Slot-loading iMac G3

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See Wikipedia entry for iMac G3 for more detailed instructions.

Remove screws from under handle.

Remove plastic shield.

Disconnect cables.

  • Beware of order.

Remove screws from plastic piece at back.

Pull out "computer" from monitor.

Take monitor to receiving.

Take cover off RAM/CPU.

Remove RAM.

Remove CPU and RAM from CPU side.

Disconnect cables.

Remove battery covers.

Remove battery.

Remove "gate" around CPU/RAM.

Remove screws from motherboard.

Remove screws attaching hard drive.

Lift out hard drive.

Disconnect remaining cables.

Look for custom add-ons to the motherboard.

Discard motherboard into appropriate recycle bin.

Remove power supply.

Separate and dispose of all components properly.

Back to Mac disassembly instructions.

Back to the Mac Station.