[rescue] WTB: 2006 24" iMac Power Supply
b4 at gewt.net
Fri Mar 7 09:50:27 CST 2014
On Fri, 7 Mar 2014, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 March 2014 13:57, Steve Hatle <shatle at nfldinet.com> wrote:
>> I've been "gifted" with a 2006 24" white iMac with what seems to be a bad
>> power supply.
> G5 or Intel?
> The G5s have a known problem with the capacitors on the logic board. I
> have one that died from this, after 2 claimed "repairs" by
> Apple-authorised service centres.
> The symptoms are random power-downs, which grow more frequent until it
> won't turn on.
> I have a pack of replacement caps (about #12 on eBay) but I personally
> lack the skills and another listmember who tried to do it for me found
> his soldering iron couldn't shift them.
I'd be interested in trying. I don't have a G5 iMac, though.
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