IO Logic Board

Before you begin, remove the following 1. Remove the black T-8 screw from the yoke. 2. Unhook the spring from the latch and remove it from the yoke. 3. Lift the yoke off the I O logic board. 4. Disconnect the fan cable from the I O logic board. 5. Remove the T-8 screw from the front, left corner of the board, next to the fan. 6. Use a 5 mm nut driver to remove the nut from the back, left corner of the board. 7. Lift up on the front and side of the I O logic board and pull forward on the board...

Stiffener and Modem EMI Filter

Before you begin, remove the following Before you begin, remove the following 1. Lift the I O EMI shield off the I O ports at the back wall. Replacement note hook the shield over the metal of the I O wall before pressing it into place. 2. Remove the two black T-8 screws near the backup battery and the PCMCIA cardcage. 3. Use a flat-blade nylon tool to disconnect the RJ-11 cable phone jack from the modem EMI filter. Do not pull on the cable. 4. Note the routing of the cable and then lift the...

Keyboard

Before you begin, remove the following Note You do not need to disconnect and remove the keyboard completely to gain access to the hard drive, SDRAM DIMMs, backup battery, and some other modules. Unlock the keyboard if it is locked. Locate the locking screw in the LED to the left of the F5 key and turn the screw counterclockwise. Pull down on the keyboard release tabs located to the left of the F1 and F9 keys until the top portion of the keyboard pops up. 3. Lift the top of the keyboard up and...

Microprocessor Board and Heat Exchanger

Before you begin, remove the following 1. Disconnect the backup battery from the I O logic board. Note To remove the backup battery, pull it firmly to the left and out of its holder. Caution There is danger of explosion if the lithium backup battery is not replaced properly. Verify that the replacement battery is the correct type before replacing it. 2. Remove the long Phillips screw from the bottom left side of the heat exchanger. Important Do not remove the two screws holding the heat...

PowerOn Self Test

There is a power-on self test that resides in the ROM of the PowerBook (FireWire). This test automatically runs whenever the computer is powered on after being fully shut down (the power-on self test does not run if the computer is only restarted). If a problem is detected during the test, you will not hear a normal startup chime. Instead, the system will beep as explained in the Power-On Self Test Beep Definitions chart. EDO memory is installed. The PowerBook (FireWire) ships with SDRAM...

USB and Fire Wire

After you connect external USB or FireWire device, computer does not start up 1. Disconnect all external devices and start up computer. Then plug in devices. 2. Eliminate chain by plugging in only one device. 4. Start up system with extensions off. 5. If device is self-powered, power on external device before starting computer. 8. Try known-good external device. Computer starts up to a floating FireWire icon similar to SCSI Disk Mode In target disk mode, computer does not display FireWire icon...

Input and Output

The keyboard and trackpad are the same design as those used in the earlier PowerBook G3 Series of computers. The PowerBook FireWire keyboard includes a built-in numeric keypad and controls to adjust display brightness, speaker volume, and external audio port volume. Several of the keys on the keyboard have more than one mode of operation. These changes are controlled by the Fn key, the Num Lock key, and the Function Keys checkbox in the Keyboard control panel. The PowerBook FireWire has two...

Sound and Video Sound

The PowerBook FireWire supports 44.1 kHz 16-bit stereo sound output and input, available simultaneously. Sound output is through either the built-in speakers or the external sound output jack. external stereo sound input jack The PowerBook FireWire 14.1 inch thin-film transistor TFT display contains 1024 x 768 pixels and shows up to millions of colors. Both the internal display and an external monitor are supported by an ATI Rage Mobility M3 IC. Features of the Rage Mobility M3 include...

Drives

Expansion modules used in the PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard may be used in the PowerBook FireWire , and vice versa. Modules from PowerBook G3 Series computers before PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard are not compatible with the PowerBook FireWire . Any third-party modules made for PowerBook FireWire also may not function properly if used in these earlier PowerBook G3 Series computers. All models of the PowerBook FireWire ship with a 4x-speed DVD-ROM drive that is compatible with...

Power Book Fire Wire Main Exploded View

Battery Exploded View

Wireless Antenna Connector Holder 922-4203 Hard Drive Bracket 922-4193 Hard Drive Flex Cable 922-4170 Modem EMI Filter 922-4175 PCMCIA Cardcage 922-4176 Stiffener 922-4180 Power Supply Card 661-2287 Microprocessor Board 400 MHz 661-2284 500 MHz 661-2285 64 MB 661-2281 128 MB 661-2282 256 MB 661-2283 Hard Drive Bracket 922-4193 Hard Drive Flex Cable 922-4170 RJ-11Cable Phone Jack 922-3845 Reset Button PowerBook FireWire Display Exploded View