similar issue (image without backlight)Hi, I have a very similar issue (image without backlight) but with a difference. I checked the test points i n the logic...
Answer to "Can I route a Displayport Cable directly to the LCD Panel?"Wouldnt it be technically possible to discard apples logic board, and use a board with hdmi/dvi ports, compatibe with thunderbolt's panel. there are some chinese companies in ebay selling generic boards adapted for different panels. I know It has been done for imacs (conversion to displays)