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Will iFixit be selling the tristar tester that Jessa is promoting

jessa  @jessabethany at iPad Rehab has come up with a tremendous tool that every repairer of iPhones and iPads needs, a tristar tester. Will iFixit be selling this tool?

Will it tells us anything on Mac laptops?

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I believe Tristar tester is a great tool for high traffic shops where its diagnostic speed pays off quickly its cost by saving the time to open up the iPhone for basic testing. As a repairer I haven’t really felt the need to buy one. In Macs I believe the closer we get to part of Tristar functions is the SMC, which is by far more advanced and supervises a greater number of functions and tasks though. I’m not aware of any tool that would be able to determine the SMC condition by plugging it into the Magsafe or Usb-C port, but it would undoubtedly be a precious resource for diagnostics.

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Wouldn't a SMC tester be a great boon to the Mac repairers. Maybe the iFixit team could get one built. I'd buy it in a heartbeat! @kyle


@arbaman Prices vary wildly on this product so your really need to shop.


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