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the soldering iron tip i was using is super worn (fat/not pointed anymore, lol) and really needs to be replaced. but i was trying to knock this out super quick...
02-14-2011, 06:35 PM #1replaced the 6r8 coil in a 3gs phone.
the soldering iron tip i was using is super worn (fat/not pointed anymore, lol) and really needs to be replaced. but i was trying to knock this out super quick today. ive had this 3gs with a dim lcd sitting here for a while now and i was curious to know if this was going to fix it. i bought the phone like that. i assumed it blew from someone changing the digi on the device since it was a new digi.
replaced. with the worn iron tip the only way i could get it soldered properly was to turn the coil a little bit. its a tight fit in there:
02-14-2011, 06:45 PM #2
I fell like when your really into a TV show and it's getting to a really good part and you lean forward in your seat and then the news guy comes on a says " we interrupt this broadcast for breaking news ", but it turns out it's not really anything important.
So, what happened? Did it work? Did it explode? Did it morph into a hot chick?
02-14-2011, 06:54 PM #3
02-19-2011, 12:09 AM #4
I have a 3gs with no backlight. I bought the coil, but have no experience soldering on a board. Where can I take it to have it done? Someone told me to go to a TV repair shop, but the ones I've called don't want to do it. Any suggestions, and anyone know how much this should cost to have done?
Thanks for your help!
02-19-2011, 11:35 PM #5
Can you share some tips? I see you cut some of the metal frame to make room. Where did you get the part?
02-20-2011, 03:14 PM #6
02-27-2011, 04:25 PM #7
ifixit does it the same way. they removed the piece of the frame. I do it without removing the frame though.
02-27-2011, 09:58 PM #8
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02-27-2011, 10:22 PM #9