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    A1706 MacBook 820-00923-A sudden death - missing vcore - 20V - 0.25A

    The Logicboard have no visible corrosion or burn marks. The whole machine is clean.... I mean CLEAN! No dust in the fins! I'm the first opened it. No shorts on the coils! All the S0-lines comes up except: PPVCC_S0_CPU =0V 4.8Ohms tg PPVCCGT_S0_CPU =0V 2.8Ohms tg PPVCCSA_S0_CPU =0V...
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    ASD 3S146 freezes on every machine 2011 - Machine problem or more likely bad ASD?

    Hi there I've used a lot of ASD images and I always use the EFI-version without any issues. But only on version 3S146 the machine freezes as soon as the USB drive starts. I got the same issue on different machines. I tried both version (EFI and OS) with USB-Drive, USB-DVD drive and USB-HDD. And...
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    How To Read/Write/Erase Apple EFI-SPI-ROM with Raspberry Pi

    Here I will explain the way I fixed some boards by rewriting the Apple EFI SPI ROM. You should try this if your machine has the following symptoms: stuck in a start-stop loop without posting it will boot, chime, load the OS, but the WiFi, and/or the graphics will behave irregular. it will...
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    [SOLVED]820-2936 start-stop loop three second intervals without any damage

    So I got this A1278 820-2936-B machine in a absolutely perfect condition - no scratches, no dents, no liquid spill, no sights of usage at all :) The Costumer told me it went off by itself and never come up again - battery is charged! Now my results: -green light is present and stays green...
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    [SOLVED] 820-2327 all rails good but no chime, no video MCP79 issue

    I'm trying to fix a 820-2327 which had a little bit water damage: The board is now clean and I managed to reveal all the Power rails! The fan spins normally and the DVD-drive makes noises at startup. Both the CPU and GPU get voltage and...
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    A little bit water damage :)

    I got myself a present with a little bit liquid spill :)
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    Macbook Air 820-3437 ONE sec fan spin after repair

    One of my coworkers has a Macbook air with liquid spill on Q7630 shorting PPBUS to PP1V05_S0. The PPBUS line dropped from 8V to 2.9V since the shorted line pulled a lot of amperage. He has managed to replace Q7630 Mosfet with an new one but now the board behaves as follows: - As soon he...
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    What do you think about AOYUE equipment?

    I know what Louis is going to write in here but what the rest of you think about it? Any experiences or comparisons? I use AOYUE Int852A+ for the last 8 Years and for me it kind of works. Sometimes I have to preheat the board to solder bigger chips but it works fine. It goes up to 480C and...
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    What avatar Louis and Duke should have?

    It would be much easier to identify your posts when you have an avatar Maybe something like this :p Feel free to upload more examples!
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    How can I bind BRD-file extension in Windows? - *.brd shortcut

    I've been searching for a while with no luck! I'm trying to implement the *.brd extension into windows so it opens my brd-files automatically with board view. This is what I tried: I saved boardview.exe on my local HDD -> right-click on any brd-file -> open with -> search boardview.exe -> sat a...
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    Macbook Air 820-3437 works again but PPBUS_GH3 too low

    Hi there, I am glad to be a member of this community and here is my first post :) I managed to fix a 820-3437 Board by removing a short to ground on PP3V42. I had to replace some Caps getting very hot when I was injecting 3.4V with my bench power supply. Furthermore i had to replace the...