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03-11-2010, 10:59 AM #1
Can anyone identify the #1, 2 and 4 connectors on the 3g/3gs board?
I'm trying to figure out the brand type of connector and OEM of those connectors. I want to buy some to be able to replace on the board. I know ebay has them but at $9.99 each it wouldnt be worth it. I want to buy a lot of them. If you have any EE background hopefully you could help. Thanks!
I think they are possibly manufactured by SMK, thanks!
03-11-2010, 11:15 AM #2
best place to look for these shots would be
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03-11-2010, 11:25 AM #3
ive tried, ive also looks under a microscope at the connectors, but the identifying marks dont tell me much. thanks though!
03-12-2010, 09:46 AM #4
There is a guy in th US who is claiming he has OEM connectors
Says this in his auctions "Iphone 3G FPC Connector For ribbon Flex cable"
His ebay nic is accessorypal
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03-12-2010, 09:52 AM #5
yea i saw that before, hes charging $10/pc for them. I doubt he'd disclose his source. I want to get a bunch of these to do the repairs. I basically give them away and only charge labor. But if the customer has to buy these from him, its more money on top of what I charge for the repairs. Thanks for the tip though.
03-12-2010, 12:58 PM #6
& $30 shipping to boot LOL what the heck is that..!?
03-14-2010, 08:45 AM #7
I can get them for $3 a pop. I will email you the company info so you can order direct. Completely forgot to mail you that other stuff, will do it on Monday
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03-14-2010, 09:44 AM #8
I would check digikey. That's where I got my #3 connector. They sent me a catalog, it's about 6 inches thick.
Krazy- check the new digikey catalog pages 92 - 100. Look at the FX12, DF30, DF40,FX8, and DF9 series surface mount connectors. They look close to the 1 and 2 connectors on the logic board. The digikey part # for the # 3 FPC connector is OR785CT-ND. They are less than a dollar apiece in bulk.
Also, manufacturer of the # 3 connector is Omron
hope this helps
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03-14-2010, 02:13 PM #9
03-14-2010, 04:55 PM #10
I put in my company name when I ordered and the catalog came in mail a few days later.
You can go to digikey.com and put the indivividual catalog pages up with photos and all. Page 82 has the #3 connector, I can confirm the part # I gave before is correct. They are $1.14 apiece if you order one at a time. For the other connectors check pages 82 through 98.. Page 94 is of particular interest.
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03-14-2010, 06:06 PM #11
03-14-2010, 08:47 PM #12
Yeah, it's hard to tell without actually having them in your hand. The catalog has the measurements so that might be helpful for finding the #1 and #2 connectors. As for the #3 connector, like i said, it is definitely OR785CT-ND. I ordered 2 when I replaced mine and I still have the package and one of the connectors. That # is the digikey part #. The actual Omron part # is XF3A-1255-41A. Good luck
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