MacBook LCD Screen Compatibility

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EEE codes

To determine the original model of a screen use the EEE code. Look for this code under the 2D barcode on LVDS or right beside it.

An EEE code is a model number for the screen. Some model numbers are officially interchangable, some are not. Some work or work partially regardless.

MacBook Air

2010-2017 Airs have compatible LCDs 11 and 13 inch can be swapped for testing purposes.
2013-2017 Airs are fully compatible.
2010-2011 11" Airs have a shorter WiFi cable. 2012 is usable on 2010-2012.
2018-2020 13" Airs are fully compatible. (A1932-A2179)

Macbook Air EEE codes:

MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) DN4R, DR2J, DYF4, F443, F444

MacBook Pro

13"

2009-2010 are fully compatible
2009-2012 LCDs are compatible
2011-2012 are fully compatible, but the connector is slightly different and needs to be forced in or replaced.

15"

L2008-E2009 are fully compatible. They have a different LCD that is not compatible with the later models.
M2009-2012 LCDs are compatible
TBT M2009 and 2010
2011-2012 are fully compatible, but the connector is slightly different and needs to be forced in or replaced.

MacBook Pro Retina

All Retina screen cable with hinge are compatible.
For testing 13 and 15 inch screens of the same generation are compatible
2012-E2013 are fully compatible
2012-2014 have a compatible LCD but not camera connector
L2013-2014 are fully compatible
2015 is unique

Macbook Pro Retina EEE codes:

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) FD46, FF0H, FF0J, FF0K, FF14, FFJ4, FGFY, FGG0, FY1C, FY1F, FY1G, FY1H
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2015) FW3D, FW3F, FW3G, FW3H, G1FQ, G1FR, G1FT, G1FV
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) FD4N, FF0N, FF0P, FF0Q, FF20, FFG2, FFJ5, FFJ6, FY94, FY95, FY96, FY97
MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) FWKN, FWKP, FWKQ, FWKR, GCQ0, GCQ1, GCQ2, GCQ3

MacBook Retina

2015-2017 are all compatible, with the exception of the sleep sensor. The 2015 has a single magnet for the sleep sensor while the 2016-2017 has two. Sleep and wake functionality could have issues but is untested.

Macbook Retina EEE codes:

MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2015) FNQ5, FNQ6, FW19, FW1C, GP5H, GP5J
MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2016) GP5H,GP5J,GP5K,GP5L
MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) GP5H, GP5J


MacBook Pro USB C

2016-2017 TB and Fn key MacBook Pro screens are compatible.

Macbook Pro USB C EEE codes:

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, 2017, 2TBT) GJTF, GJTG, H19V, H19W, HG9J, HG9K, HG9L, HG9M, HKFD, HLG7, J6N2, J6N3, KVG1, KVG2
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, 2016, 2TBT) GJTF, GJTG, H19V, H19W, H9T5, H9T6, HG9J, HG9K, HG9L, HG9M, J6N2, J6N3
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, 2017, 4TBT) GJTF, GJTG, H19V, H19W, HG9J, HG9K, HG9L, HG9M, HKFD, HLG7, J6N2, J6N3, KVG1, KVG2
MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, 2016, 4TBT) GJTF, GJTG, H19V, H19W, HG9J, HG9K, HG9L, HG9M, HKFD, HLG7, J6N2, J6N3, KVG1, KVG2


Connectors

2009-2011 MacBook Pro 13" LVDS/iDP connectors are compatible. They will work with a 2012 display but need to be forced
L2008-2011 MacBook Pro 15" and 17" LVDS/iDP connectors are compatible. They will work with a 2012 display but need to be forced

The following use the same connector (can be purchased here):
2010-2017 MacBook Airs, both 11" and 13"
2012-2015 MacBook Pro, both 13" and 15" including the non Retina models
iPad 2