IPad 5 not turning on repair

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IPad 5 not turning on repair
Device IPad 5
Affects part(s) motherboard
Needs equipment microscope, soldering equipment
Difficulty ◉◉◉◌ Hard
Type Soldering

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Problem description

Fixing an issue where the iPad does not power on.

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  • Device shows no signs of life.
  • May pull between 0 and 0.6 amps from the charger


If the device pulls zero amps from the charger this is commonly caused by a bad Tristar chip.

A short circuit on VCC_Main can also prevent the iPad from turning on.