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#1 fast eddie

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Posted 21 April 2016 - 12:30 AM

Got no startup, no matter what I do, it responds to nothing...just sits there dead as a doornail. Internal fuse??? Bad battery??? Anyone open one of these up to fix a no power on condition???


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Posted 21 April 2016 - 02:26 AM

Plug it in.  After about 20 minutes, do a hard reset.  Hold the home button and press the power button together.  Hold until the apple logo appears.  Give it a minute or two.  It wouldn't just fail to power like that.  If not, could be no power and thus need a new power adapter/cable.  See if you can borrow someone else's



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Posted 21 April 2016 - 06:16 AM

Is there a power on led? We've tried the 2 button hold(don't know if we'e gone over 30 sec, tho). It was working fine the previous eve and battery wasn't particularly low, but it has been charged several times. Felt pretty warm after charging, too...
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Posted 21 April 2016 - 01:20 PM

Is there a power on led? We've tried the 2 button hold(don't know if we'e gone over 30 sec, tho). It was working fine the previous eve and battery wasn't particularly low, but it has been charged several times. Felt pretty warm after charging, too...

 

No real power on LED if there is no power at all.  You need a few minutes charge for the actual battery charging display to come on if it's totally dead.  I'd suggest finding another ipad charger (note they are different from iphone chargers) even if it means going into the apple store.  I wouldn't buy one if you didn't have to because that may not be it, but worth it to troubleshoot.



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Posted 21 April 2016 - 01:32 PM

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#6 fast eddie

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Posted 22 April 2016 - 05:05 AM

We've got a couple chargers so it shouldn't be that...


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Posted 22 April 2016 - 11:01 AM

I'd suggest finding another ipad charger (note they are different from iphone chargers)

 

Natch.


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#8 fast eddie

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Posted 22 April 2016 - 07:15 PM

Anyone crack into one of these looking for bad batt, defective switch or possibly a fuse issue??? Do they have an internal fuse???


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Posted 01 May 2016 - 06:12 AM

Wife took the Ipad to the Apple store, and they plugged in and determined it was "dead" meaning what, I don't know. Wife said they got some response indicating it's fubar, but if it isn't powering on, can the get anything meaningful? I'm gonna crack into it and see what's cookin' inside...
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Posted 01 May 2016 - 07:12 AM

I'm gonna crack into it and see what's cookin' inside...


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Posted 01 May 2016 - 08:16 AM

I'll be wearing my arc flash protection...
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Posted 09 May 2016 - 05:29 AM

Well, my son went and upgraded her to a new, bigger model...so I guess I can poke around inside the old one with impunity...still gonna wear the arc flash protection...I'll keep y'all posted on this epic saga...
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Posted 09 May 2016 - 01:39 PM

^^^

Better do that.  They aren't intended to be opened.



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Posted 10 May 2016 - 07:06 AM

Really? There are no user serviceable parts inside??? Planned obsolescence, eh?
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Posted 10 May 2016 - 01:19 PM

Really? There are no user serviceable parts inside??? Planned obsolescence, eh?

 

Absolutely.  Apple intended them to be used and disposed of.  An appliance.  Even if you go into the Apple Store, they'll just take your old one, recycle it, and give you a new one.  There are people who replace screens and batteries, but that's unauthorized.






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