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The Dead Mac Scrolls for Apple Macintosh

The Macintosh Bible Guide to Saving Thousands on Mac Repairs : How to Fix Hundreds of Hardware Problems Without Going Bankrupt

The Dead Mac Scrolls is a 484 page do-it-yourself guide to repairing Apple Macintosh personal computer hardware problems in the most cost-effective way. Written by Larry Pina, the book was amongst other titles written by Pina for repairing Macintoshes. The book  was first published in 1992, and is now out of print.

Introduction by Larry Pina
This book is like a family medical guide, except that it covers the Macintosh family of computer equipment. Reading it won't grant you a doctor's degree, but it will enable you to recognize common symptoms and correctly diagnose hardware problems.
The purpose of this book is to save you money. By looking up symptoms before you call for service, you can get a good idea of what's wrong and how much repairs should cost.
Every page describes a unique symptom, with text and illustrations (if you can't find the symptom you're looking for, check the Symptom index at the back of the book). Then there's a diagnosis of the problem (generally to the component level) and a suggested solution . Finally, each page provides three different cost estimates for effecting repairs.


Introduction 7
Guides for do-it-yourselfers 9
1. Early Macs 11
2. Mac SE and SE/30 144
3. Mac II 221
4. Floppy disk drives 243
Problems and solutions 244
Replacing disk drive heads without test instruments 265
5. Hard drives and other peripherals 277
6. External monitors 309
7. lmageWriter I (standard & wide) 348
8. lmageWriter II 374
9. LaserWriter and LaserWriter Plus 402
10. LaserWriter II SC, NT and NTX 442
Parts vendors and service providers 466
Symptom index 470

Kindly donated by Bill Henley

ISBN : 0940235250

Publisher : Goldstein & Blair

Author : Larry Pina

Format : Paperback, 488 pages

-Larry Pina-




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