[nSLUG] Resuscitating a Kobo
clint.mk at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 09:49:19 ADT 2014
Sounds like she may have crushed one of the membranes in the LCD panel.
If that is the case the best bet would be to either find a broken Kobo of
the same model to scavenge a panel from or buying a new Kobo.
On Jul 14, 2014 11:42 PM, "Frank Geitzler" <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>
> My daughter took a Kobo to the beach. No problem, till she accidentally
> braced her hand flat on it to get up off the sand...
> The Kobo is a wireless model, is charged up (she forgot to bring me the
> charger, when she visited today) and can be turned on and off; but
> unfortunately the display on the screen is jumbled -some of the text is
> legible, enough to read the messages saying that it is powered off or on,
> and the book title being read can, with a bit of guessing, be made out. I
> took it in to Chapters today, and they told me that model hasn't been sold
> for several years, and none are available for which it could be exchanged.
> They tried the 'factory reset' routine (shove a paper clip into a small
> hole on the back), but that didn't help.
> Does anyone have any useful suggestions? No rush -I will just put it away
> till the next meeting -of either (or both) clubs.
> Frank Geitzler
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