Track Your Repair
Enter the GSX number that was provided to you by PowerMax during your repair to see how it progressing on Apple’s Support site. You will need to enter your Apple ID and password to access this service – please be sure to have these on hand.
Rates for carry in out-of-warranty repairs, upgrades and callouts.
PowerMax now requires an upfront diagnostic fee on all out of warranty devices, including iOS, please see service rates below. Contact us with the serial number of your device for warranty eligibility.
Effective 1st July 2018
iOS Service Rates
|iOS Battery Fitting Service||Fitting battery to iPhone SE or higher (In addition to battery cost of $39)||$10|
|iOS Restore Service||Restore device to latest iOS version||$25|
|iOS Backup Restore Service||Backup all available data on device, if possible, and copy back to device, computer or flash drive after restore||$55|
|iOS Data Transfer Service||Backup all available data on device, if possible, and copy back to different device||$55|
|iOS Diagnosis Service||Diagnostics testing and inspection of device||$55|
|iOS Device Hardware Service||Fitting supplied parts to iOS device||$55|
|iOS Data Recovery Service||Attempt to recover data from iOS device, including fitting parts||$150|
MacOS Service Rates
|Mac Minimum Service||Reset password and test working, etc||$77|
|Mac Diagnosis Service||All computers Out Of Warranty, Hardware diagnosis. Waived if other hardware service is added.||$77|
|Mac Standard Service - Tier 1||Install OS, Grease and Oil, Software service||$99|
|Mac Standard Service - Tier 2||Extended software service||$120|
|Mac Fitting Service - Hard Drive No Data||Install Hard drive and OS||$120|
|Mac Fitting Service - Hard Drive and Data Transfer||Install Hard Drive and OS and migrate user data and applications||$160|
|Mac Fitting Service - Tier 1||Install other part, eg. board||$120|
|Mac Fitting Service - Tier 2||Install other part, eg. top case or rear housing||$160|
|Mac Data Recovery Service||In house Data Recovery attempt (no guarantee), additional to fitting service||$150|
Priority Service Rate
|Priority Service||Available during peak periods of the year and in the case of urgent repairs for an upfront charge. This is in addition to the cost of repair.||$120|
Technical Report Service Rate
|Tech Report Service||Preparation of technical report for insurance, etc||$77|
Callout Service Rates
|Callout Service||On site networking or troubleshooting services at customers' premises||$120|
|Travel Time||Travel time to and from customers' premises in conjunction with Callout Service||$10 per 10 minutes|
One-on-One Service Rates
|One-on-one 30||Half hour tutorial||$50|
|One-on-one 60||Hour tutorial||$88|
|Travel Time||Travel time to and from customers' premises in conjunction with One-on-one Service||$10 per 10 minutes|
Service for Mac
Mac Service and Support
We offer support, repair and upgrades to all Apple Macintosh computers up to 7 years old.
Apple Authorised Service Provider
PowerMax has a fully equipped workshop for repairing Apple computers. Our experienced Apple Certified Macintosh Technicians can perform warranty repairs on most Apple products.
Talk with our friendly, knowledgable team about your needs, hopes and wishes for your new technology. Stop into the shop or book a time. Just send us an email. We take delight in helping our customers choose the best products. Take advantage of our specialist knowledge and experience!
To boot, we offer our customers a free tuition or service (for one hour) with every new Mac. You can use this to have a one-on-one Mac OS X introductory lesson, or a data transfer.
Got a quick question you think we can help with? Email us and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. For more involved things you’d like help with, book in for a one on one lesson/support session. $50 for half an hour, $88 for a full hour of assistance with everything from setting up your email to how to get the most from your new iPod or iPhone.
Bring us your unwell Mac, in or out of warranty, and we’ll diagnose it for you and prepare you a quote of the repair cost. As well as access to new parts directly from Apple, we also have an extensive collection of recycled parts.
Please Note: Hardware diagnosis may incur a $77 fee for computers out of warranty.
We pride ourselves on our repair quality and also speed of turn around, so that you have your computer back sooner. All repairs, in or out of warranty, are covered by a 90 day (repeat service) warranty.
Ask about our Grease and Oil change service for your Mac, where we:
- Check the health of your hard drive
- Apply all available Apple software updates
- Clean the fans and casing of your Mac
We recommend this service for all Macs once every 12 to 18 months. It costs $99 and it can often be completed the same day.
iPhone, iPad and iPod
We can exchange faulty iPods and iPads that are covered by AppleCare+. The warranty can be extended to 2 years when the device is purchased with AppleCare+, or when registered by AppleCare Support over the phone or online, email us for prices for your model.
Broken screen and still in warranty? To ask us for a quote on a replacement device email us the serial number, or drop it into our store.
Did you know, you can exchange an out of warranty iPod or iPad (in good condition, but no longer working) for the same model device at approximately 70% of the new cost?
We can also restore the software on an iOS device for $25, or do it your self following these instructions.
