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Título:

How can you tell if iMac is worth fixing or replacing?

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I bought 2 iMacs at a yard sale. One, is just a shell and has no guts and is pretty much a paper weight. The other is the A1076 20 in version. I opened it up and it is missing the power supply, HD, and a couple other components. Other than that, it seems to be in ok shape visually.

How can I tell if it is worth getting the parts to get it running. Is there a way to test it somehow to see if the screen/works works or if the logic board is good? I looked it up online and all the parts would run me about $600 +/-. Would LOVE to fix it up, but don't want to spend the cash to rebuild it if it turns out be around the same price to buy a new one.

Thanks for any help in advance.

Dzyner

== Update ==

Thanks for your answers. Mactech plus: The logic board looks OK, I am pretty proficient in repair on Macs, replacing HDs, keyboards, etc, but DO NOT know anything regarding the logic board. I looked at it and it seems OK. No seepage or anything like that from anything.

Is there a way to test the circuits or to see if the display will work without buying all the stuff first?

Thanks again for your opinions.

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iMac G5 20" Model A1076

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Editado por: David ,

Título:

How can you tell if iMac is worth fixing or replacing?

Texto:

I bought 2 iMacs at a yard sale. One, is just a shell and has no guts and is pretty much a paper weight. The other is the A1076 20 in version. I opened it up and it is missing the power supply, HD, and a couple other components. Other than that, it seems to be in ok shape visually.
 
How can I tell if it is worth getting the parts to get it running. Is there a way to test it somehow to see if the screen/works works or if the logic board is good? I looked it up online and all the parts would run me about $600 +/-. Would LOVE to fix it up, but don't want to spend the cash to rebuild it if it turns out be around the same price to buy a new one.
 
Thanks for any help in advance.
 
Dzyner
 
== Update ==
 
Thanks for your answers. Mactech plus: The logic board looks OK, I am pretty proficient in repair on Macs, replacing HDs, keyboards, etc, but DO NOT know anything regarding the logic board. I looked at it and it seems OK. No seepage or anything like that from anything.
 
Is there a way to test the circuits or to see if the display will work without buying all the stuff first?
 
Thanks again for your opinions.

dispositivo:

iMac G5 20" Model A1076

Status:

open

Postagem original de: David ,

Título:

How can you tell if iMac is worth fixing or replacing?

Texto:

I bought 2 iMacs at a yard sale. One, is just a shell and has no guts and is pretty much a paper weight. The other is the A1076 20 in version. I opened it up and it is missing the power supply, HD, and a couple other components. Other than that, it seems to be in ok shape visually.

How can I tell if it is worth getting the parts to get it running. Is there a way to test it somehow to see if the screen/works works or if the logic board is good? I looked it up online and all the parts would run me about $600 +/-. Would LOVE to fix it up, but don't want to spend the cash to rebuild it if it turns out be around the same price to buy a new one.

Thanks for any help in advance.

Dzyner

dispositivo:

iMac G5 20" Model A1076

Status:

open