[iBook] Replacing Backlight on early 2005 iBook G4?

George george55 at contact.net
Sun Sep 3 11:25:15 PDT 2006

Yes, I read about the hinges pinching the inverter cables and breaking 
them. The inverter is much easier to change than the backlight. My 
experience was in changing an entire screen for a Wallstreet.
The seller has since disappeared. He was advertising the iBook as 
having a darkened display.

On 3-Sep-06, at 9:39 AM, Stephen Mackenzie wrote:

>> Has anybody done this? The seller claims that's all that's wrong.
> The backlight is part of the LCD panel, you would have to change the 
> entire panel. More likely is that the inverter board--kind of like the 
> starter for a fluorescent light--has broken, and that should be 
> replaced.
> I don't understand what you mean by the second sentence.
> SM
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