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Old Dec 13, 2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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will the glass screen fit on the old imac?

1. If im not mistaking, i read that the new thin iMac has a special new glass screen that behaves much better concerning reflections. Is it possible to order that part and install it on the older iMac that does have an issue with reflections?

2. On the other hand, is this new reflective glass screen ok with... say viewing the colors on screen.

Help guys id really like to know a view on this!
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 05:13 PM   #2
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1. If im not mistaking, i read that the new thin iMac has a special new glass screen that behaves much better concerning reflections. Is it possible to order that part and install it on the older iMac that does have an issue with reflections?

2. On the other hand, is this new reflective glass screen ok with... say viewing the colors on screen.

Help guys id really like to know a view on this!
No it won't fit. The glass is part of the lcd on the new imacs
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 05:14 PM   #3
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Doesn't really matter as you won't be getting your hands on a spare LCD screen any day soon.

Come back in a few months time when supplies are firm and spare parts are available.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 11:38 PM   #4
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Doesn't really matter as you won't be getting your hands on a spare LCD screen any day soon.

Come back in a few months time when supplies are firm and spare parts are available.
i have no clue what you are talking about
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 12:14 AM   #5
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i have no clue what you are talking about
There is a severe part shortage. Thats why the macs are taking so long to ship.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 01:46 AM   #6
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The glass and the LCD screen are bonded together now, which means not only would it be a very expensive part (guessing $600+) but it wouldn't fit on the old iMac.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 03:38 AM   #7
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1. If im not mistaking, i read that the new thin iMac has a special new glass screen that behaves much better concerning reflections. Is it possible to order that part and install it on the older iMac that does have an issue with reflections?

2. On the other hand, is this new reflective glass screen ok with... say viewing the colors on screen.

Help guys id really like to know a view on this!
Dont need to do that someone make aftermarket unreflective glass for iMac search the forum.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 03:13 PM   #8
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Dont need to do that someone make aftermarket unreflective glass for iMac search the forum.
cant find in the forum what youre talking about
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 03:47 PM   #9
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cant find in the forum what youre talking about
http://www.macframes.com/
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 03:48 PM   #10
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 03:56 PM   #11
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thanx mate
At your service. I have it because I work with video and need no reflections.It is not perfect but it reduce it significantly.
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 04:36 PM   #12
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At your service. I have it because I work with video and need no reflections.It is not perfect but it reduce it significantly.
and what about text? is it the same quality as the original glass?
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 04:43 PM   #13
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and what about text? is it the same qruality as the original glass?
Yes Generally I see a little improvement in crispness
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