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Replacement LCD for 20

I am looking for a replacement LCD panel for a 20" iMac (model MA589LL). My iMac has a cracked screen not covered by warranty. The Apple Part number is 661-3881. The manufacturer's part number is LG Philips LM201W01-SLA3. I have not been able to find a supplier of these panels outside of Apple repair facilities, who want between $750-900. It just doesn't make sense, when I can purchase a brand new Apple 20" Cinema Display for ~$500. I have been told that the cinema display panel and the iMac panel aren't the same, but it just seems really high. There are apparently distributors that have this panel, but they won't sell to consumers. Anyone know where I can get a replacement panel for a reasonable cost?

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You might try http://www.preowned.com/
Right now it says to call to see if they have the part. They are probably not going to be any cheaper, but it's worth a shot.

Other than that keep looking on eBay.

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