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Dropped a SkyCaddie SG5 on the cart path...the screen looks fryed in the lower left corner...I now get a white screen only...it turns on and off okay...but can't see anything on the screen. Can you help?

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You've broken your LCD screen. But the bad news is that you'll be hard pressed to find a replacement for this model.
My only suggestion would be to find the manufacturer of this product and see if they'll sell you a replacement screen, otherwise it looks like you'll need a new one!

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Since you have tried charging the device using the usb and the power cord. It is quite clear to know that the problem is from the device connection port. It is bad and need to be replaced.
But you need to Try to test the battery in other devices then try to charge it there to see if it will hold a charge. If the battery holds a charge there, then it means the battery is okay and if it does not charge. Then it means the problem is from the battery. It need to be replaced if so.
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  1. Launch CaddieSync and sync your SkyCaddie.
  2. Select COURSES from the upper navigation bar of the CaddieSync desktop.
  3. Select the Favorites link next to Course Search.
  4. Check the box at the left of each course you want to download to your SkyCaddie.
  5. If you want to remove a downloaded course, uncheck the course in this step.
  6. Click the Download to My SkyCaddie >> button above the Favorites list.
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  8. Unchecked courses will be removed from your SkyCaddie.
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  2. Close the CaddieSync application.
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If you follow these instructions which I think you know how to, it will recharge. If not the rechargeable battery needs to be replaced

To charge the battery, simply follow the steps below:
  1. Gently pull back the rubber cover to gain access to the mini-USB port located at the bottom of the SkyCaddie. Insert the mini-USB connector of the supplied wall charger into the mini-USB slot.
  2. Plug the wall charger into the AC wall outlet. While charging, the charging indicator in the upper left-hand side of the SkyCaddie will show red. The charging indicator will switch to green when fully charged. You may also notice the unit's screen turn on and off periodically.
The battery will charge, even with the SkyCaddie turned off. A full battery charge may take 4 hours. Once fully charged, expect 36 holes of continuous play.


Warning!Always connect the cable to the SkyCaddie first before connecting to AC power or PC USB.

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