[rescue] Fixed LCD's?

hike mh1272 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 13:07:51 CST 2014

bbadcaps.net" is not a training site for my and others learning style.
 Training carries the denotation of bhands onb experiencebbdoingb as
as bhearingb and bseeing".  I didnbt find any training that would help
(and my learning style).  If I recall, another responder mentioned another
website and it was the same.

I need a person or a place with a course where I can see.

The bottom line is that one size does not fit all.  Other websites like b
badcaps.netb in my area of expertise are helpful but not in a new area by

I will continue searching for a person or place in my area.  If anyone has
recommendations for less expensive equipment, I would appreciate it.  But
being a novice, specific recommendations are needed.  Thanks

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 8:13 PM, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au>wrote:

> On 18/02/14 4:57 PM, hike wrote:
>> So and based on the information in the thread, it takes at least $300 of
>> equipment/stuff to de-solder a failed cap and resolver a new cap.  This is
>> in addition to learning to solder well enough to tackle this process.  So,
>> hereb s another reason people chuck failed LCDs in the binb the high cost
>> of
>> entry to be able to do repairs.  I would think that I would have to sell
>> 10
>> repaired monitors to cover the cost of equipment/supplies.
>> The second set of suggested equipment with supplies would be at least $800
>> and that would make the break even point even further out.
>> So while some lament the fact of failed hardware being thrown out, it
>> really is a good choice just to take to the recycle and buy a new one at
>> the store/eBay/Craigslist/NewEgg.  (For us, there is a recycle place at
>> the
>> dump where we take our garbage.  No extra gas needed.)
>> The biggest issues for me personally are (1) finding someone or some place
>> to train me how to do this process
> http://badcaps.net
> Replace bulging/leaking capacitors.
> There, you're trained. That site will also teach you to make other simple
> repairs, like the 18 cent resistor that I mentioned which restored a 24"
> Samsung. Search on the model numbers and board numbers.
> The hardest part of the process is *opening* the damn things.
> > and (2) how to find $300 in my already
> Doesn't cost $300. You can do this with a soldering iron and a brain.
>  tight budget.  A minor issue is finding a supplier of failed LCDs.  There
>> are several businesses that I could contact close to me.
> That should be the easy part. Any dealer in used computer parts will be
> aware of this problem of "mysteriously dead LCDs" -- usually aged 3-5 years
> or "just outside warranty".
> Your hit rate should be something like 90% from my experience.
> --Toby
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