Newbie Help: MacBook Air 2008

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Rubis915, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. Rubis915

    Rubis915 New Member

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    I recently acquired a Macbook Air 2008 with a defective display flex..
    sa madaling sabi need ko makita if Ok ang CPU nya.. by using external display..

    Does anyone knows this? i need one..

    http://www.computerworld.com/common/images/site/features/airports_420.jpg

    the one at the Bottom.. its not a MINI DVI..
    sabi sa service center its a MICRO DVI daw.. sing laki gn USB siya e..

    Regarding the CPU:
    1.boots up with a chime
    2.when the keyboard lights up.. the volume control seems to be working fine
    backlight works fine too..

    does this means the CPU is OK?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. enshong

    enshong Well-Known Member

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    If it boots up and using the volume buttons work then it means everything works fine except the display. Regarding that port beside the USB, that is indeed a Micro DVI port. I don't know where you can buy an adapter for that.
     
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    enshong Well-Known Member

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    Here's what you can do if you don't still have microdvi to vga cable:

    Turn on your macair, if you see a backlight on the screen and see nothing probably that is a gpu defect. you can either find a motherboard or find someo shops that can reball your gpu.

    If you don't see any back light on the screen, go to a dark room with your macair turned on.

    Point the flashlight to your screen and see if you can see images of the icons on your macair desktop icons or dock.

    If you can see images while using the flashlight, have your display screen cables/flex, backlight check and replace the worn out parts.

    Hope this helps you.
     

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