Converterto Inverter Cable

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Pull off the center and right clutch covers. 2 Using a Torx driver, remove the three mounting screws from the right clutch. 3 Remove the clutch from the display housing. Replacement Note Replace the short mounting screw in the top-inside clutch threading. The top-outside threading is used to mount the bezel. 4...

Floppy Drive

Before you begin, remove the following PSRAM expansion card (if present) Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Caution The floppy drive cable is fragile and should be handled with care. Lift the locking tab and disconnect the floppy drive cable from the motherboard. Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the five Torx screws from the drive retainer. Using a jeweler's screwdriver, release the...

Keyboard

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The keyboard ribbon cables are fragile and should be handled with care. Lift the locking tabs on the two keyboard connectors and disconnect the keyboard ribbon cables. 2 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the seven mounting screws and lift the keyboard from the top case.

Display Cable

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Note The PowerBook 1 80c display cable has two connectors on the end. Caution The display cable is fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Pry the display cable ferrite bead from the case. 2 Pull off the center and left clutch covers. 3 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the three mounting screws from the left...

Power

Screen is blank computer doesn't respond 2 Connect power adapter and restart computer in 3-4 minutes. 3 Try known-good, charged main battery. 4 Check all interconnect board, daughterboard, and motherboard connections. 1 0 PowerBook165c Replace display. 1 1 PowerBook180c Replace display (CPRC international repairers only).

Video

Display is very light or totally white 1 PowerBook 165c Adjust screen contrast. 2 Check display cable, converter, inverter, interconnect board, daughterboard, and motherboard connections. 4 PowerBook 180c Replace inverter board. 7 PowerBook 165c Replace display. 8 PowerBook 180c Replace display (CPRC international repairers only).

Hard Drive

Before you begin, remove the following PSRAM expansion card (if present) Caution The PowerBook 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Caution The hard drive cable is fragile and should be handled with care. Disconnect the hard drive cable from the motherboard. 2 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the five screws from the drive retainer. 3 Using a jeweler's screwdriver, release the drive retainer latch and remove...

Main Battery

Before you begin, disconnect the power adapter. Note This procedure also covers removal of the main battery door. Important Before removing the main battery, use the Macintosh Shut Down command. Awarning The main battery contains toxic materials. Review battery handling and disposal instructions in Bulletins Safety. 2 Using the battery door as a handle, pull out the main battery. 3 Slide the battery door completely open. 4 Pull the end tab until it releases, and remove the door from the...

DCAC Inverter

Inverter Board Powerbook 140

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Disconnect the inverter-to-display cable from the DC AC inverter. Using a Phillips 0 screwdriver, remove the two screws. Lift the DC AC inverter off the display housing. Replacement Note To avoid pinching the converter-to-inverter cable, route the cable around the bottom right corner of the display.

DCDC Converter

Before you begin, remove the following 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Remove the two mounting screws. 2 Note Do not remove the shield from the DC DC converter. Pull the DC DC converter and attached shield straight up and off the connector on the interconnect board. 3 Disconnect the converter-to-inverter cable. Replacement Note Be sure to align the brightness and contrast pots on the DC DC converter with...

Elevation Foot

Before you begin, remove the following 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the Torx screw, washer, and spring clip from the inside of the elevation foot.

Actuators

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Pull up the contrast actuator, rotate it toward the display, and remove the actuator from the top case. 2 Repeat for the brightness actuator.

Interconnect Board

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. interconnect board contains hazardous materials. Return bad interconnect boards to Apple for proper disposal. 1 Caution The keyboard and display cables are fragile and should be handled with care. Lift the locking tabs on connectors J5 and J3 and disconnect the keyboard ribbon cables. 2 Note The display cable will...

Clutches Display Housing

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Note This topic includes take-apart procedures for the left and right clutch assemblies and the display housing. 1 Cover the keyboard with a clean cloth or sheet of paper. 2 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the four display mounting screws. 3 Remove the display from the housing and EMI shield. 4 Place the display...

Internal Modem

Modem does not respond to incoming call 1 If computer is in sleep mode, verify that Wake On Ring option in CDEV is selected. 2 Check phone cord connection and operation. 1 Verify that Control Panel volume setting is above 0. Modem connects but does not communicate with remote modem Verify that remote modem needs error correction (error correction is internal modem default). Type AT & Q0 to disable error correction.

Power Manager Reset

The battery and power adapter are proven good, but the computer will not power on. The computer will not reset after a system crash. To reset the power manager in a PowerBook 165c 180c, 1 Remove the AC adapter and the battery. 2 Let the unit sit without power hooked up for 3-5 minutes. 3 Reinstall the battery and, if necessary, reconnect the AC adapter. If this does not reset the Power Manager, 5 Remove the AC adapter and the battery. 6 Let the unit sit without power hooked up for 3-5 minutes....

IO Door

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Caution The PowerBook 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 2 Carefully bend the door so that the middle bows downward and unhinge the two pegs located at the bottom corners.

