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Revision to Mac mini Model A1283

Walter Galan

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== IntroductionTroubleshooting ==
== IntroductionTroubleshooting ==
 
[summary]Apple introduced this MacThere are no troubleshooting guides for the Mac mini on March 3rd, 2009.[/summary]Model A1283 at this time.
[summary]Apple introduced this MacThere are no troubleshooting guides for the Mac mini on March 3rd, 2009.[/summary]Model A1283 at this time.
 
== Guides ==
 
We published a [guide|659|teardown] for this Mac[guidelist|Mac mini on March 4, 2009.Model A1283]
We published a [guide|659|teardown] for this Mac[guidelist|Mac mini on March 4, 2009.Model A1283]
 
On March 5, 2009, we published a guide for [guide|660|installing a second hard drive], giving you 1 Terabyte of internal storage!== Parts ==
On March 5, 2009, we published a guide for [guide|660|installing a second hard drive], giving you 1 Terabyte of internal storage!== Parts ==
 
[guidelist|MacUse the guides to replace your faulty hardware once you've purchased the [productlist|Mac|Mac mini Model A1283]A1283|Mac mini Model A1283 parts] you need.
[guidelist|MacUse the guides to replace your faulty hardware once you've purchased the [productlist|Mac|Mac mini Model A1283]A1283|Mac mini Model A1283 parts] you need.
 
== TroubleshootingUpgrades ==

You can cost-effectively upgrade a number of components in the Mac mini Model A1283.

* '''Memory:''' If your mini is still running with only the stock RAM, [guide|1058|upgrading] with [product|IF111-030|1 GB] or [product|IF111-029|2 GB] of RAM will provide a dramatic performance boost at minimal cost.
* '''Hard Drive:''' 120, 250, or 320 GB hard drives came standard with the Mac mini Model A1283. You can [guide|1063|upgrade] the drive up to [product|IF107-060|500 GB].
== Teardown ==

[guidelist|Mac mini Model A1283|type=Teardown]

== Identification and Background ==
[image|12771|caption=Mac mini Model A1283]

You can verify that you have a Mac mini Model A1283 by checking the processor information through "About This Mac" in the Apple menu. Use the [link|/info/ID-your-Mac|ID your Mac] page to identify your machine.

[summary]The Mac mini Model A1283 was introduced on March 3, 2009.[/summary]

The Mac mini is a desktop computer made by Apple Inc. It is uncommonly small for a desktop computer and its external power supply is roughly one third of the size of the computer itself. It was introduced in January of 2005 and has been updated with newer processors and other expansions several times since.
== TroubleshootingUpgrades ==

You can cost-effectively upgrade a number of components in the Mac mini Model A1283.

* '''Memory:''' If your mini is still running with only the stock RAM, [guide|1058|upgrading] with [product|IF111-030|1 GB] or [product|IF111-029|2 GB] of RAM will provide a dramatic performance boost at minimal cost.
* '''Hard Drive:''' 120, 250, or 320 GB hard drives came standard with the Mac mini Model A1283. You can [guide|1063|upgrade] the drive up to [product|IF107-060|500 GB].
== Teardown ==

[guidelist|Mac mini Model A1283|type=Teardown]

== Identification and Background ==
[image|12771|caption=Mac mini Model A1283]

You can verify that you have a Mac mini Model A1283 by checking the processor information through "About This Mac" in the Apple menu. Use the [link|/info/ID-your-Mac|ID your Mac] page to identify your machine.

[summary]The Mac mini Model A1283 was introduced on March 3, 2009.[/summary]

The Mac mini is a desktop computer made by Apple Inc. It is uncommonly small for a desktop computer and its external power supply is roughly one third of the size of the computer itself. It was introduced in January of 2005 and has been updated with newer processors and other expansions several times since.
 
There are no troubleshooting guides for this== Additional Information ==
* [[Troubleshoot|iFixit: List of Troubleshooting Guides]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_Mini|Wikipedia:
Mac mini yet.Mini]
* [http://mactracker.dreamhosters.com/|Mactracker: Application with Apple Product Specs]
* [http://www.everymac.com/|EveryMac: Online Apple Product Specs]
There are no troubleshooting guides for this== Additional Information ==
* [[Troubleshoot|iFixit: List of Troubleshooting Guides]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_Mini|Wikipedia:
Mac mini yet.Mini]
* [http://mactracker.dreamhosters.com/|Mactracker: Application with Apple Product Specs]
* [http://www.everymac.com/|EveryMac: Online Apple Product Specs]

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