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Mac mini Mid 2011 Power Supply Replacement

Replace a damaged power supply.

  • Autor: Walter Galan
  • Geschätzte Zeit: 45 Minuten
  • Schwierigkeitsgrad: Schwierig

Use this guide to replace a faulty power supply.

Abschnitte

Schritt 1 Power Supply  ¶ 

Remove the 7.9 mm T6 Torx screw securing the power supply and hard drive tray to the outer case.

Schritt 1 Power Supply  ¶ 

  • Remove the 7.9 mm T6 Torx screw securing the power supply and hard drive tray to the outer case.

  • During reassembly, ensure the cables that run alongside the hard drive are tucked under the power supply. This will ensure the hard drive is properly seated. In addition, the antenna screw holes will not line up if there are cables in the way.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Pull the silver metal AC-In socket retainer away from the side of the outer case and remove it from the mini. During reassembly, notice that the silver clip hugs either side of the lower beveled edge of the AC connector. When sliding the clip back in it will hit a stop, but not click into place. You will know that you did it correctly because it will not easily move out of position. During reassembly, notice that the silver clip hugs either side of the lower beveled edge of the AC connector. When sliding the clip back in it will hit a stop, but not click into place. You will know that you did it correctly because it will not easily move out of position.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Pull the silver metal AC-In socket retainer away from the side of the outer case and remove it from the mini.

  • During reassembly, notice that the silver clip hugs either side of the lower beveled edge of the AC connector. When sliding the clip back in it will hit a stop, but not click into place. You will know that you did it correctly because it will not easily move out of position.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

Rotate the AC-In connector 90 degrees counter-clockwise. Rotate the AC-In connector 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

  • Rotate the AC-In connector 90 degrees counter-clockwise.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Slide the power supply out of the mini, minding any cables that may get caught.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

  • Slide the power supply out of the mini, minding any cables that may get caught.