The A1342 will take up to 16 GB of RAM, however, there are only two RAM slots, so use two 8-GB RAM modules. Other World Computing (OWC) is a great reference source for info on exactly which RAM to use with which model; prices are usually much better on EBay though. Add an SSD from OWC and your machine will really scream!
I hope that helps!
Good suggestions! Thanks! For keeping track of screws I tape the screws down on my work surface close to the location where they came from (if I'm working on a laptop, I just tape the screws to the case or shield close to where the screws go). That way there's no spilling the screws, no need to refer to the drawing to see which screw goes where, and no chance for confusion. I hope that's helpful!
Is sound coming out when you hook up earphones? If so, and there's no sound from the speakers, then I'd suggest that you take another close look at the speaker wires. I hope that helps!
Just reboot, the white screen is normal the first time the iPod is turned on. Don't know about the lines and colored spot though!
* Prior to final installation of the screen assembly, verify that the WiFi antenna is still connected underneath the upper left corner of the logic board. (If it came undone your WiFi won't work!)
* Don't forget to transfer the bracket at the top old screen to the top of the new screen!
There's a round mark on the screen that lines up with the hole in the bracket.
I was able to reuse the adhesive that was already on the bracket. After placing the bracket in place on the new screen, heat the bracket with a heat gun to re-flow the adhesive.
* iFixit, would you please add a photo showing where the adhesive in your adhesive kit is supposed to go?
* The suggestion above to test the iPod prior to final assembly of the screen is a wise one!