Tag Archives: MacBook

WorkBench Update + New 3D-Prints!

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The DIY-intosh is now on ebay!

http://item.ebay.com/120636704512 Well, it’s there now.

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Helping the world, one document at a time.

My pinout data was approved!

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MacBook Core Duo Logic Board Keyboard Connector Pinout

Well, I did some testing, and I found out that the connector for the Core Duo MacBook leopard connector is really just a USB port. Also, after pouring over a datasheet, I found that the two PSoC’s on the leopard’s … Continue reading

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$300 Mac Mod How-to Now in Instructable Form!

Well, I finally made it: my $300 Mac Instructable! It’s now easier to follow, thanks to it’s new format in Instructables.

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How-to: Build Your Own DIY-intosh

Well, I think it’s about time that I made more of a how-to to build a DIY-intosh. There are plenty of how-to’s to make Hackintoshes, but those are teetering on the edge of legality, are difficult to get as stable … Continue reading

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DIY-intosh is Working!

UPDATE (8/19/2010): You could probably do this a lot easier/quicker by just making an OS X USB drive by making a DMG of the OS X install disk and then restoring that image onto an 8 GB or larger USB … Continue reading

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High-Resolution Pictures of the Macbook Sleep Switch/Battery Connector

I tried figuring it out, but I couldn’t get the sleep switch pinout (Apple goes to a lot of trouble to obscure the traces with the silkscreen and both my multimeters are wonky–they don’t like displaying correct values). Now it’s … Continue reading

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Confessions

Ok, in the last post about the DIY-intosh, I said that it was complete. Well, it wasn’t. I really did think it was, but I was unable to install OS X. The reason? It doesn’t actually think that its non-existent … Continue reading

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The DIY-intosh is finally complete!

I finshed it! Many thanks to Tyler of Phantom Dev, who inspired me to do this project and who gave me the link to another mod that has a little more detail on wiring the power button. I also thank … Continue reading

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