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iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2544 Camera and Microphone Cable Replacement

Replace the iSight/Microphone cable in your iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2544.

Reclaim your chat capabilities, use this guide to replace your combination iSight Camera and Microphone cable.

Schritt 1 Camera and Microphone Cable  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to flip down the metal retaining bracket on the camera cable. Use the tip of a spudger to flip down the metal retaining bracket on the camera cable.

Schritt 1 Camera and Microphone Cable  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip down the metal retaining bracket on the camera cable.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Gently pull the camera cable straight down from its socket on the camera board. Be sure to remove only the camera connector—the microphone connector is on a separate branch of the cable.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Gently pull the camera cable straight down from its socket on the camera board.

  • Be sure to remove only the camera connector—the microphone connector is on a separate branch of the cable.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

Disconnect the microphone connector from its socket on the camera board.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

  • Disconnect the microphone connector from its socket on the camera board.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the metal retaining bracket securing the camera cable connector to the logic board. Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the metal retaining bracket securing the camera cable connector to the logic board.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

  • Use the tip of a spudger to flip up the metal retaining bracket securing the camera cable connector to the logic board.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

Pull the camera cable straight away from its connector on the logic board. This is a delicate connector that can easily be broken. Make sure to pull the connector parallel to the logic board when removing.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

  • Pull the camera cable straight away from its connector on the logic board.

  • This is a delicate connector that can easily be broken. Make sure to pull the connector parallel to the logic board when removing.

Schritt 6  ¶ 

The camera cable is connected to the rear enclosure via adhesive.  Gently peel and remove it from the rear enclosure. If you have trouble peeling the cable from the rear enclosure, use a spudger to help pry it free.

Schritt 6  ¶ 

  • The camera cable is connected to the rear enclosure via adhesive. Gently peel and remove it from the rear enclosure.

  • If you have trouble peeling the cable from the rear enclosure, use a spudger to help pry it free.