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Subject: Re: Broken LCD :(
From: Ryan Press (ryan+list_at_presslab.us)
>> Well my two-month-old recorder 2.0 from Amazon died the other day.
More specifically the unit powers up but the LCD does not show
anything. Sometimes I can get it to display vertical bars for a moment.
It still plays whatever was in my playlist just fine.
> Then it should be under warranty, or?
Amazon said that there were so many failures that they are now just
refunding the money. I'd like to keep it anyway.
>> So I've decided to keep it as it still makes a nifty USB 2 hard drive. I
>> was wondering if anyone on the list might have a recorder with a good LCD
>> but a broken something-else that I could buy. Also I've read in the
archives something about TalkBox - will this really be feasible to use
with a dead LCD?
> When I'm finished, this may the lowest level of fallback, yes.
This sounds very nice, even with a working LCD.
>> I've seen in the archives also some talk of a replacement LCD supplier in
>> the UK. Not positive if it would fix the problem, and it seemed a little
>> pricey. I'm in the US so shipping and payment would be a hassle.
> In the US, you have NewMp3Technology. They sell replacement LCDs:
Ahh! Thank you! I have ordered one just now.
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