Reset the SMC with the Top Housing Removed

Smc Chip Mac

You can also reset the SMC by directly pressing the SMC reset switch located on the logic board. Follow these steps to access the SMC reset switch on the logic board. 1. Unplug all cables from the computer. 3. If necessary, remove the internal frame to access the battery. 4. Measure the voltage of the battery in the battery holder. The battery should measure 2.6V to 3.0V. If the battery does not have minimum voltage, replace the battery. After replacing the battery, wait 10 seconds and then...

Power Adapter Serial Number

The thermal pad is located on the bottom housing. A new thermal pad is included with the logic board and the bottom housing, and the pads can be ordered separately as a kit part number The logic board or the bottom housing is replaced The pad is torn, withered, or damaged Important Never use thermal paste in place of the thermal pad. You must replace the thermal

Disconnect the Air Port antenna

Flip the internal frame over to see the hard drive. Using a Phillip's 1 screwdriver, remove the four hard drive screws. 2. With a black stick or other nonconductive tool, pry the hard drive off the connector on the interconnect board. Pull the hard drive in the direction of the speaker. 1. With the circuit-side of the hard drive face up, slide the hard drive into the internal frame and under the two screw holes circled. Push the drive to the right and line up the hard drive pins with the...

Air Port and Bluetooth Antenna Repair Strategy

If you replace the AirPort antenna, you must replace the Bluetooth antenna at the same time and vice versa. The AirPort and Bluetooth antennas MUST be installed by pairing under the same manufacturer for example Tyco's Airport antenna with Tyco's Bluetooth antenna . Do not mix different vendors' antennas or they may interfere with each other. Order 922-7602 which contains a paired AirPort and Bluetooth antenna.

Part Location

Warning Always shut down the computer before opening it to avoid damaging its internal components or the components you are installing. Do not open the computer or attempt to install items inside it while it is on. 2. Unplug all external cables from the computer except the power cord. 3. Touch the metal case to discharge any static electricity from your body. Important Always discharge static before you touch any parts or install any components inside the computer. To avoid generating static...

Exploded View

Exploded View External Hard Drive

Optical Drive 661-3887, Combo, 24x, Slot 661-3888, Super Drive, 4x 661-4442 Combo, 24x 661-4421, Super Drive 8x BlueTooth AirPort Antenna Kit 922-7602 SDRAM, SO-DIMM 661-4443, 512 MB 661-3911 256 MB, 667 661-3912 512 MB, 667 661-4444 1 GB,667 661-3913 1 GB, 667 Thermal Pad 922-7330 Pkg. of 5 Bottom Housing with Thermal Pad 076-1210 - Power Adapter, External 661-3910 661-3883, 2.5, 60 GB 661-3884, 2.5, 80 GB 661-3885, 2.5, 100 GB 661-3886, 2.5, 120 GB 661-4104, 2.5, 160GB 661-4419, 80 GB...

Graphics and Video Support

For best graphics performance, Apple recommends two equal sized SO-DIMMs installed, one in each slot. When memory is installed in the Mac mini Early Late 2006 in equal-sized pairs, the computer gains some performance benefits from the memory being interleaved. If you upgrade the memory in the Mac mini Early Late 2006 , make sure you have matching size SO-DIMMs both in terms of memory size and in speed in each slot for best graphics performance. Intel GMA950 graphics processor with 64MB of DDR2...

Power Supply Serial Number Location

Mac Mini Power Cord

The thermal pad is located on the bottom housing. A new thermal pad is included with the logic board and the bottom housing, and the pads can be ordered separately as a kit part number The logic board or the bottom housing is replaced The pad is torn, withered, or damaged Important Never use thermal paste in place of the thermal pad. You must replace the thermal 1. Remove the original pad from the bottom housing or the logic board using a black stick or other nonconductive nylon tool. 2. Remove...

Mac Mini Power Supply

Ati Video Port Cable

Intel Core 2 Duo processors in all configurations - 1.83 GHz 661-4446 and 2.0 GHz 661-4447 - 80 GB 661-4419 , 120 GB 661-4420 , 160 GB 661-44432 - 1.66 GHz 661-4136 and 1.83 GHz 661-4137 - 160 GB hard drive 661-4104, CTO option only The No Power troubleshooting symptom was updated. Check and reseat all the internal connectors. If the fan connector is disconnected, the unit will quickly flash the LED and shut off The correct AirPort and Bluetooth Antennas part to use is 922-7602, not 076-1219....

Take Apart

General Information 7 What's New 7 Tools 9 Modify the Putty Knife 10 Mac mini Serial Number Location 11 Power Supply Serial Number Location 12 Thermal Pad 13 Removal Procedure 16 Replacement Procedure 19 AirPort Antenna 21 Removal Procedure 22 Replacement Procedure 23 Internal Frame 27 Removal Procedure 28 Replacement Procedure 31 Bluetooth Antenna 35 Removal Procedures 36 Replacement Procedure 38 Bluetooth Board 41 Removal Procedure 42 Replacement Procedure 43 Removal Procedure 46 Replacement...