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

  1. Here's my dead Xserve G5. I need a new power supply for it. So he will serve for the demo.
    • 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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  2. Unscrew the two screws.
    • 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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    • Disconnect the cable.

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

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    • 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

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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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