SOLVED Confusing prices.


Lufbrarunner

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My mac mini G4 recently developed a fault whereby the on/off switch did not work. As a quick and easy solution I extended the wires and fed them through the ventilation holes in the base, a quick shorting of the wires switches on the mac.
Obviously a new switch would be better, so I started looking on the internet and found a supplier of mac spares. They have a casing base with a switch mounted on it for £11.76 + shipping or I can buy the switch on it's own for £18.60 + shipping.
Not sure if this is an error or if I am missing something. I will have to contact them to see what they say, meanwhile I am scouring Ebay for a suitable machine in spares or repairs.
 
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Cory Cooper

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Hello,

Yeah, that is a bit strange. Maybe it's due to the fact that the switch was removed and tested?

Which exact Mac mini model is it?

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It's an A1103, 1.25ghz it works fine as is but I would like to get it looking right:cool:
 

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As the Mac Mini only cost me £10 on ebay I was reluctant to pay more than that for a switch,so I used a can of compressed air on the switch and then re-soldered the connecting pads on the back of the switch and finally replaced the wires from the switch to the motherboard.
All now working 100%.
 
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Excellent...glad to hear it's sorted.

Thanks for letting us know,

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