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by arbinshire
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 12462

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

Helder wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:26 am
Send it back to me as long as it's not damaged beyond what you're telling me I can swap it for another and I'll fix it for one of my builds.
Thanks for the offer, but I was able to rework it using copper tape and some deft soldering. Those ribbon cables are incredibly delicate.
by arbinshire
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 12462

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

In any event, I tried the tape method and cut equal parts from both ribbon sides so that it would fit in the socket. I suspect I had a problem which was proven true. The traces lifted up from the ribbon despite being über gentle. Know of any other place that I can order these displays from?
by arbinshire
Sat Jul 15, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 12462

Re: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

Thanks for the responses. I appreciate the ease of use by which information is readily available and organized. Truly, everything is easy to find for one who doesn't spend significant time on the forums and hasn't searched through multiple threads ripe with thread drift. Lesson learned. Expect to sp...
by arbinshire
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 12462

Re: Bad Display Cables

I also just realized the ribbon cable is too wide for the ribbon connector by about a half a millimeter.
by arbinshire
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Support (mintyPi)
Topic: Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon
Replies: 45
Views: 12462

Bad Display Cables/ LCD Ribbon

I ordered two complete kits with displays. Everything looks great except for the display cables. On both of mine, the copper looks like its delaminating. I can push everything flat and be incredibly gentle, but when I try to attach the cable, only half will solidly insert and lock, while the other h...
by arbinshire
Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Archived/Completed Sales
Topic: [For Sale] GBZ All In One PCB (Pre Orders V2)Sold Out!
Replies: 661
Views: 252717

Re: [For Sale] GBZ All In One PCB (Pre Orders)

And purchased two.

Danke!
by arbinshire
Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: Archived/Completed Sales
Topic: [For Sale] GBZ All In One PCB (Pre Orders V2)Sold Out!
Replies: 661
Views: 252717

Re: [For Sale] GBZ All In One PCB (Pre Orders)

I'm in for 3 when these are available again.