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Введение

This is a guide to fix the E-Paper tearing in Pebble 301BL devices.

*this will void the warranty for the device*

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  1. This is a guide to fix the E-Paper tearing in Pebble 301BL devices. This is a guide to fix the E-Paper tearing in Pebble 301BL devices.
    • This is a guide to fix the E-Paper tearing in Pebble 301BL devices.

  2. Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove the 4 screws on the back.
    • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove the 4 screws on the back.

    • When removing the back cover be very gentle! The rumble motor may be adhered to the cover so you must pry it away.

    • iFixit T5 Torx screwdriver

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  4. Locate the video connector near the bottom, right next to the device that vibrates when you get a notification.
    • Locate the video connector near the bottom, right next to the device that vibrates when you get a notification.

    • During normal use, this cable becomes loose and creates the tearing effect.

    • In the next step, you will be shown a way to apply pressure to this and keep it constantly connected.

  5. What worked for me is taking a little toilet tissue or paper towel and placing it over the video connector.
    • What worked for me is taking a little toilet tissue or paper towel and placing it over the video connector.

    • One way to test that this will help is by holding a finger on it and cycling through the menus.

    • Nothing inside the device will catch the paper on fire, so there is nothing to worry about.

  6. Once you have confirmed that the paper will apply the necessary pressure, you can then put the screws back in.
    • Once you have confirmed that the paper will apply the necessary pressure, you can then put the screws back in.

    • If the case doesn't seem to close properly as it did before, do not keep on trying to tighten the screw down; you will strip the screw.

    • If the case doesn't close properly, you will need to open the device back up and remove a tiny bit of the paper until it does close, that way it will retain its water resistance.

    • Here is an example of the final result.

Заключение

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Benjamin Cunliffe

Участник с: 18.06.2013

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Комментариев: 8

This guide sadly only works for the revised model. The kickstarter edition had no screws in the back and have to be pried open from the screen, making the repair next to impossible without badly damaging de case or/and the screen.

gabrielcbnetto - Ответить

Would something like the iopener work for that? Have had just about every model bar the original ks edition so im not sure myself.

Jayden Waters -

It is possible with heat and a ton of patients. Took a buddy of mine a whole afternoon to open it. Once he had the connector reseated, he actually used a of some sort to hold it in place instead so he wouldn't have to have the whole Pebble stuffed. Then he used the same putty/glue to help seal the watch shut. I'll see if he'll tell me what it was.

Zach Hillebrant - Ответить

"To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order." .... so take it apart again and remove the tissue?

mlvezie - Ответить

I see you are trying to be funny.

In case you were serious: no do not remove the tissue.

Benjamin Cunliffe -

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