[Ti] Broken Power Plug Tip stuck in TI-400

Matt Kibildis mksolid at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 16:10:48 PST 2005

I have to get a star key if I'm going to do that stuff.  I have no
problem taking it apart, I just wanted to see if anyone had any
suggestions instead of doing so, because apple mounts their boards and
components in a manner that makes service tedious.

On 12/22/05, Jerry Krinock <jerry at ieee.org> wrote:
> on 05/12/21 18:31, MBurke6225 at aol.com at MBurke6225 at aol.com wrote:
> > In a message dated 12/21/05 7:50:17 PM, mksolid at gmail.com writes:
> >
> > Any suggestions to getting the broken one out?
> With all due respect to mburke6225, I would strongly advise against using
> superglue because chances are 95% that you're just going to create an even
> bigger mess.
> Try to pull it out with some very sharp tweezers used on electronics
> assembly and repair lines.  Handy tool to have around.
> If that doesn't work, someone will need to take it apart and push it out
> from the inside.  Look at these guides to decide whether you want to tackle
> it yourself:
> http://www.pbfixit.com/Guide/54.0.0.html
> http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/systems/PB_G4_15_AL_takeapart/AL_PB_G4_take-apart
> .html
> These are for a 15 inch alumimun; hunt around on those sites if you have a
> different model.
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