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So the other day i was given a broken dv6700 and with a replacement screen costing $90 it was begging to be modded. So i decided to put it into a dead Imac G5 chassis. The 20" imac lcd was still good so i figured it wouldnt be too hard.

However....

Im having issues figuring out the wiring for the inverter for the imac lcd. Would it be possible to splice in the upper half of the g5 video cable and the lower half of the dv6700 cable (this is where the inverter plug comes out of) and then wire the imac inverter into the lower half of the dv6700 cable where the original inverter plug is?

The mac has a wire coming from the inverter to the main board instead of the other way around like on most laptops. so with the ends being soldered on to the inverter board for the g5. The cable will have to be spliced into the video harness some how.

Thanks in advance for any help
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I am sure someone over at AppleFritter.com would be able to answer this, I'd start there and possibly some of the OSx-86 forums as a lot of modders take Apple PowerPC hardware and transplant some up to date x86 guts into them. Due to OCN's terms of service I can't link to such sites

Good luck
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I am sure someone over at AppleFritter.com would be able to answer this, I'd start there and possibly some of the OSx-86 forums as a lot of modders take Apple PowerPC hardware and transplant some up to date x86 guts into them. Due to OCN's terms of service I can't link to such sites

Good luck
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