Re: [NTLK] Harrys newtons

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Fri Jun 28 2002 - 23:52:54 EDT

on 28/06/02 18:54, Christopher Frazier at wrote:

>> the majority of them had severe alignment problems.
> Since I'm purchasing one of these to upgrade my 2000 to a 2100, I'm
> obviously interested in the problems people experienced. I assume that
> the problem was a screen issue and not a motherboard issue. Am I
> correct? Thanks for any comments on this. Obviously, I'd like to help
> Harry and myself, but I want to know what I'm walking into.

From what I've read here, it's the contacts between the screen and the
motherboard that become dirty. Those contacts are not soldered but are
accomplished by sheer pressure of the screen onto some part of the
motherboard. So, I would say that neither the screen nor the motherboard are
in fault, but the connection between them.

Ed Kummel has posted a few times that he used some kind of product to
"clean" the connectors. I'm sure he will reply when he reads this message...


Laurent Daudelin                            <>
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