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Subject: Re: Repairing iriver H340

Re: Repairing iriver H340

From: Jerry Van Baren <gerald.vanbaren_at_smiths-aerospace.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2007 15:45:24 -0400

Grant Hardy wrote:
> Hi again all,
>
> Can anyone recommend a solution (i.e. a line of stores) that might look
> at my iriver H340? Its USB detection logic appears to be broken and
> thus it always thinks itís connected to my PC.
>
> Iíve invested some money in a new hard drive and battery for the unit
> and thus really want to get this repaired. Would one of you be willing
> to do it? Or maybe provide some information that the same technician
> who replaced the other components could look at it? Thanks.
>
> Grant

Hi Grant,

My advice: with it always detecting the usb present coupled with a
recent disassembly/reassembly, I would advise opening up the patient
again and look for shorts and/or pinched wires.

I would try disassembling the unit again and see if it will power up
properly on the bench with it disassembled (if possible - it may take
three hands, but usually it is possible). Odds are pretty good that it
will be OK when open on the bench. If so, odds are pretty good that it
can be reassembled and work again.

Good luck,
gvb
Received on 2007-07-02


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