difficulty getting PowerBook screen casings apart, I generally just replace the whole thing Powerbook G4, 10.04 LTS PPC Adv Reply Quick Navigation Apple Hardware Users Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums The Ubuntu Forum Community
Is there a way to test the inverter? I checked my tools, the only thing I miss is the spudger. Loading... neotoy 35,598 views 6:24 Troubleshooting LCD monitor CCFL trouble - Duration: 16:00.
John Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 05-13-2010, 12:52 AM #2 richdave I helped the forums. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Sometimes (but not always) a bad inverter cable will be evident by moving the display assembly around.
I will continue this post when I'll start to do the job in the weekend.