Power Book G Series Bronze Keyboard Reassembly Checksheet

Reassemble the computer in the following order. Match the number to the picture for help in routing cables and locating screws and connectors. 2 Install backup battery (do not connect cable yet). 3 Install PCMCIA card cage on I O logic board (4 screws 2 short, 2 long). 4 Install reset button on I O logic board. 5 Install RJ-11 cable phone jack on I O logic board. 6 Install sound card on I O logic board. 7 Install I O logic board on bottom case. 8 Install 1 EMI shield on sound card and 1 each on...

USB and SCSI Peripherals

After you connect external USB device, computer does not boot 1 Disconnect all external devices and boot computer. Then plug in USB peripherals. 2 Eliminate chain by plugging in only one peripheral. 4 If USB device is self-powered, switch on external USB device before starting computer. 7 Try known-good external USB device. Computer boots to flashing SCSI icon (similar to SCSI Disk Mode) 1 Verify the cable is Apple SCSI Cable (29 pins), not Disk Mode Cable (30 pins). 2 Try known-good SCSI...

Battery Verification

The Control Strip on the desktop indicates the battery charge and the rate at which the battery is being used. PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard batteries have level-indicator lights that show whether the battery is fully charged, three-fourths charged, one-half charged, or one-fourth charged. levels correctly, the battery must be fully discharged and recharged to calibrate the battery. After this calibration, the lights will report charge levels properly. To determine the actual battery...

View of Rear and Left Side

The rear of the computer includes the power adapter port, sound output, sound input, two USB ports, Ethernet 10 100 Base-T , SCSI port HDI-30 , external TV out port S-video , keyboard locking screw, external video port, reset button, internal modem port, and infrared window. The left side includes the PC card eject button, PC Card slot, and battery bay. The rear and left side of the computer is pictured on the following page. Battery with LED Status Lights PC Card Slot PowerBook G3 Series...

IO Logic Board

The I O logic board includes all the I O interfaces, video and display support, and battery and expansion bays. The PCMCIA cardcage mechanism CardBus slot , RJ-11 cable phone jack, and reset button are separate parts that connect to the I O logic board. The I O logic board is pictured on the next page. I O Logic Board Connector Underside of Board

Power Book G Series Bronze Keyboard Screw Matrix Exploded View

Macbook Pro Inch Screw Matrix

417-5205 9 5 Bottom Case up, 1 Yoke 1 thru Tie Down, 2 to Stiffener, 1 Top case Expansion Bay Side j 8 418-8207 4 Display to CPU I O 417-8216 7 5 Top Case Down 2 Power Supply Board 417-8235 6 3 Heatsink, 2 Modem, 1 Modem Filter Board 452-0054 4 Hard Drive Bracket to Hard Drive Total Screws type, screws per location Part numbers within kit are for reference only and are not orderable.

Power Book G Series Bronze Keyboard Display Exploded View

Powerbook Monitor Exploded Diagram

Clutch Brace, Wire Side 922-3821 LG 922-3957 Samsung 14.1 Display 922-3809 LG 661-2217 lG 922-3808 Samsung Clutch Brace, Flex Side 922-3822 LG 922-3958 Samsung Clutch Brace, Wire Side 922-3821 LG 922-3957 Samsung L- 452-0056 8 Right amp Left Clutch Braces to Bezel 6 Bezel to Housing NOTE Numbers other than 076-xxx are not orderable. These numbers are for location reference only. L- 452-0056 8 Right amp Left Clutch Braces to Bezel 6 Bezel to Housing NOTE Numbers other than 076-xxx are not...

Large Keys

1 Position the long arm of the U-shaped metal bar over the holding clips on the underside of the keycap and snap it into place. 2 Fit the ends of the U-shaped metal bar into the holding hooks on the keyboard. 3 Flip the keycap over and press down on it until you feel and hear it snap into place. Fully charged 3 4 charged 1 2 charged 1 4 charged

Sprung IO Door Repair Procedure

An I O door is sprung if it will not close all the way and has no snap to it. It is not necessary to take the unit apart to get the door back on its spring. Grasp the top and bottom edges of the I O door in the center of the door. Pull the I O door away from the back of the computer in an even motion, keeping the bottom and the top of the door aligned. It may be necessary to hook the bottom lip of the I O door with a fingernail to avoid tilting the door. Pull the I O door out approximately five...

