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Hiya, hopefully this is the right section. I am just wondering what peoples experiences with the A1466 trackpad are? Is there a known failure rate with them? Got a customer who brought one in, works fine on the login screen, as soon as you login and reach the desktop the trackpad becomes erratic...
Probably gonna sound like a stupid question but should there be anything on the usb or does it not make a difference?
It lights up for a brief second when I power on and then goes off. Tried pram reset and no difference
Also not sure if it makes a difference but the original bios chip was a...
Looks like your right, done some more testing tonight, tested all the inputs to the CPU, all measuring fine but still no post
Weird thing is I get usb activity, should you still get usb power if CPU is dead?
Tested all the termination resistors and the traces, all appear to be good
Where would be best to source a new bios? I don't have a donor board to get one off, am I better buying a pre-programmed one or are programmers worth investing in?
Got a 820-00165 has green light, fan spins for 10 seconds, goes off, comes back on and ramps up to full speed. No chime present
All rails seem to be present, no water damage to board and no corrosion as far as I can see.
Only odd thing I can see is Q3080* looks burned?
PPBUS_G3H is sitting at...
Was thinking of fixing them more for the practice on some older hardware before attempting more expensive stuff, I can pick up the complete machines for $20 each since he was going to be trashing them anyway. Could probably re-sell them for a bit more than that if I get them working
Not a lot...
Im new to all this board/component level repair, been watching a lot of Louis' videos on youtube and feel confident enough to start trying it for myself, struggling to find old donor machines to work on though!
I have managed to get my hands on 2 Macbook Pro's 1x A1226 and 1x A1260, I have not...