a1286

  1. Yeongu Kim

    How to bypass A1286 820-2915b backlight FUSE?

    Hi. A1286 820-2915b users and others A year ago, I tried to replace MBP's backlight fuse. It was bad idea.. My hand was untrained, equipments aren't small enough to repair logic board LCD backlight part of PCB has been completely messed up (Picture) Yesterday, a repair shop which is reliable in...
  2. Danny_t92

    Macbook pro late 2011 battery compatibility

    Hi, I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2011), 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7. I currently have the original battery installed. A1382, 10.95v and 77.5wh battery. Would it be possible to install a MacBook Pro 15" Mid 2012 EMC2556 (A1286) Battery 10.95V 79wh and 7200Mah battery into this machine...
  3. AppleMacFinder

    Resolved Force 2011 MacBook Pro 8,2 with failed AMD GPU to ALWAYS use Intel integrated GPU (EFI variable fix)

    If you don't have time to read my story (which also describes some interesting technical approaches) just scroll down this thread until a "100% WORKING SOLUTION" text Discrete AMD GPU of my 2011 MacBook Pro 8,2 has finally failed because of the reasons mentioned here (...
  4. C

    Are there different touchpads for 2011 MBP?

    Just bought a replacement touchpad online, but am wondering now if it's compatible. My particular model is MC721LL/A (early 2011, 2.0 processor) and the touchpad I purchased says compatible with {MB470LL/A, MB471LL/A, MC118LL/A, MC026LL/A, MB985LL/A, MB986LL/A, MC371LL/A, MC372LL/A, MC373LL/A}...
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    Macbook Pro Model A1286 Screen Issue

    Hello, I am the owner of a late 2011 MacBook Pro (Model A1286) and am the only owner. Never had any issues with this laptop until just recently. The Logic board is an Apple 2009 820 2565-A. I had placed my labtop on my bathroom counter and took a long shower. I think the steam from the shower...
  6. P

    Older MacBook Pro macOS Sierra

    I have a MacBook Pro model A1286. I have been trying to install a fresh version of macOS Sierra with no luck. I even loaded it on another computer and then put the hard drive back in the A1286 and It just hangs at bar with Apple above it. Should this computer be able to install macOS Sierra? Is...
  7. S

    Macbook Pro mid 2010 resistor values

    Hello, I am an ex-lurker, sub-genius type person who is trying to repair a MBP that appears to have a few problems. I can't seem to find a dedicated mothrboard repair forum here, so apologies for the inappropriately positioned new thread, if anyone can suggest a better place for it I would be...