Repair the connector of the ibook
clamshell's power supply 2, there are several models
Warning : I decline all responsibilities in the event
of problem following handling
This repair applies to some types of transformer for
clamshell ibook and powerbook. I already explained this type
of repair in another file. But I met another type of
This file is a complement of the previous article. Please
refer to it.
The yellow arrow points the revealing black task. The
blue arrow point the unsoldered small component.
The opening is made first and we can see a trace of cut
It's not very easy to open it.
We must cut the unusable cable. The yellow arrow
indicates the place where that the cable heated. The card
jack is an ibook's internal connector (provided by Christine
from Powerbook-Fr list)
I had to cut the cable to avoid the poor contacts. In
white and black, two pieces of heat-shrinkable sheaths.
The black heat-shrinkable sheath (yellow arrow) was put
on the bonding strip. The white one (blue arrow) is not it
The weldings and the sheaths are made. :-)
But it's not OK: that does not pass. :-(
All is unmade. The complete opening is even necessary.
The card jack is embedded in his support by hot adhesive
(yellow arrow). It's necessary to scrape this adhesive and
to withdraw it by small pieces until being able to give off
the card and their connectors.
Then, the weldings are remade (as indicated in the
preceding article). And the adapter to go up. Unfortunately,
with multiple disassemblings and assemblies, the leg ofthe
component broke with short-nap cloth -> it will be
necessary to make without.
Tools used: in top the soldering iron, just below, of the
tools of model makers who were used to me to scrape the
adhesive (you can also require of her dentist if he doesn't
have tools broken to sell or give). A fine cutter, a good
small cutting pliers and an hot-adhesive's mini-gun.