Question about SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Screen problems ok. my sansa recently had a problem with the headphones. it was playing out of only one phone. so, my stepdad fixed that. now, after he fixed it he tried turning it on, and the buttons all work, but the screen doesnt show anything its completely black! is there a way to fix this without taking it in to a shop?

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  • bryan pauers Mar 30, 2007

    the sodder joint was busted, so all he did was take the back off, take the battery out, take the next part off, and sodder the sodder joints back. i dont recommend doing it though, because look what happened to mine. the screen doesnt work anymore.

  • kahwebb Feb 15, 2008

    I was listening to my sansa, (I was in my left coat pocket) while I was walking toward the bus stop. I saw the bus coming up the road and ran so that I would not miss it; as I was running my sansa went dead. Just black! It did not fall out of my pocket, It was not next to anything hard in my pocket I can't understand why this happed. Is there anyway to get my sansa repaired and how?



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Buy a new one, or get over your old one. you might as well just buy an ipod.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008


Get the stapler for the screens

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