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08 November 2007 @ 10:49 am
Ipod RIP  
My attempt to repair my broken ipod utterly failed. Since according to apple it couldn't be repaired anyways I didn't exactly do any more damage, but I'm still a bit upset about it. I'm pretty attached to my electronic toys ;-) The whole repair attempt seriously cut into my writing time, not that I'm so sure anymore as to where my story is actually going. Nowhere - that's my predominant theory at the moment.
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Purpleyin/Hans: caremissyvortexdv on November 8th, 2007 10:05 pm (UTC)
what was up with it and what did you try to do?
Illman: WaT - shoot meillman on November 9th, 2007 07:17 am (UTC)
The LCD cracked (not the casing though), causing crystals/liquid stuff to leak out. I managed to find a on-line store that carries replacement LCDs for ipods and since I managed to put a new LCD into my beloved laptop a few months, I thought get a take-apart manual and give it a try. I could have had it repaired at the shop were I bought the new LCD, but that would have been rather expensive give that my ipod is pretty old already. I managed to take it apart alright and replace the LCD, but a some ribbon cable connection clip came apart when I tried to put to back together again :-(
Purpleyin/Hans: dustmissyvortexdv on November 21st, 2007 12:47 pm (UTC)
Ah shame but understandable since those ribbons are tricky, easy to break.