Macbook LCD repair

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Macbook LCD repair

Postby Lizbin » Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:05 pm

So in fine destructive form I've broken the screen on my macbook. It has this spreading big black hole of death that's slowly blocking out everything. I've got it plugged into another monitor so I can still use it but I'm finally over it. It pisses me off and I want it fixed. I know it's not worth sending it to apple.

I don't have the time to buy a new LCD screen teach myself how to replace it, and I'm pretty sure I'd ruin it.
Is there anyway to get this fixed at a reasonable price? Anyone know how to do it and want to help? Can provide curry, baked goods, cash, high fives.
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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby ruff » Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:01 pm

What model? Your location?

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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby Lizbin » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:58 pm

Wellington.
Mac OS X
version 10.5.8
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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby BanalityDUFF » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:13 pm

i think he meant like -> http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1635

maybe?

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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby Lizbin » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:30 pm

Ah right, thanks rubes. In that case its a 13 inch 4,1 early 2008 model
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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby ruff » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:51 pm

Have you actually cracked the screen? The LVDS cable wears out and causes all sorts of weird screen issues. This would be a much cheaper and easier repair.

If you have cracked the LCD then you need to take it to a shop that has Apple repair experience. You'll likely end up with a completely fucked laptop if you let a "mate" attempt it. The labour addition to the cost of the LCD panel itself will be negligible.

Sux you're not in Auckland.

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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby Lizbin » Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:58 pm

Why does it sux that I'm not in Auckland? Give me Auckland relevant knowledge anyway, I go there often enough.

Yeah the screen is cracked. It's like a fan and when I press on it it ripples with shadows. I hate it.

Modifying the original question.. anyone know anywhere in Wellington I could get this fixed?
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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby Cosmo Kramer » Tue May 01, 2012 12:51 pm

Lizbin wrote:Why does it sux that I'm not in Auckland? Give me Auckland relevant knowledge anyway, I go there often enough.

Yeah the screen is cracked. It's like a fan and when I press on it it ripples with shadows. I hate it.

Modifying the original question.. anyone know anywhere in Wellington I could get this fixed?



Hi Liz,

its me. You know me aye?

I have the same issue as you.

gay porn not loading fast enough so i punched the screen.

I lookled into getting this fixed -

$800 from apple

$350-400 from some place in AKL that is not apple

$100 roughly for new screen shiped from usa and install yoruself

:baton:
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Kramer Murphy and Associates

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Re: Macbook LCD repair

Postby Lizbin » Tue May 01, 2012 5:41 pm

Oh hi chris,

Yes I know you from such moments as loud at lorne st, and party at your place.

I definitely hulk smashed my computer in a slow porn rage.

That's some pricey business. I'll live with my problem for a while longer I suppose.

Thanks for helping!
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