Wrecked display and the USB host
joerg at openmoko.org
Sat May 2 12:34:15 CEST 2009
Am Sa 2. Mai 2009 schrieb Thomas Sanladerer:
> Chris Syntichakis schrieb:
> > So, that means that we can take off the BT module and connect
> > (internal) a 3G usb dongle?
> I guess that should work as well.
> Two things you need to keep in mind though:
> - The display is heavily taped to the pcb. It's very hard to get it off
> in one piece.
> - The 2442's hosts are usb 1.1 only, i.e. you can hope to get 1MB/s max.
> I uploaded a pic of how the bt is connected:
> http://dt-computer.de/neobt.jpg . The two connections marked should be
> "data -" and "data +". As i belive you have already taken your neo apart
> (who hasn't?) you'll know that the display entirely covers this
> connection, so unless you've got a spare display, it would be quite hard
> to get to.
I suggest asking your friendly OM hw dept guy instead of spreading rumor.
The LCM is easily removable when done correctly.
You need to warm up the device to ~60° and then *slowly* (= >10min) peel off
the LCM. I removed quite some LCM now and not a single one broke. Other
community members successfully did this removal as well
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