Fixing the Unfixable iMac Pro with Louis Rossmann!

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  • Published: 29 July 2018
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    It couldn’t end any other way than this. Louis Rossmann is here to FINALLY attempt a repair of our iMac Pro – But will it actually work?

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Comments • 16 609

  • Robert Geiss
    Robert Geiss  6 hours back

    anyone going to comment on the fact that he never actually puts the screen back on?

    • Anudeep Mayura
      Anudeep Mayura  8 hours back

      So much difficulty in repairing this 5k $ shit ... Jesus... 100$ item we can understand cuz it would be inefficient.. But this is just stupid.. Why do people even keep buying apple products?

      • TechFan
        TechFan  15 hours back

        We could use more Rossman Group in these vids.

        • Aaron Anderson
          Aaron Anderson  16 hours back

          Louis: “I hate Apple” Other guy: “I WANT to like Apple!”

          • Marko Vukovic
            Marko Vukovic  16 hours back

            these guys never seem to worry about static

            • Jippy
              Jippy  18 hours back

              Do I see a crowbar on the wall? I bet that’s Louis’ tool of choice for repairing Apple stores.

              • I like atheism
                I like atheism  23 hours back

                What a shitty design

                • Nick Chinn
                  Nick Chinn  23 hours back

                  This is why i hate Apple with a passion. BS like this.

                  • Sean OFarrell
                    Sean OFarrell  23 hours back

                    ..just gotta love Loius's sarcasm..and that restrained expression indicating he wants to punch Apple out..

                    • HairoftheDog
                      HairoftheDog  1 days back

                      I think they get along great. A lot of people in the comments assuming they hate each other. Which is a stupid assumption. I think they're a cool team.

                      • p3rsian123
                        p3rsian123  1 days back

                        So how many extra parts u have left over after putting it together

                        • Muhammad Tayyab
                          Muhammad Tayyab  1 days back

                          When you talk about apple products plz don’t bring the element of sense into it....🙏

                          • Bob Lewis
                            Bob Lewis  2 days back

                            Oh! Louis! Apple? Wanting kit to last? Which is why they don't want you to open the sucker! ... Right?

                            Im just glad I've seen plenty of your repair vids and know that you're just taking the Pee! LOL

                            • Salt and Vinegar
                              Salt and Vinegar  2 days back

                              if apple was a hospital, you would get your whole arm replaced if you broke your finger

                              • STEVEWONDA1976
                                STEVEWONDA1976  2 days back

                                I bought an older iMac 27" from a garage sale that wouldn't power on. It was kind of grimy and had stickers all over it. I think the owner was asking $100 and I offered him $20 or $30 and he said yes. I figured I'd take a chance at fixing it or just resell it online for much more as is. The owner said his daughter started using it after he upgraded to a newer iMac and she knocked it over a few times before it stopped working. He also said that his daughter was in to some really weird stuff so I should destroy the hard drive as soon as I take it apart, I said "Sure, you got it sir". As I drove home I was so excited to see what was on this hard drive. He didn't give me a power cable for it so I got one when I got home and plugged it in and it powered right up. The pictures and videos I found on that thing were almost enough to make me hang myself. There was a video of a chick eating chili out of a another woman's hoo-haa while she passed gas savagely. There were still images of someones insides while the camera was still inside of them. Have you ever seen what it's like when someone drops a large chocolate frosted strawberry cake with cool-whip off off a 3rd floor roof onto a mail box? Well I hadn't either, until I came across that set of pics of some ones face after some freaky shit occurred. No more iMacs or Apple products for me. I returned the iMac to the guy and said it works just fine, I said keep the money I gave you.

                                • zeBrowni
                                  zeBrowni  2 days back

                                  Frickin nErDs

                                  • Henrik John
                                    Henrik John  2 days back

                                    am i the only one thinking a fuse should be somewhere between the power supply and the motherboard?

                                    • MarekKC
                                      MarekKC  2 days back

                                      How dare you repair your property....

                                      • stoatythesecond888
                                        stoatythesecond888  3 days back

                                        This is a hilarious combination, Linus bounces around like an excited child at Christmas with a new computer and loves Apple. Louis is dry, gets excited over very little, oozes sarcasm, hates Apple and just looks puzzled why he's even there.

                                        • poplicker4
                                          poplicker4  3 days back

                                          Really wish Linus had his knowledge but with Louis’ personality lmao, or really any other one besides his cringe self

                                          • Sum FatGï
                                            Sum FatGï  3 days back

                                            iMac g4 PSU was relatively exposed.

