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Old 12-17-2009, 05:33 PM
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Came across this article, from a guy who had one of the infamous Imac G5s with leaky capacitors. He does a step by step guide on how to do your own replacement of said caps.

He even lists the parts you need.

I was impressed. Well done and almost no risk since you have a dead board anyway.
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Replacing caps is SOP for a lot of older audio gear. They all go bad eventually.

Imagine changing out caps on a large format pro mixing console. An iMac is a walk in the park. Not many iMacs worth over $100K though.


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Not many iMac's worth over $100K though.
You have not been considering one of these? Right here.

Rick - Great article.


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That's some serious case bling right there.


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