iMac Intel 27" (EMC No. 2309, 2374, 2390 or 2429) Power Supply

$149.95

Product code: IF174-000-1
Apple Part #: 661-5310, 661-5468, 661-5972

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iMac Intel 27" (EMC No. 2309, 2374, 2390 or 2429) Power Supply

$149.95

Product code: IF174-000-1
Apple Part #: 661-5310, 661-5468, 661-5972

Product Overview

Compatibility

Identify your Mac

  • All 27" iMacs with EMC No. 2309, 2374, 2390 or 2429 (Late 2009/Mid 2010/Mid 2011)

Product Details

  $149.95

 
 

Condition:

New

Warranty:

One year warranty

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Replacement Guides

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374

Difficulty: Moderate

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2429

Difficulty: Moderate

 

Compatibility

iMac Intel 27"
2.66 GHz (Quad Core i5)
2.7 GHz (Core i5)
2.8 GHz (Quad Core i5)
2.8 GHz (Quad Core i7)
2.93 GHz (Quad Core i7)
3.06 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
3.1 GHz (Core i5)
3.2 GHz (Core i3)
3.33 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
3.4 GHz (Core i7)
3.6 GHz (Core i5)
 

Stories

My Problem

My iMAC was making a very loud buzzing sound that got louder as I increased the brightness on the screen. Initially I thought that it was a fan or the hard disk. After some research I discovered that the problem was the power supply

My Fix

I reviewed the repair guide from iFix it. Ordered a new power supply. It arrived promptly and following the guide I was able to do the repair in a few minutes. My computer is back to being very quiet.

My Advice

Have a flash light handy as removing the cables from the monitor can be a bit tricky and hard to see.

Really great experience using the tools and spare parts from iFixit

My Problem

I hear a sound behind the screen. A powerful sizzling ... I know that noise is the sound of a dead power supply.

My Fix

I followed step by step the tutorial with the right tools. And I did not encounter any major problems.

My Advice

Oh yes ... Do this in a very very clean place, with clean hands and a vacuum dust cleaner. It's not worth paying hundreds of dollars in an Apple Store, if you are not too stupid, all will be fine

My Problem

The problem was I listened to my computer experts in the repair business. Approximately 3 months after my warranty on IMAX ran out my computer completely shut down. Being most computer illiterate and needing it for my business I immediately took my IMAX into the computer experts, a high profile computer business in my neck of the woods. Upon their detailed (?) investigation I was told it was my hard drive and possibly my power supply and to fix it would NOT be worth it. However they would be more than happy to sell me a new one and would do me a favour of disposing of my IMAX for me. Something bother me about their unprofessional approach. I bought another computer (not an IMAX and not from them) and I took my IMAX home placed it on my desk and swore I would look at it when I had time. How hard can this be? That was March 2013!

I have just found time to look at this IMAX and my research led me to iFixit….after viewing their site I order a new power supply and upgraded hard drive….covering all the bases!

My Fix

I had been told how difficult it was to repair a flat screen IMAX by the computer repair shop. Their advise was so self serving. Installing A NEW HARD DRIVE AND POWER SUPPLY WAS SO SIMPLE, it also returned to me my IMAX at a more than reasonable cost. I took the original hard drive to another shop and determined that there was nothing wrong with my hard drive…it now is a 1T external hard drive to my IMAX giving me 3T of memory. My enthusiasm has also led me to install an additional 8 meg. of RAM….even easier to do.

My Advice

If going to a computer shop make sure the computer shop has a technician that actually knows something about apple products. So many have experienced PCs and think they are MAX experts as well. NOT! ...iFixit made my repairs a piece of cake and at a very reasonable cost. If I can do it anybody can!

My Problem

3 years old 27" iMac would not turn on. No ventilation noise, no led. And, as confirmed to the guy from Apple Care, yes, it was plugged.

My Fix

Took around one good episode of Castle, half of the time being spent on looking at the comatose iMac and alternating between: "I cannot do this, I definitely cannot do this" and "what if I touch the exposed rear of the power supply and die".

