some troubles with DIY buzz fix.

Rafael Campos methril at
Sun Aug 2 18:14:46 CEST 2009

On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Gennady Kupava <gb at> wrote:

> Hello, list.
> My heart is always strongly hurt that I realise that person at other
> side of the line hear that buzz, Germany is far from Saint-Petersburg,
> so I were brave enought to try doing buzz-fix with my own hands. Should
> notice that I never did soldering of small parts. Measure that
> resisance, got 2k2 and bought 9 capacitors (had to go shop 2 times). I
> can tell now that details on old videocard are really huge. Slowly
> getting 'skill', I finally soldered 4th capacitor (3 first got broken
> legs, 3rd was very close to being final), buzz gone almost completely -
> only very distant, near 5% of buzz sometimes heard, GSM sounds excellent
> from any point of view, all seem OK, expept one thing... That is
> touchscreen.
I think, as i could see in the image, that your LCD is borked. The LCD
internal parts are really sensitive to hot temperatures.
I recommend to replace the LCD.

> Foto with Sketch with horizontal and vertical parallel lines drawn by
> finger:
> Can anyone help me with advice? Should I resolder, desolder, buy other
> capacitor, or may be it is completely broken because it is very heat
> sensitive? I really want to avoid doing that procedure once again... Or
> should i start patching literki to be in upper part of screen again?

> LCD itself works fine.
> I was ready to share success story :(
> Gennady.
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It's a success story, it improves your soldering skills. Those are the
warnings of DIY.

Rafael Campos
o0 Methril 0o
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