Re: [NTLK] Touch screen won't work on emate 300

From: Woody Smith <>
Date: Mon Oct 22 2007 - 17:07:41 EDT

It sounds like you may have a damage display ribbon caused by a
released spring as has already been pointed out.
I recommend that you stop closing the eMate until you can check this
Sometimes the spring is shorting across two or more traces yet none
are fully severed, making it possible to continue using the ribbon
after repairing the springs. If you continue to open and close it
will get worse.
I have a spare display ribbon if you need one. Contact me off list.

I also do hinge repairs though it is not too difficult to do this


On Oct 22, 2007, at 2:34 PM, Danny Newman wrote:

> Hey,
> I was using my emate 300 in school when all the sudden the touchscreen
> stopped working (i have no stylus atm and am very lightly using my
> fingernail). When I tried to touch the screen a clock would come
> up. I tried
> resetting it and when i got to the calibration menu I everytime i
> tried it
> it repeats the calibration process again. So I try closing the lid
> on the
> calibration screen and power it up and it produces an "error" and
> lets me
> use it again (sometimes the touchscreen works here) and the next
> time i
> power it off/close the lid and open it it goes to the calibration
> screen.
> SOMETIMES the calibration will work but usually it will not, and
> either way
> i have to reset it and make it produce the error to use it again.
> does anyone know what could be wrong with it?

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