My headphone jack is broken and I really need to repair it. Unfortunately, i can't open the small screws on the back of the jukebox and i tried almost everything, but it still won't work. Not even precision screwdrivers smaller than the screws. The screws simply won't turn at all, it seems they are stuck.
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Re: Nomad Zen Xtra Headphone Jack Fix
The precision screwdrivers do n't have enough torque to loosen the screws, so you have to get a longer screwdriver with a very small tip a #1 size . the longer shaft with bigger handle will allow for more torque to loosen the screws. please rate this
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Step 1: Your trusty iPod has been a close and reliable friend for a long time but one morning only the sound of air comes through the headphones. The likely culprit is a loose or broken headphone jack that is in need of repair. Rather than spend an exorbitant amount of money to have someone fix it you can easily make the repair on your own and have your iPod friend back. Read on to learn how to fix a broken headphone jack for a fifth generation 30GB or 60GB iPod video.
Open the iPod case with a small flathead screwdriver by slipping it under the centerline of the case. You will find a series of clips you have to release in order for the case to open up about an inch. Locate the headphone jack connection and verify that there are no broken wires. Fix broken wires quickly by twisting the wires back together and wrapping with electrical tape. Test the iPod for sound by connecting your headphones to the jack. Replace the wires completely if you find static coming from the iPod jack. Fold a business card twice so that it wants to unfold and slip it into the case over the blue sponge. This creates the pressure needed to hold the jack in place and allow a solid connection. Push the case together without engaging the clips on the side and test to make sure the jack is now working. Try a thicker business card or fold the first one again to get enough pressure onto the jack connection if the first card didn't fix the problem. Press the case fully together until the clips click into place. Use extra care when inserting your headset to ensure the jack remains in place. DigiExpress - iPod Video / iPod Classic Headphone Jack installation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXXgV6YNGkQ
You need to say what the problem is. If it's a broken headphone jack probably someone can help. If it was flattened by a 600 lb woman stepping on it I think then no. Dropping it on a concrete floor is not good either.
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if you can get into it easily you can re-solder the point at which the contact is broken off the board. This is a common problem. If you do not know how to solder, or are not good at opening these (it will void any remaining warranty) refer it to someone locally that does.
you will need a very small soldering iron (pencil) and solder and solder the jack back on the board ·http://www.noboundrees.com/micro_fix/ ·http://www.pcpages.com/thebishop/nomadfix/ ·http://www.instructables.com/id/Zen-Micro-Headphone-Jack-Fix/
Unfortunately the Zen Xtra was designed poorly and this problem tends to happen sometime along the life of the product. As you suspected, the problem is the solder joint and the only solution is to open the player and resolder it yourself. As long as you are careful, you shouldn't have any problems. The hardest part is trying to get the thing back together after you took it apart: Just be sure not to loose any of the pieces. Detailed instructions with photos are located here: