[rescue] Rescued iMacs looking for input on repair

Thomas Gallaway rescue at port11.net
Wed May 5 09:21:14 CDT 2004

Mike Hebel wrote:

>>Now the third imac a 333mhz one is weird. When I plug it in it poweres
>>up and then off right away. All within 1 second. I can see the tube
>>power up shortly too. I figured I might need to either try to zap the
>>PMU, replace the battery or replace the down converter module.
>I rescued a 233 Bondi with exactly the same symptoms.  That _is_ the
>PAV/flyback issue most likely.  You can confirm that by taking off the
>bottom cover and removing the monitor cable and plugging an external
>monitor into it.  It should come right up if it's the PAV issue.
>I don't know if you can switch the 333 "sled" into the workign 233 case. 
>I doubt it though.
>If you want to get rid of one of the three I'll be happy to take the
>red-dot one off your hands for cost of shipping.
>Mike Hebel
I read that the 333 actually do not have the flyback issue. They have 
other parts. Also I can see
the tube power kinda up (short flicker in the corners while the short 
period of it turning on).

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