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#268260 9-Mar-2020 10:31
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iPad pro 9.7" (2017) 256gb model seems to have a serious issue -- cannot boot. 

 

Itunes sees it, offers 'restore' option, but, ipad boots with apple logo, restore progress bar appears on the ipad screen, but then the ipad just reboots. 

 

Doesn't seem recoverable, tried the headphone trick (works in some cases) but no go. 

 

Apple ask for $699 to replace this as an out of warranty repair.  Worth it? Or, just buy a new one? 

 

I'm not sure I can ask for a CGA repair, because the screen is cracked and they might say that is the problem (although, the crack happened some time ago, and this new problem just occurred last week). 

 

 

 

 


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  #2434859 9-Mar-2020 10:40
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Well, brand new the similar Ipad Pro sells for about $1200 at PB Tech...

 

https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/TABAPP9325611/Apple-iPad-Pro-105-256GB-WiFi---Space-Grey-Clearan (I think this is similar to the unit you have).

 

Personally, I would buy new.... 


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  #2434860 9-Mar-2020 10:44
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no sell it as is where is





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  #2434937 9-Mar-2020 11:48
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$699 for a 9.7 seems too much, as they have moved on from that to the 11" via a 10.5". 

 

 

 

I have a 9.7" Pro myself and understand that they are great to use, but if I was paying $700 it wouldn't be for what I have, it'd be for a newer model, I think. 

 

 

 

 





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  #2434942 9-Mar-2020 11:56
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Presume you've tried DFU mode?




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  #2434972 9-Mar-2020 12:35
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alsta:

 

Presume you've tried DFU mode?

 

 

Yes, the progress bar appears on the ipad, but, then ipad just reboots. From what I can tell, it sounds like a faulty nand chip. 

 

 

 

$699 seems to be about the price you can buy these on trademe....i might just buy the new ipad, and sell mine as is. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #2435042 9-Mar-2020 14:30
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that's what i'd do. the more you invest into it the more it's going to cost you.





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  #2435113 9-Mar-2020 15:59
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Have a look at Louis Rossmann's channel on Youtube, if you haven't seen it already.  He runs an Apple repair shop

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2435362 9-Mar-2020 20:05
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$1099 will get you a new iPad Air wifi that has the 10.5" screen and is compatible with the same pencil you could use with your old Pro. That is the cheapest new iPad that meets your current storage. If you can do without the storage then the 10.2" iPad wifi with 128GB is only $779.






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  #2435364 9-Mar-2020 20:22
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hang on - the new ipad air uses the old pencil? the new ipad pro cannot use the old pencil?





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  #2435365 9-Mar-2020 20:29
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Batman:

 

hang on - the new ipad air uses the old pencil? the new ipad pro cannot use the old pencil?

 

 

Correct on both counts. The new iPad Pros have USB C so you cannot pair the v1 pencil with them. The new non-Pro iPads have lightning ports and so are compatible.






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  #2435374 9-Mar-2020 20:50
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but charging aside, will the old pencil work?





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  #2435389 9-Mar-2020 21:28
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No. IIRC you need to plug it into the iPad to pair it and that cannot be done.






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  #2435440 10-Mar-2020 08:08
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Brumfondl:

 

No. IIRC you need to plug it into the iPad to pair it and that cannot be done.

 

 

Correct - The V1 Pencil is only compatible with the original line-up and 2nd gen iPad Pro's plus the iPad Air 10.5. 

 

The new V2 Pencil doesn't have a cap/plug - it pairs and charges through contact on the top edge of the iPad when in Landscape orientation





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