Need help with Pronto Repair (soldering)

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  1. Goof

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    Unfortunately I dropped my Pronto a few weeks ago and smashed the screen. I thought my luck might be turning up when I managed to get a replacement screen off a bloke from the US for £20 but when removing the old screen I accidentally scratched the PCB with my screwdriver. Severed about 6 lines

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    I rang a couple of electrical repair places nearby - one said "no way", the other was reluctant to say the least.
    Does anyone know where I could get this sort of thing repaired for a negligable amount...or even better, is there anyone on the forums that can handle this sort of thing?

    Thanks for looking :thumbsup:
     
  2. fufna

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    You need a modelling soldering for PCB work ideally...
    The trouble is, you may well have damaged more than just a few tracks
    sharp metal and PCB's dont mix!
     
  3. Goof

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    Hi Fufna,

    It's 6, sure of it, I counted 'em, stopped by a chip :D

    In lew of not being able to find someone on the forums who might be able to help, is there a specific type of repairer out there who might be more suited than TV repair?

    Thanks again.
     
  4. psi3

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    Goof

    I own an electronics company that manufactures pcbs, this sort of repair is simple if you know what you're doing.

    email me your details, [email protected]

    Simon
     
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    Thanks PSI, just about to drop you a line :)
     

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