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Macintosh IIci Parts

Taking apart a Macintosh IIci

Blue Arrow Archives Section:  Macintosh Collection Archive

Pink Arrow Vectronic's Collections (New Site):  Macintosh IIci

Originally Published:  Mar. 22, 2004

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1. Squeeze tabs on the side of the hard drive. Carefully pull it out of the drive sled.
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2. Disconnect the SCSI cable and power cable from the hard drive.
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3. Hard drive removed.


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4. Remove all motherboard cards (RAM can be left in slots).
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5. All cards removed.
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6. Unscrew a single screw holding down the drive sled.


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7. Carefully pull out the power supply. You will need to slightly pull forward on the drive sled and pull back a plastic tab that attaches the drive sled to the power supply. DON'T FORCE IT.
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8. Power supply removed.
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9. The power supply actually plugs into the motherboard.


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10. Unplug the SCSI cable from the motherboard.
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11. Unplug the hard drive power cable from the motherboard.
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12. Unplug the floppy drive cable from the motherboard.


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13. Carefully remove the drive sled. DON'T FORCE IT.
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14. Drive sled removed.
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15. Remove the programmer/reset switch extension.


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16. Programmer/reset switch extension removed.
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17. Unplug the speaker from the motherboard.
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18. Push down on the speaker mount tab and remove the speaker.


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19. Speaker removed.
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20. The motherboard is ready to remove.
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21. Push forward the motherboard to clear the ports.


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22. Carefully pull out the motherboard.
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23. All components removed.
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24. Interesting to note, the Product Design Team's signatures are molded into the bottom of the case.


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25. Carefully clean off the motherboard and other internal components.
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26. Thoroughly cleaned and put back together.
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27. It still works!





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