Saturday, March 24, 2012

Operation Mac

We have a macbook with a broken screen, and another macbook with a broken processor and case. So today Peter and I took them both apart and transplanted the screen from the one machine to the other. It is not an easy operation – the entire machine needs to come apart and there is real danger of cracking the screen when removing or inserting it. After removing and replacing dozens of tiny screens, 1:45 later we had a fully functioning machine. Success, and some good father/son time. It's true, they actually become useful as they get older. Huh.

2 comments:

  1. Kudos Mike and Peter! I've been on the inside of some of those models... and it can get kinda hairy! well done indeed!

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  2. Thanks! I've done it before... it does get easier the second time. At the shop, they want to charge as much as a new laptop to do the job. Crazy.

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