woodysmith at me.com
Mon Apr 16 10:53:02 EDT 2012
The only way to inspect the hinges is to remove the back and the logic
board. So why not re-grease and install washers at the same time.
I wouldn't keep opening and closing. if you tested the contrast slider
and the problem didn't go away, then open it up and inspect for your
On Apr 16, 2012, at 7:45 AM, Andrew Diller wrote:
> OK, thx for the info from everyone. This is strange.
> More details: i got the ebay from a person on ebay that claimed to
> have inspected the hinges and the spring and found them to be ok- I
> paid a bit more for this emate.
> As I said, it worked fine for about 4 days then all of a sudden it
> locked up and was dead, I reset it and when it came back the screen
> was like this- but the mate was running, as you could hear touches
> and clicks.
> The screen is just a pure green- as if the bl and or brightness is
> turned up 100%.
> I will try to do a hard-rest and see if that helps anything-
> resetting the 'mate via the little recessed reset button just resets
> the mate ok but the screen just stays a solid green.
> On Apr 15, 2012, at 10:58 AM, Frank Gruendel wrote:
>>> I recently got an eMate off of eBay. It worked for a day but now the
>>> screen is dead. The backlight works but no screen. I can hear the
>>> is on. Is this the hinge issue?
>> It could, but that's unlikely. The hinge spring problem usually
>> missing screen lines or touchscreen problems.
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