"Market" for old macs?
pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Dec 28 11:04:49 CST 2005
On Wednesday 28 December 2005 00:09, Jim Leonard wrote:
> Scott Stevens wrote:
> > It's VERY important to be careful inside the Mac once the cover is
> > off. It's extremely easy to snap the glass nipple on the CRT and
> > ruin it. Apple in their infinite wisdom put a circuit board on
> > the back of the neck to act as a 'torque amplifier' for this
> > purpose. Just bumping the board wrong can let all the 'magic
> > vacuum' out of your CRT.
> Geez -- so is that the board I see at the top of the tube in this
> I bump that board and the tube will implode?
If by 'implode', you mean that you'll break the tip off the tube, and
it'll fill up with air, in a rather anti-climatic and uneventful
I really doubt you could implode the CRT by accidentally hitting that
board, unless you were using a sledge hammer or something...
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