Introduction

It's my first guide so hello fixers ! This Xserve G5 is the top of the top : Dual 2.7 Ghz PowerPC G5 from IBM, 2 GB DDR, 3x 80GB. But a sad day, the PSU died. That's all. So now, repair !

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

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  • Here's my dead Xserve G5. I need a new power supply for it. So he will serve for the demo.

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  • Unscrew the two screws.

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  • Remove the top of the server. You will have something like this.

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  • Hello little CD drive ! It's retirement time !

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Image 1/2: Push the little metal thing to the left to unsecure the CD drive. Image 2/2: Push the little metal thing to the left to unsecure the CD drive.
  • Disconnect the cable.

  • Push the little metal thing to the left to unsecure the CD drive.

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Image 1/3: Pull the drive. Image 2/3: And finally, take the drive ! Image 3/3: And finally, take the drive !
  • Push the drive

  • Pull the drive.

  • And finally, take the drive !

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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alphaLONE

Member since: 07/01/2011

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Great explanation!

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Thanks for the input! I sadly don't have the blade anymore and can't make other, more detailed guides about other components, but I'm still impressed people liked this one.

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