What to do with a broken touchscreen?

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Fri Feb 5 02:52:17 CET 2010

On Thursday 04 February 2010, Stacy Millions wrote:
> Helge Hafting wrote:
> > Failing that, is it possible to replace the touchscreen hardware? Is
> > spare parts available? Or will I have to replace the entire phone?
> You can replace the screen. It is stuck to the main board, so you must
> be very gentle when you remove it and make sure you disconnect the
> ribbon cable that connects it to the main board before you try to remove
> the screen.
> As for spares, you can get them on ebay
> http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280457673050
> I have had no dealings with this seller, I just happened to notice that
> he was selling replacement screens for the FreeRunner.

Search for TD028TTEC1 and you'll find them for a fraction of that price.

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