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42s repair..
Message #1 Posted by uhmgawa on 9 Oct 2011, 4:25 p.m.

I have a 42s kicking around which needed some attention. As I received it the display was defunct apparently due to decompressed, contaminated, or defective zebra connectors. I took some jpegs during the repair process which I thought may be of interest/use to others so I've located them here.

I've before called the 42s "repair hostile" however I now believe the mechanical design deliberately intends to torment. For as much as folks (justifiably) gripe about the DOA rate of the 15C le, given the overall design, provision of using 9 screws to reattach the PCB, standard OTS snap domes, and a conventional sam7l in a lqfp, I'd be hard pressed to find a more maintenance and experimentation-friendly design.

Re: 42s repair..
Message #2 Posted by Jaime Morales on 10 Oct 2011, 12:52 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by uhmgawa

Thanks for sharing!

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