iMac G3 Model M4984 Logic Board Replacement
- Autor: Chris Green
- Tiempo estimado: 20 minutos - 1 hora
- Dificultad: Fácil
The iMac G3 (Tray-Loading)
The iMac G3 was Apple's new G3 all-in-one. It had tons of new features, and removed all old interfaces. It was released in 1998, and sported a 266Mhz, or 333Mhz PowerPC G3. It also came in five colors: tangerine, blueberry, lime, grape, and strawberry. These were known as the "5 Flavors."
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Paso 1 — Logic Board ¶
The iMac G3. This was a great computer for the time, and had plenty of features.
Paso 2 ¶
Start by flipping the iMac upside-down. It may help to lay it on a towel, so you don't damage the screen, or scratch the face.
Paso 3 ¶
Remove this Phillips screw.
Using a flathead screwdriver, work your way around the bottom cover, until it comes off.
Then, lift the bottom cover up and out, and set it aside.
Paso 4 ¶
Now, remove the DB-15 Video connector from the logic board.
It may be helpful to use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the thumbscrews.
Paso 5 ¶
Remove the power cable from the logic board assembly.
Paso 6 ¶
Remove the front panel connector.
Paso 7 ¶
Now, remove these Phillips screws.
Now, grab the logic board assembly by the piece of plastic, and lift it out.
Paso 8 ¶
The logic board assembly. This is the heart of the computer, it contains the motherboard, CPU, RAM, V-RAM, PRAM battery, the hard drive, and the optical drive.