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...

October 2, 2019

This is an old article I published last year for MIKROS , the original link for the paper is not in use anymore so I thought I would share the article again.

Here is the link . Download HI_RES PDF

 
Hope it helps a few!

Regards Dee

September 28, 2019

As stated this is my first virgin board of 2019 so i thought would share this one.

I7 -  Production Date : 8/18/2019

This job came in a few hours ago, dead after a drop.

Model iPhone 7 - Only charged up 20 times in its lifetime. :(

Straight away im thinking short but I...

September 28, 2019

Checkm8 what do we know?

Well this s BIG never has an Vulnerability been so BIG!

Thanks to #axi0mx (security researcher) for finding this vulnerability.

This is a BootRom exploit for the A Series Processor from model 4s - X series.

The A12 has been patched so it wont...

August 29, 2019

So the new buzzword is IR Independent Repair and BOBAJOBs turnaround to allow 3rd party repairers to perform out of warranty repairs, access to  tools and all the rest of it.

It would be Naive to think  this is good for the Microsoldering Crew.

I see this as the ground...

May 12, 2019

I responded to a post elsewhere and thought it should be here with a little upgrade:

iPhone with Weak WIFI signal, Antennas Replaced, Hasn't pulled the WIFI IC, only a couple of Access Points in the list.


So we know the WLAN module is working as its able to scan and p...

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