Model A1225 / Mid 2007 and Early 2008 / 2.4, 2.8, or 3.06 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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The port FW 800 is broken

The FW800 port of my iMac Intel 24" Mid 2007 don't work.

The HardDisks connected to this port are not mounted in the desktop using different cables FW800

How I can to repair it myself ?

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I've never seen a bad firewire 800 port. The first thing I would look at is the external drive. Does it work on another Mac?

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I have four FW800 external drives. All these drives don't work with this port, they work with the FW 400 and they work too with other Mac using the FW800.

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1st: sorry for my English

I try to explain better how the problem started. While connected another HardDisk to the FW400 port, I touched a little the cable FW800 and the FW800 disk is removed from the desktop.

Off and on the hard disk that was reinstalled on the desk.

Second time I touched the plug FW800, the HardDisk is ultimately removed.

From that moment on the disks attached to the FW 800 port does not appear on the desktop more.

I think it is a problem of bad electrical connection.

What should I do?

Thanks.

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It appears you may have burned the port out. If some of the drives are 800 Firewire only you will have to get Firewire 800 to 400 cables. http://www.google.com/products/catalog?c...

Or an adapter: http://www.google.com/products/catalog?c...

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Thanks for the reply.

I know the cabe and the adapter FW 400/800 but, if I like repair my Mac is it possible to do myself or should I go to the assistence?

Thanks

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This repair would require motherboard repair. I would not want to do that myself. If the machine is under warranty Apple will replace the motherboard at no charge.

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