|Mar 7, 2006, 11:33 PM||#1|
Powerbook G4 backlight broke?
Today i dropped my powerbook titanium and the video is only a faint image. I need the sun, or a flashlight to just barely make it out. I was wondering, ifthe fall jiggled the inverter card, or maybe destroyed the actual "bulb". What are my options? and whats the chance its just a jiggled inverter card cable?
|Mar 9, 2006, 02:07 AM||#2|
im no expert, but its probably hard to tell what happened inside the screen from just looking at it. I would recommend taking it to a professional to determine exactly what is going on
|Mar 9, 2006, 03:08 AM||#3|
If the fall was more than 12" then it's a safe bet that the bulb cracked. That doesn't mean the inverter isn't also broken or loose, but there's a fair chance that you're not going to be able to tell what's wrong even after taking it apart. Spending money trying to replace things part by part is expensive if you ultimately have to have it repaired professionally.
This is all by way of saying, get someone with expertise to diagnose it for you, and then shop around for the best repair options.
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iMac 3.06, G5 Dual 2.7, MythTV, G4 Cube
I am not your lawyer; any discussion is purely academic and not legal advice.
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