We have Apple qualified technicians available to come to your home, business or school. Call or email to book some on-site help. The cost is $120 per hour, plus $10 per 10 mins travel time.
Service for iPhone
iPhone hardware issues that are covered by an Apple warranty are serviced for you free of charge. Please note that not all issues (such as issues with software, configuration or user damage) are covered under Apple’s warranty, and in such cases, you may be charged a fee. For information on what is covered by Apple’s warranty, please see their warranty information by clicking here.
In some cases we are able to facilitate an in-store repair, for others the device may need to be sent to the Apple Repair Centre, located in Sydney. This process can take 5-7 business days. Depending on the warranty coverage and the issue with your iPhone, a loan phone may be available in the meantime. For more information on the loan phone program or for availability, please contact us.
Find My iPhone
Before submitting your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch for service, Find My iPhone and iCloud must be removed from the device before any service can be performed.
Find My iPhone is a security feature which allows you to track your device if it is lost or stolen. When Find My iPhone activated, someone needs your Apple ID and password to erase, reactivate or use your device.
If Find My iPhone is disabled, your device can no longer be located, placed in Lost Mode, or remotely erased using icloud.com/find or the Find My iPhone iOS app.
Apple provides instructions on how to remove your device from Find My iPhone.
It is strongly recommended that you maintain regular backups of your iPhone to iCloud or to a computer running iTunes.
Before submitting your device in for service, please ensure your backups are complete and up to date.
In the event that you are unable to backup your iPhone, we do offer a backup and restore service for $55, assuming that your data is accessible at drop off.
Apple provides instructions on how to back up your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
As an Apple Authorised Service Provider, PowerMax Computers are able to facilitate the repair of an Apple device with display damage, to Apple’s iPhone Repair Centre in Sydney. Repairs can take up to 5-7 working days to complete and the service is covered under Apple’s Repeat Service Warranty for a further 2 years.
iPhone Display Repair Pricing
|Model||With AppleCare+||Without AppleCare+|
|iPhone XS Max||$45||$559|
|iPhone XS, iPhone X||$45||$499|
|iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus||$45||$309|
|iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus||$45||$289|
|iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5||$45||$259|
Out of Warranty iPhone Replacement
Damaged or out of warranty iPhones are still serviceable under Apple’s out of warranty replacement policy. Devices can be exchanged for an identical model of the device for an exchange cost. This service is subject to an inspection by our technicians.
iPhone Out Of Warranty Replacement Pricing
|Model||With AppleCare+||Without AppleCare+|
|iPhone XS Max||$149||$969|
|iPhone XS, iPhone X||$149||$899|
|iPhone 8 Plus||$149||$659|
|iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus||$149||$589|
|iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6 Plus||$149||$559|
|iPhone 6s, iPhone 6||$149||$509|
|iPhone SE, iPhone 5s,|
iPhone 5c, iPhone 5
AppleCare+ can be purchased and registered through Powermax Computers at the time of purchase or within the first 60 days of purchase from Apple Support.
AppleCare+ for Mac
AppleCare+ for Mac provides up to three (3) years to technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including two (2) incidents of accidental damage. Each incident is subject to service fees of $149 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $429 for other damages. AppleCare+ also gives 24/7 support coverage through Apple Support via telephone or online chat.
|MacBook Pro 15-inch||$449|
|MacBook Pro 13-inch||$329|
|MacBook 12-inch/MacBook Air||$299|
|iMac/ iMac Pro||$199|
AppleCare+ for iPhone
AppleCare+ for iPhone provides a total of two (2) years of technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including up to two (2) incidents of accidental damage coverage. Each instance is subject to service fees of $45 for screen damage, or $149 for other damages. AppleCare+ also gives 24/7 support coverage through Apple Support via telephone or online chat.
|iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max||$299|
|iPhone XR, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7 Plus||$229|
|iPhone 8, iPhone 7||$189|
AppleCare+ for iPad
AppleCare+ for iPad provides a total of two (2) years of technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including up to two (2) incidents of accidental damage coverage. Each instance is subject to service fees of $65 for damages. AppleCare+ also gives 24/7 support coverage through Apple Support via telephone or online chat.
|iPad & iPad Mini||$99|
AppleCare+ for iPod
AppleCare+ for iPod provides a total of two (2) years of technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including up to two (2) incidents of accidental damage coverage. Each instance is subject to service fees of $45 for damages. AppleCare+ also gives 24/7 support coverage through Apple Support via telephone or online chat.
AppleCare+ for Apple Watch
AppleCare+ for Apple Watch and Apple Watch Nike+ provides a total of two (2) years of technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including up to two (2) incidents of accidental damage coverage. Each instance is subject to service fees of $99 for damages. AppleCare+ also gives 24/7 support coverage through Apple Support via telephone or online chat.
|Apple Watch & Apple Watch Nike+||$79|