                                            • Valentino M
                                              Valentino M  3 days back

                                              that power supply unit is appaling. I haven't worked on an iMac for a while, but as far as I remember even the older models (2012-2014) had NO shields!! Apple truly doesn't deserve its success

                                              • Skeleton Dude
                                                Skeleton Dude  3 days back

                                                This reminds me of that crossover episode of Fairly Odd Parents and Jimmy Neutron

                                                • Rose Child
                                                  Rose Child  3 days back

                                                  F a n s p i n

                                                  • Lee R
                                                    Lee R  3 days back

                                                    Apple are criminals. They're just shameless in absolutely everything they do.

                                                    • SheenLantern
                                                      SheenLantern  4 days back

                                                      Great video guys but holy hell you two have NO on-screen chemistry together lol

                                                      • Seph !
                                                        Seph !  4 days back

                                                        FUCK APPLE

                                                        • Cooliotopnotch
                                                          Cooliotopnotch  4 days back

                                                          Love Louis

                                                          • No Fun Intended
                                                            No Fun Intended  4 days back

                                                            My wallet wasn’t designed to be opened.

                                                            • Lenny F
                                                              Lenny F  4 days back

                                                              17:00 Sorry to say but you're definitely mistaken. If you were to buy all the individual parts for any 2020 automobile, you would likely pay three times the cost of buying it at a dealer fully assembled.

                                                              • Jordan Lewis
                                                                Jordan Lewis  4 days back

                                                                No you wouldn't. Only if you purchased it from a dealer, dealer part mark ups are infamous. You simply don't know what you are talking about.

                                                            • JustGamingBOT
                                                              JustGamingBOT  5 days back

                                                              The repeated shit giving from Louis to Apple is the most amazing thing ever

                                                              • ThatMacGuy
                                                                ThatMacGuy  5 days back

                                                                Everyone knows that the only reason apple doesn't sell any parts separate is because MONEY.

                                                                • RWL2012
                                                                  RWL2012  5 days back

                                                                  Nice to see these two back together! It's "that guy from the oven baked GPU video" lol

                                                                  • Richie Liv
                                                                    Richie Liv  5 days back

                                                                    I love Louis.

                                                                    • Jay Zim
                                                                      Jay Zim  5 days back

                                                                      e-waste, oh wait, iWaste 😁

                                                                      • Brian
                                                                        Brian  5 days back

                                                                        So exhilarating to see these IT geniuses in action!

                                                                        • Ricardo Santos
                                                                          Ricardo Santos  5 days back

                                                                          Best anime crossover. Part 2.

                                                                          • magnusx2blue
                                                                            magnusx2blue  6 days back

                                                                            Fuck apple

                                                                            • Sacerio79
                                                                              Sacerio79  6 days back

                                                                              Bad ass Rossman.

                                                                              • LL Smith
                                                                                LL Smith  6 days back

                                                                                ur safe bruh. I'd let louis scope my knee after watching a 2 minute how-to

                                                                                • Sticky59
                                                                                  Sticky59  6 days back

                                                                                  Apple sucks the life out of your phone or laptop....then it sucks the cash out of you.

                                                                                  • Dudung Solihin
                                                                                    Dudung Solihin  6 days back

                                                                                    Not purchasing apple product... Is a Step To Keep Humanity Exist

                                                                                    • Kailen Bittner
                                                                                      Kailen Bittner  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Replace every time they thank apple with, “capitalism”.

                                                                                      • TheSilentsama
                                                                                        TheSilentsama  1 weeks back

                                                                                        When u show ur uninterested friend ur new iMac lol.

                                                                                        • Tn Inventor
                                                                                          Tn Inventor  1 weeks back

                                                                                          FAN spin

                                                                                          • Heimdall
                                                                                            Heimdall  1 weeks back

                                                                                            You should not be fixing the unfixable. You should not buy it in the first place... Speaking of Apple, Microsoft is making Macbook Pro 15 clone with Magsafe connector and USB-A. Jeez, What happened to our world.

                                                                                            • Gee Trieste
                                                                                              Gee Trieste  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Roger Rabbit, and Blinky.

                                                                                              • Daryl Quesnel
                                                                                                Daryl Quesnel  1 weeks back

                                                                                                im a grower, samsung leds,samsung led and cree are best leds for growing,thee best,so interested how samsung pc parts quality,if its same quality as there led grow lights,there h series led is blowing away a 1000watt hps hid system,and the h series 550watts is only half the power,at 2x the umoles ,hps is 1.3 umoles,h series led is 2.8 umoles at half the watts,thats just epic