[PB] Mystery Cable

David DelMonte ddelmonte at mac.com
Fri Jul 7 10:01:18 PDT 2006

Have a look at ifixit.com. Their take apart manuals may give you some  


On Jul 7, 2006, at 7:19 PM, Bob Salsburg wrote:

I hope someone out there has done some PowerBook repairs and knows  
about my mystery connector.

I bought a used Ti 500 15" top case to replace my severely cracked  
one on my venerable PB. The top case has to be completely gutted. I  
had several aids that I found on the Net.

While reassembling, I found a small copper colored flat cable with  
two connectors. It is about 1" in length and maybe 1/2" wide. The  
cable as a permanent bend which appears to make a right angle  
transition to a device to the logic board. It might also be an  

I do not remember it during disassembly. Does anyone recall what this  
little cable does and where it goes?


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