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Changes to iMac Intel 27" EMC 2639 Blade SSD Replacement Introduction

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If your iMac was configured with a Solid State Drive or Fusion Drive it includes an SSD on the back of the logic board. Use this guide to access and remove the SSD. [ … ] '''Before beginning any work on your iMac:''' Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors. [ … ] '''Be very careful''' not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply.
If your iMac was configured with a Solid State Drive or Fusion Drive it includes an SSD on the back of the logic board. Use this guide to access and remove the SSD. [ … ] '''Before beginning any work on your iMac:''' Unplug the computer and press and hold the power button for ten seconds to discharge the power supply's capacitors. [ … ] '''Be very careful''' not to touch the capacitor leads or any exposed solder joints on the back of the power supply.
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  • iMac Intel 27" EMC 2546 and EMC 2639 Adhesive Strips x1 added.
  • Plastic Cards x1 added.
  • Spudger x1 added.
  • T10 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T9 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.
  • T25 Torx Screwdriver x1 added.