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Replace Palm TX Digitizer

by hershfernandes / July 3, 2007 5:25 AM PDT

Does anyone know how to replace the Palm TX Digitizer? I've gotten all the step done except connecting the ribbon cable.

Any suggestions?

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Try this link.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 3, 2007 5:37 AM PDT
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Palm T/X digitizer
by jrgrampa / September 3, 2009 10:36 AM PDT

Is there a good software solution to digitizer drift. I am running PalmOS Garnet. Will a new digitizer installation solve the drift?

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I'm going with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 3, 2009 10:57 AM PDT
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reconnecting the digitizer ribbon cable
by Sherpster / October 5, 2009 4:19 PM PDT

Any secrets to doing this? I am unable to slide the small ribbon cable back into the slot of the socket.

Thanks.

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Some sockets.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2009 11:35 PM PDT

The design varies from some flip up to slide out retainer. I can't see which type was used.

Over in the Laptop Troubleshooting forum we have this sticky:
http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19681_102-0.html?threadID=352085&tag=forums06;forum-threads

Read and see the pictures of this type connection at:
http://www.fonerbooks.com/laptop13.htm

Supply a picture like the one near this text:
"he connector, on the motherboard,or on the drive or device, has a spring loaded locking mechanism, with a very small travel."
Bob

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