Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Very dim brightness on 2008 MacBook

Hi All,

The brightness of my 2008 Macbook is very dim, even at maximum brightness from System Settings. I have used color calibration with the blue tint on my 2008 macbook and even though is not a fair comparison, you can see my 2012 MBP is very bright in comparison. Could someone please advise if this has to do with the inverter or the bulb?

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Model: MB402LL/A

2.1 GHz

1 GB RAM

A1181

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Bruno, could be a bad inverter or bad CCFL's in your LCD. I'd replace the inverter first. If that does not change, then you may need to consider a new LCD or replacing the CCFL's (not easy).

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