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I am trying to repair or buy a P-TWO AWM 20696 E221612 cable

I was replang the power inverter board and the cable(P-Two AWM 20969 E221612) that goes between the lcd panel and the logic ripped a little. I am trying to either repair the ribbon cable or find a replacement.

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  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    I checked the Radio Shack web site and could not find a 30 conductor flat cable.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    I tried shopJimmys.com and they didn't have it, but recommended Vance baldwin and they could not locate it either.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    That is where I started, I purchased the inverter board at LCD Repair LLC. I then contacted them for the ribbon cable and they do not carry it at this time, so that is what brought me here.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    Like I just said to the previous posted solution, that is where I purchased the inverter board, but they don't carry the cable. http://www.lcdrepair.us/e173fpf-logic.ht...

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    I tried the link and part of the cable number seems correct, but the picture doesn't look like the part that I need. In addition to that, the auction already ended for that item.http://www.oztion.com.au/buy/auction.asp...

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    After removing the cable from the connector, I notice that the cable has the contacts exposed. I am not seeing any real way of rejoing the cable, other than cutting all the way accross and reinserting that to the connector. How would I expose the contacts?

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    It has a couple folds. It is approx. 9" long if it was straight, but it has two folds to bring both connectors side by side, making the cables equally approx. 3" long

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    I am replacing the whole inverter board, I am looking for the flat cable that connects the board to the LCD display.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    This cable that I'm looking for is for a DELL E173FPf LCd computer monitor.

    I am looking for the cable that connects the inverter board to the display.

    The number that I listed is the number that is located on the cable itself

    (P-Two AWM 20969 E221612). I hope maybe this might be more helpful.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    I purchased the inverter board from LCD Repair LLC and it did not include the cable. I also checked one other place that I was looking to purchase the inverter board and they didn't include the cable either. I contacted both places and I was told that they do not sell this cable.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    I tried using Dells web site for parts and ended getting no where. I was transferred and told to talk to different departments, but in the end I still can not locate the cable that I need.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 16, 2008

    That would be great, the problem I am having is locating a place to purchase this cable.

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 17, 2008

    So far no luck

  • Rick Ciurej Dec 17, 2008

    I use digikey for many parts, but they don't have it.

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You will have to order the required cable here
http://www.globalsources.com/manufacturers/LCD-Computer-Monitor.html
check out this link
if this link do not help then check out for this another link
http://sagacious-tech.com.cn/products.asp?gclid=CJnNjLbTxZcCFckrpAodfySWSw
u will have to contact them if the cable is not mentioned and they will get it for u and provide you.also u can send mail if the contact numbers r not working
Contact
Tel:086-571-87804996 I am trying to repair or buy a P-TWO AWM 20696 E22 - dot2.jpg Fax:086-571-87804033 dot2.jpg Email: sagacious@sagacious-tech.com dot2.jpg Email: nancy@sagacious-tech.com

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This part is not sold in as by itself and you will need to buy the whole inverter board!

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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Hi, You could do either of these. 1. You could contact this person  robcomp@suddenlink.net
who claimed that he has this cable in one of the forums.

2. Contact Dell http://supportapj.dell.com/support/edocs/monitors/E173FP/En/appendix.htm

or else, get a similar broken LCD from ebay and salvage the cable.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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Try here for that cable.

http://www.digikey.com/

Robert

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Hello, the ribbon can not be repaired, you will need to replace the ribbon by buying another one. you can notify us when you are ready to get a new ribbon so that i can give you the link to shop online for a good ribbon.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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    Obiora Micheal Dec 17, 2008

    you need to be patient because if you cant get it from the dell stores and still you can get it online you will need to visit a computer hardware vendor/ repairer who have thesame monitor but the monitor is completely damaged so that he can repalce it for you. but it is going to be expensive.

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Buying a brand new interter board would cost you 39.99 or 49.99 including the cable.

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Sir,

check this link

if it is not worked, better to replace the whole board.

thanks
good luck

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This site might be helpfull
Good Luck
http://www.indexworldwide.com/dell-spare-parts.html

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Use a tweezer..remove the contact from connector and then rejoin it

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Hi wellcome to fixya
well dear hit up this link i hope you will find your slovetion

http://www.lcdrepair.us/e173fpf-logic.html

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If u wanna replace inverter board and cable,


refer


http://www.lcdrepair.us/repair.html



Thanks.

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The seller below sells the replacement ribbon cable:
ShopJimmy.Com

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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    Ginko Dec 16, 2008

    The part is quite difficult to find, Contact andrea.zhoug_linksequipment@yahoo.com

    or
    Waltercastle@hotmail.com

    Check if they still have in stock

    Or contact HP to get the part, see: Contact Us page

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    Ginko Dec 16, 2008

    Try also techcomp@sbcglobal.net, note that E221612 is the part number for the HP touchpad ribbon cable, and not the LCD.

    It will be useful knowing the laptop full model rather than the model number only.


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    Ginko Dec 16, 2008

    I know what it is , it is the LCD ribbon cable

    It would be easy if we got the model, part number you gave is for a touchpad cable.

    Here is the LCD cable for HP PAVILION DV1000 - 14.1" LCD SCREEN CABLE This is instead Display Inverter Cable that powers the inverter.

    Let me know if model is correct, and what part you need.



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    Ginko Dec 16, 2008

    I wanted to know the model, if this is a Dell, like in title you find the part at Dell - Replacement Spare Parts & Upgrades

    If it is an HP, as the part number you gave returns an HP part, contact: Contact HP parts page

    If it is a different manufacturer, please provide the exact model.

    Thanks

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    Ginko Dec 17, 2008

    You find the cable here: Dell - Replacement Spare Parts & Upgrades

    Contact them first, and possibly before answering to us.

    Give us feedback after contacting
    Dell - Replacement Spare Parts & Upgrades.

    Thanks.


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Try radioshack websites for this replacement cables.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, is it with special bends,curves form? something like below
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