A unibody aluminum generation of the Mac Mini identifiable by the model number A1347, spanning the Mid 2010 to the currently sold Late 2014 model.

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Mac Mini 2010 hard drive cable?

iFixit has a guide for replacing the hard drive cable for the Mac Mini 2010. Where would I find such a cable? Like a lot of people who replaced their hard drives, I accidentally pulled out the wires for the thermal sensor, which is attached to the hard drive cable. If I could get my hands on one of these, presumably the fan would stop spinning at its maximum rate constantly.

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That would be Apple part # 076-1360. Do a web search for that part number. You can get it here for $25.00: https://www.usedmac.com/products/076-136...

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Thanks for the link. From that site's pictures, it looks like the thermal sensor is separate from the drive. Is it just a matter of laying down a small dot of solder to attach it to the cable?

Has anyone seen instructions on how to attach the thermal sensor to the drive? I still have an extra thermal sensor (attached to my old hard drive). Should I just de-solder that and solder it to the new drive? Is there an easier way?

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