Prevent Cosmetic Damage

The outside plastics of the PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard are vulnerable to scratches and finger marks from skin oil. To prevent cosmetic damage to a customer's PowerBook, do not wear jewelry when handling the computer, and wear gloves if you have them available. Wipe fingerprints from the outside plastics with a damp cloth. Caution Do not use any substance containing isopropyl alcohol to clean the outside of the computer, or damage to the plastics will result.

Keycap Replacement

Powerbook Backup Battery

Two basic types of keycaps are on the keyboard. The smaller number, letter, function, and arrow keys can be very easily snapped back in place if they come off. The large keys such as the spacebar require more care to replace them. The procedures that follow show how to replace both types of keycaps if they come all the way off. The orientation of alignment points vary depending on the particular key. The procedures are generic and require modification depending on the key.

PC Card Module PCMCIA

Make sure computer is not in sleep mode. Make sure PC Card slot is not blocked. Drag PC Card to trash. Try PC Card eject button. Press the PC Card eject button once to release the button, then again to eject the card. Remove keyboard and heat sink, then gently push the card out with your finger. Verify that PC Card is not warped or damaged in any way if so, replace with new card. Replace PCMCIA cardcage. PC Card is inserted but doesn't appear on desktop Note Modem and communication cards may...

Battery Information

The Lithium Ion Lilon batteries used for the PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard are not compatible with any earlier PowerBooks, including others in the PowerBook G3 Series. The connector is physically different, and the battery is thinner than previous batteries. Lilon batteries have battery level indicator lights that tell whether the battery is fully charged, three-fourths charged, one-half charged, one-fourth charged, or empty. To check the battery charge, press the status button located...

Backup Battery Shim Installation

The backup battery shim prevents the backup battery from moving around inside its case. Follow the instructions below to install the shim. 1 Remove all power sources to the computer battery module and AC adapter . 2 Remove the expansion module from the right expansion bay. 3 Disengage the keyboard and flip it back over the palmrest to access the backup battery. 4 Bend the backup battery shim in half and slip it into the battery case on top of the backup battery. 5 Slide the shim in until it...

Battery Handling Guidelines

Warning LiIon batteries contain hazardous chemicals and should not be thrown out with household or office trash. Review battery handling and disposal instructions in Safety The following are guidelines for properly handling Handle the battery carefully. Do not drop, puncture, disassemble, mutilate, or incinerate it. Do not leave a battery in the computer for longer than a week without plugging in the power adapter. Do not short the battery contacts. Do not leave the battery in hot locations...

Power Book G Series Bronze Keyboard Main Exploded View

Powerbook Series Bronze Keyboard

Hard Drive 4 GB 661-1493 6 GB 661-2179 CD-ROM Drive, w Bezel 661-2188 DVD Drive, w Bezel 661-2189 Hard Drive Flex Cable Decal 922-3812 64 MB 661-2027 128 MB 661-2190 256 MB 661-2202 Microprocessor Board 333 MHz 661-2181 400 MHz 661-2182 Hard Drive 4 GB 661-1493 6 GB 661-2179 CD-ROM Drive, w Bezel 661-2188 DVD Drive, w Bezel 661-2189 Hard Drive Flex Cable Decal 922-3812

Expansion Bay Modules

Expansion bays are not the same as those in previous PowerBook G3 Series computers. Expansion bay modules designed for earlier PowerBook computers will not fit in the expansion bays of the PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard . The left expansion bay accepts PowerBook G3 Series Bronze Keyboard batteries only. The right expansion bay accepts batteries and the wider 5.25-inch CD-ROM drive and DVD-ROM drive. When a smaller device is inserted, the expansion bay flip door covers the empty part of the...