Pinebook 14" smashed screen.
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I went to turn on my Pinebook today and found the screen had been damaged. 
Is it worth replacing? How easy is it to install a new screen assembly? I know they are for sale in the store.

Has anyone ever successfully fitted a new screen assembly?
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(10-15-2020, 04:15 PM)frank-zappa Wrote: I went to turn on my Pinebook today and found the screen had been damaged. 
Is it worth replacing? How easy is it to install a new screen assembly? I know they are for sale in the store.

Has anyone ever successfully fitted a new screen assembly?

Unscrew !0 screws on back cover, take about less than 3 minutes

Open back cover

Unscrew 3 screws at each side of LCD hinge, takes about less than 3 minutes

Replace new LCD panel, and reverse the above process.
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(10-16-2020, 10:59 PM)tllim Wrote:
(10-15-2020, 04:15 PM)frank-zappa Wrote: I went to turn on my Pinebook today and found the screen had been damaged. 
Is it worth replacing? How easy is it to install a new screen assembly? I know they are for sale in the store.

Has anyone ever successfully fitted a new screen assembly?

Unscrew !0 screws on back cover, take about less than 3 minutes

Open back cover

Unscrew 3 screws at each side of LCD hinge, takes about less than 3 minutes

Replace new LCD panel, and reverse the above process.


Is it a plug that detaches the lcd from the lower laptop body?
Or is there soldering involved?
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(10-17-2020, 05:41 AM)frank-zappa Wrote:
(10-16-2020, 10:59 PM)tllim Wrote:
(10-15-2020, 04:15 PM)frank-zappa Wrote: I went to turn on my Pinebook today and found the screen had been damaged. 
Is it worth replacing? How easy is it to install a new screen assembly? I know they are for sale in the store.

Has anyone ever successfully fitted a new screen assembly?

Unscrew !0 screws on back cover, take about less than 3 minutes

Open back cover

Unscrew 3 screws at each side of LCD hinge, takes about less than 3 minutes

Replace new LCD panel, and reverse the above process.


Is it a plug that detaches the lcd from the lower laptop body?
Or is there soldering involved?

no soldering involved.
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(10-17-2020, 04:06 PM)tllim Wrote:
(10-17-2020, 05:41 AM)frank-zappa Wrote:
(10-16-2020, 10:59 PM)tllim Wrote:
(10-15-2020, 04:15 PM)frank-zappa Wrote: I went to turn on my Pinebook today and found the screen had been damaged. 
Is it worth replacing? How easy is it to install a new screen assembly? I know they are for sale in the store.

Has anyone ever successfully fitted a new screen assembly?

Unscrew !0 screws on back cover, take about less than 3 minutes

Open back cover

Unscrew 3 screws at each side of LCD hinge, takes about less than 3 minutes

Replace new LCD panel, and reverse the above process.


Is it a plug that detaches the lcd from the lower laptop body?
Or is there soldering involved?

no soldering involved.


I appreciate your assistance.
Now I just have to wait for an LCD to become available in the store.
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