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SD-card slipped in CD/DVD-slot of iMac

Tijn Boissevain -

My Problem

Could not use CD/DVD-slot. AND... the SD-card.... ;-(

My Fix

The repair went fine, using the iFixit-guide for replacing the DVD-drive.

Re-mounting the display-cable was the biggest chalenge. Why on earth do they use such a small and fragile connector at that place; plenty of space there!

My Advice

The heavy-duty suction cups do not suc very good, because the hole in the piston for the axes of the lever is just a little too far from the suctionpad. I placed a 9mm washer over the piston under the lever and now it sucs! Well!

Spudger Image


Heavy-Duty Spudger Image
Heavy-Duty Spudger


Heavy-Duty Suction Cups (Pair) Image
Heavy-Duty Suction Cups (Pair)


Anti-Static Mat Image
Anti-Static Mat


Anti-Static Wrist Strap Image
Anti-Static Wrist Strap


P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver iPhone Image
P2 Pentalobe Screwdriver iPhone


Portable Anti-Static Mat Image
Portable Anti-Static Mat


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