February 14, 2020

So were are here at the Panic String Post.

How accurate are these strings and how can they benefit us in our repairs?

One thing I will say is this, as technicians we need to record these strings against our succesfull repairs as a reference, I have about 60 of these Pa...

February 3, 2020

So in today’s post I will be reviewing the ICC PRO - USB Controller Tristar/Hydra/Dockflex Tester from apfeldoktor Germany.

First of all I would like to thank the apfeldoktor Camp especially Ben for allowing me to carry out this review and trusting me to do so. So thank...

January 28, 2020

So here I have an iphone 7 plus data recovery.

Found in the bottom of a Jacuzzi immersed in water from previous nights fun!

My customer (Phone Tech) states it wont charge or switch on.

This is normally 0.00ma and caused by a short circuit.

Put straight onto DCPS and le...

January 26, 2020

I have been asked why no x series or newer models in my posts.

They are in the book and to be fair not much to diagnose in the sandwiches.

1V8_S2 dropped pads, bad layer connections and so on, Apple have made it so easy to check now based on common layer points of fa...

January 26, 2020

Todays post is regarding an old dinosaur of the iphone range, the i6 which has a weak wifi signal reception.

Ths is a good example for what is normally a guessing game.

Please bear in mind this method works on all models with variations to the jumper (dummy antenna) in...

January 22, 2020

So this is once again not my normal area but in this instance I was asked to take a look after being tried by others.:(

This was a data recovery job from a laptop 2.5" Samsung 1TB Drive.

I requested the whole unit as well as the drive so I could check loading of the...

November 26, 2019

How I diagnosed a failed tristar in 1m 11 seconds. Manually!


THE DEVICE CAME IN AND WILL ONLY CHARGE IF CAMERA IS ATTACHED?  CLIENT SAID SO..

PROX_CONN, etc??????????

IT WAS DEAD WITH NO AUTOBOOT (PROMPT TO BOOT)

LETS GO:

1) Plug charger cable into PC or charger an...

November 23, 2019

iPhone 8 - 820-0072 - Dead



Prior Tech Work.

Looking for short & injecting like a habit.


Removed:
Q3350
C5130_K
C5695
C3390

No fix! :(
 



So I take a look and 10 minutes find 3 shorted components and remove ONLY 3 shorted components.

M2800:


1) One INTERNALLY shorted com...

October 4, 2019

iPad Charging Principle - DeeGee

1)

The device is powered by the battery when its connected to the battery connector. J7500

2)

From the battery positive terminal on J7500 the voltage will pass on to the PMIC U1800 to allow the device to have its power supplies. This is han...

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