My Advice

I would get a Probe and Pick set / tool because I damaged 10 paperclips and tested my nerves when I had to lift the display (step 4).

Also, I would include a good cleaning cloth in the essentials. Even in the most remote corner of the house, my screen and the glass panel managed to attract all the dust particles on a 20m range.

My Problem

A buzzing sound from the top-left was driving me crazy. It appears to be the power supply.

My Fix

I printen out the repair manual and carefully read it before starting. Although the suction cups are not required, they make it very easy to remove the front panel. Removing the small connectors with the spudger was not so easy. In the end I simply used my fingers.

Once the LCD is out, it is easy to replace the power supply. Putting all the connectors back in the LCD is much easier than removing them.

I did wear some glove at my left hand. This allowed my to firmly hold the LCD, without getting finger prints on the screen.

Total repair time was 1 hour.

My Advice

The best advise I can give is: Prepare well. I made sure all my tools were in arms reach and had some small bowls to put the screws in. A little flashlight is also practical.

My Problem

My local power company provides a very lacking service, so get occasional blackouts often. I had previously bought an UPS to prevent blackouts, but somehow the UPS died, and I was left with my iMac directly plugged in the wall socket for about 2 months. One day, we had a power outage, and then the iMac didn't turn on anymore, no noise, no beep, no screen, nothing.

I was in shock, thinking the iMac was dead. First thing that came to mind was maybe the power supply was damaged. Off I went to search where and how to replace it. I found ifixit, its guides, along with the part I needed to replace and decided to give it a go.

My Fix

The repair was quite simple, since I already had the suction cups to take the glass away and also the torx screwdriver to release the screws. Followed the video + picture guides and in 20 minutes I was done, jumping with happiness in my room.

Later, I have stressed the machine running games, benchmarks, and so on, to make sure the power supply was working correctly. Definitely saved my life and my precious money.

My Advice

The power supply I have taken from my iMac doesn't look exactly like the one ifixit sells. My was made by LITEON. But worry not, it works perfectly. ifixit guys for sure know what part is right for your iMac, even if it seems a little different from the outside.

My Problem

I had a swarm of wasps in the old PSU

My Fix

Simple using the guide

My Advice

Use the guide

My Problem

I was having issues with my iMac screen going black on me. It was not going to sleep just black. I did a lot of research and finally came to the conclusion that is was a bad power supply. We had done the resets that they recommend doing SMC and others no help so they determined that is was the power supply.

My Fix

The repair went awesome because of the info I was able to get from ifixit. The tutorials were great made it so easy. It took maybe 30 minutes is all. Very easy. After installing the new power supply I hooked up the second monitor to the mac. About a half hour into using the computer it did the same thing it did before the fix. But this time I found that the computer was still on cause I could still work on the other screen, so to me it seems that I might be having a screen issue. Well back to the drawing board I guess.

Thanks to ifixit for the help and support.

Thanks

My Advice

If you have to do this repair ifixit makes it so easy. Just watch their tutorials and get the parts from them as well. They ship stuff fast.

The one thing I do have to say is make sure you hook up all the connectors back up I almost missed one.

My Problem

VERY loud buzzing noise like a swarm of bees had set up home in my iMac. After some research discovered it was the PSU.

My Fix

I live in the UK, ordered the part on Tuesday afternoon and it arrive Thursday morning! Amazing service. Having already installed an SSD, this install was a lot simpler. Followed the iFixit guide and had no problems.

My Advice

in my case the DC connector was a bit tough to disconnect. Using a spudger tool came in handy. The magnets around the outside of the screen can be a pain when putting the screws back, so a pair of tweezers are very helpful. Don't rush, take your time and you will succeed. :)

My Problem

My mac started buzzing in upper left corner. And after some Google research and youtube checking, i was convinced that it was the power supply responsible.

My Fix

Very easy 10 minutes with the right tools. I used two cup suctions from GPS Mounts :)

My Advice

Be careful with the display cable. In my case the connector click broke in one of the sides, but it Works.