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iSight cable broken. Solder and wiring info needed.

My iSight cable snapped right in half. The very thin red and green wires are lined up so I think I know the correct way to re-wire it but does anyone have tips on how to solder these super thin wires. I can barly strip them without breaking them.any help would be awesome as a new iSight cable is $50-$80 dollars which I dont have.Thanks.

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Well, I would use a small soldering iron with a small tip and a fixture to hold the cable in place as well as a magnifying light. it can be done just have to be patient and prepared. The pinout as well as more information for the insight cable is here http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/lofiver... and here http://forums.applecentral.com/ubbthread... The information for the pinout that I got is

Pin 1 is the left most (has an chevron pointing to it). LVDS/iSight cable wire color in parenthesis.

Pin 1 (dark blue): connects to a pad on a 6 pin footprint for a chip that is not installed

Pin 2 (dark blue): connects to a pad on a 6 pin footprint for a chip that is not installed

Pin 3 (light blue, white conductor): USB D+

Pin 4 (light blue, purple conductor): USB D-

Pin 5/6 (orange): USB VCC (+5VDC)

Pin 7/8 (orange): USB GND

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Thanks! Very informative info. The only problem is my iiSight cable has 2 red wires and the rest are green. So it's a little difficult to match up which green wires connect to each other.


anthony g, may be this pic can help you a little better not the best but it shows the connector with the colors of the cable. http://htmlimg4.scribdassets.com/9bzpb6m...


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can you re-upload the pic to see the pinout of the connector on the motherboard?

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@oldturkey03 notice given


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