Display Compatibility Matrix

Active Matrix PowerBook 180c 661-0686 Important The PowerBook 165c 180c family includes two displays an active matrix and an FSTN display. Each of these displays requires a compatible inverter and display cable the inverters, display cables, and displays are not interchangeable. Before ordering one of these parts, refer to the display matrix shown above.

Cousin Card

Before you begin, remove the following PSRAM expansion card (if present) Caution The PowerBook 165c 180c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution Always use the logic board take-apart tool to separate the cousin card connector from the daughterboard connector. Trying to disconnect the cousin card from the daughterboard by rocking or peeling the boards apart damages the connectors. Using the Apple logic board...

PSRAM Expansion Card

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution Handle the PSRAM card by the edges only. Do not touch any components on the card. Caution If you install a third-party expansion card, do not remove or cover up any of the heat sinks on the daughterboard. Operating the computer without the heat sinks significantly increases the chance of daughterboard...

General

The Symptom Charts included in this chapter will help you diagnose specific symptoms related to your product. Because cures are listed on the charts in the order of most likely solution, try the first cure first. Verify whether or not the product continues to exhibit the symptom. If the symptom persists, try the next cure. (Note If you have replaced a module, reinstall the original module before you proceed to the next cure.) If you are not sure what the problem is, or if the Symptom Charts do...

Battery Recharger

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. 1 Using the PowerBook power adapter, plug the battery recharger into a power outlet and insert the main battery into the recharger. Yellow, the battery is charging Green, the battery is ready to use Off, the charger is unplugged, the battery is bad, the power adapter is defective, or the charger is defective.

IO Interfaces

ADB port maximum of three ADB devices is recommended 200 mA maximum current draw for all ADB devices Two RS-422 serial ports mini DIN-8 connectors HDI-30 SCSI port with 1.5 MB sec. transfer rate Connect SCSI device to computer with HDI-30 SCSI system cable. Monaural sound-in port adapters required to input sound from audio equipment with line level outputs line level signals must be attenuated 500 1 Stereo sound-out jack for headphones or external audio amplifier Video Video-out port 8 bit, 256...

Modem Card

Modem Card

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution If you install a third-party modem card, make sure that it does not cover any of the heat sinks on the daughterboard or over the floppy drive. Note The modem card is an option for the PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c. 1 Pinch the release tabs and push out the modem port cover. 2 Connect the modem card connector to...

Startup

1 Reseat PSRAM expansion card and check connection. 2 Replace PSRAM expansion card. 1 Disconnect hard drive data cable and restart computer. If startup sequence is normal, reconnect cable and retest. 3 Disconnect floppy drive cable and restart computer. If startup sequence is normal, reconnect cable and retest.

SCSI Termination

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. 1 Note The PowerBook 165c 180c does not provide SCSI termination at the logic board remember to terminate at the beginning and end of the SCSI chain. Use the standard Apple terminator. 2 When terminating SCSI devices, follow these guidelines Add one terminator to a single external SCSI device, or Add one terminator to the first device and another to the last when there are multiple devices.

Daughterboard

Before you begin, remove the following PSRAM expansion card if present Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. 1 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the four daughterboard mounting screws. 2 Caution Always use the logic board take-apart tool to separate the daughterboard connector from the motherboard connector. Trying to disconnect the daughterboard from the motherboard by rocking or peeling...

Display

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. PowerBook 180c Display CPRC Intl. Only Note The PowerBook 1 80c active-matrix display module is available to CPRC and international repairers only. Caution The display cable is fragile and should be handled with care. 1 Cover the keyboard with a clean cloth or sheet of paper. 2 Using a T-8 Torx driver, remove the...

Trackball Assembly

Powerbook Locking Assembly

Before you begin, remove the following Caution The PowerBook 1 65c 1 80c contains CMOS devices that are very susceptible to ESD damage. Review the ESD precautions in Bulletins Safety. Caution The trackball ribbon cable is fragile and should be handled with care. Pull out the locking tab on the trackball connector and disconnect the trackball ribbon cable. driver, remove the two mounting screws and lift the trackball assembly from the top case.

Battery Handling

No preliminary steps are required before you begin this procedure. Awarning The main battery contains toxic materials. Review battery handling and disposal instructions in Bulletins J Safety. Follow these guidelines for properly handling the battery Handle the battery carefully. Do not drop, puncture, disassemble, mutilate, or incinerate the battery. Fully charge a replacement battery before using it Apple ships batteries in a partially charged state. Do not leave the battery in the computer...

Battery Verification

Power Book 165

Before you begin, remove the main battery. Note The battery desk accessory is a general indicator of the battery charge. Use a voltmeter to determine the actual charge. Refer to the following procedure. Awarning The main battery contains toxic materials. Review battery handling and disposal 1 Set a voltmeter to the 10 volts DC scale. 2 Hold the positive probe of the voltmeter to the positive battery terminal and the negative probe to the negative terminal. 3 If the reading is not above 5.7...