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by sachz
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 11763

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

Much better. Thanks Helder. :)
by sachz
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 11763

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

Agreed on the DIY. Even though you guys do most of the work and make things really easy, it gets us to feel like we're accomplishing something really neat. The designs and ideas for all these projects are amazing - not to mention the amount of effort and support you put into helping others. That's w...
by sachz
Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 11763

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

Socket latch broken as per my first comment. [edit for clarity] The taping* looks similar to the image on page one of this topic. Posting pictures won't accomplish anything. I'll just wait until a better option or replacement screens are in stock. I mean, your desire to help is appreciated, but it's...
by sachz
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 11763

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

It didn't do anything - no backlight, no video, nada. The pins were facing downward. That was made clear given the pin number markings and that it would sit really weird in the tin if it flipped. I metered the voltages and the it was clear the pi was reading the card. It was just the display that wa...
by sachz
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 11763

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

After reading all the forum posts, taping / re-taping, trimming, and re-checking all the solder points, the screen remains black with no response. Messed with it so much the clip on the connector snapped off. Tired and frustrated, I'll be ordering a second one and try again. *sigh*