[kwlug-disc] Local Palm Treo 680 repair places?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Wed Dec 10 23:51:28 EST 2008


Rick wrote, On 12/10/2008 10:39 PM:
> unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> writes:
>> Off-topic Linux, but on-topic local ...
>>
>> Anyone know of a local K-W Palm repair place? I dropped my Treo 680 
>> and now the screen's gone. Opened it up, no obvious sign of damage.
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> You might be able to get Treo screens, say off of eBay.
> That's what I did for my older PalmOS PDAs. There were
> also good websites that gave step-by-step instructions
> on replacing the screen.
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> ... unless some part besides the screen got damaged.

Which, of course, is the problem. If a screen is +US$80, plus 
shipping, plus time there and back, and it's not the only problem, and 
  ...

Guess I have to figure out how much aggravation I'm willing to put up 
with to save x $.

It's dropped before, multiple times. Guess the drop onto cold sidewalk 
must have schmucked it just the right way this time.

A casual web search revealed the 680 screens appear to be problems. 
Hasn't been my experience, and least not until now.



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