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One of the male pins on the unit for the antenna broke off. Is there a part that I can get to fix this, maybe the whole male pin unit is one part?

One of the male pins on the unit for the antenna is broken, the unit will not get gps signal with this single pin broke.

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Hello, is the broken pin on the back of the unit or is it on the antenna cable plug? If it is on the unit and not the cable, you would most likely need to replace the connector that is attached to the PC board inside, which extends through the back of the case. This would require knowledge of soldering / desoldering pc boards, etc. and would be best performed by a "bench technician". There are no "user replaceable" plugs available.

Posted on Feb 21, 2012

Testimonial: "Hi John, Yes the broken pin is on the unit. I will have to take the unit to the electronics repair man as I am not that familiar with soldering. I was hoping for the "user replaceable plug", but knew that would be a long shot. thank you very much for your help. "

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