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Sensor strip not working

All works apart from the sensor strip

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  • notqytryt Aug 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. Ever=thing is working but the touch sensor

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When the touch pad fails, it is due to a hardware failure within the component itself. You will need to replace your touchpad/front plate component. Click here.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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The touch sensor wasnt made that sensitive that much so you may have to try harder to get it to work if theres still a probelm download firmware.

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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Frozen Solid


to chud,

i think i know your problem. if you take it apart you'll see that the face plate buttoons are not soldiered into the main board. it actually just has a reguallar connector where it pushes in. I had this same problem. If you take it apart and adjust that connection the buttons will work fine. Mine in particular doesn't like to sit in straight it seems to work best if i till it a little I make sure it stays in place with a little electrical tape.

Over all this player is by far the easiest to take apart and fix little problems. If your unsure just look up a diassembly tutorial. One piece of advice don't force the screws out get a differnent size screw driver. the screws are made of a soft metal and once you strip them the only way to get it apart is tear the aluminum. Mine is held together with twine right now because of it.

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