Pandora repair question


rohezal

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Hi,

my Pandora screen gets black at certain opening angles. The number of "black" angles keep increasing. I think the lcd cable is broken. Are there lcd cables for repair in stock at dragonbox?  If there are cables, I would like to send it in (and pay for a new cable if it is required).
 
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With dying cable usually you get the purple tint, so maybe in your case it's just improperly inserted into the main board?
 
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It's not always the same trace that fails, so it's likely he also got an LCD Cable problem, but yes, better doublecheck it's nothing else :)
 

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try taking out the lcd connector and re-connecting it. (id run a warm soldering iron over the contacts to rectify the problem. hey, if it works for the gameboy :p )
 

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Sended it yesterday to ed. I will go on south america journey at 18mai, I hope it will arrive before I start it.
 

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(id run a warm soldering iron over the contacts to rectify the problem. hey, if it works for the gameboy :p )
Be very careful thinking like that.  I would NOT recommend treating a Pandora like a Game Boy. (Doing that to a GB is not a 100% fix, and I have destroyed at least 1 display cable connection by doing this as it got worse and worse every time I ran the soldering iron over it...plus I don't know if the composition of the cables is similar, and you could just end up melting the Pandora cable.)

Sended it yesterday to ed. I will go on south america journey at 18mai, I hope it will arrive before I start it.
Good luck and have fun.  What country do you live in?
 

rohezal

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Germany, so it could be a good chance it will be done. But I forgot to put some money in for the repair, will transfer it via bank transfer.
 

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Lucky you.  I keep blowing off sending mine because it has to cross the ocean twice, and this always seems to take forever.
 

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I will be in mexico in 2 weeks, so if you live in mexico i can take yours with me :p
 

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I always have a few ones here and also received 10 of the new samples, so I can fix any Pandora that*s being sent to me.
 

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Sorry for asking this often, but did my Pandora arrive (Silver one with a black battery cover)? I will travel to Mexico in one week and would love to play Pandora on the flight.
 
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rohezal

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ED repaired it very fast and sended it via overnight express. Thank you man :) .
 

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ED repaired it very fast and sended it via overnight express. Thank you man :) .
He did the same for me. Did not think he would have time to repair so quickly! Scheduled delivery is tomorrow so I will have it for my trip. It is pretty easy to see why we all appreciate ED so much and will trust him with the Pyra project/preorder.

EDIT: Never mind about delivery tomorrow. UPS says it was delivered today!
 
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As of July 6, it looks like LCD cables are out of stock again. Is this true? Are more coming in? I'm getting that purple tint feeling again...
 
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