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Rev.b 9400m Logic Board in rev.a MacBook Air?

Has anyone successfully done this? From what I can see, the only real difference is the hard drive connector (SATA) and a slightly modified heatsink.

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There are a few differences to account for:

  • The multitouch cable connector on the upper case has been relocated in the Rev.b machines, which makes connection difficult.
  • The black shielding on the lower case is slightly different. This may or may not affect compatibility.
  • The audio board is not compatible between models. You would need the correct audio board and cable for the appropriate logic board.
  • The hard drive connector, as you noted, is different and must be worked around.
  • The fan/heat sink are 2 separate pieces in Rev.b.
  • The airport/bluetooth cable is slightly different as well.

I haven't actually performed the swap; these are just the physical differences.

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Re. multitouch cable.. Difficult to the point of it being impossible?

Also, seems strange the audio board would not be compataible, wouldn't it be software (ie OSX) that determines that?

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