last night the screen on my iMac (bondi blue release B) flickered a couple of times (which it has done a bit over the last couple of months) then the whole computer died - no light on keyborad, no stat up noise, nothing. I have checked the power supply to the Mac is there anything else which is worth checking or is this likely to be a case of a blown VDU tube?<br><br>
might just be the card that powers the tube... take it in to an apple reseller/tech... they can have it back up in a jiffy if its just the power card for the monitor... for under $100 most likely.<br><br>Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.<br>-- Aaron Levenstein
"In the old days, you'd finish a day's work and announce, 'I'm done.' Nobody ever does that now. There's never enough time." -- Elliott Masie
my parents have the same iMac and the same thing happened to them last year. It turned out to be the case John mentioned above... only it cost them close to $289.<br><br>this is the one major reason I dislike any computer that has a built in monitor... if it goes, the whole computer goes with it.<br><br>[color:red]semicolon dash parenthesis</font color=red>
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