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Topic # 103533 9-Jun-2012 16:44 Send private message

Hi there, I'm in the middle of doing a repair job on my Nokia C5-00.

 

I attached a new housing, and got it all looking nice and it works great at the moment, except the headphone jack doesn't want to work. When I attach an amplified source to the headphone jack I can hear sound except it's all scratchy, and faint and I can't make out a single word.

I'm not looking at getting a new phone, instead I want to get the one I currently have repaired. (I have a habit of doing my projects from start to finish)

My gut feeling is that one of the components on the mainboard related to the internal amplifier has failed. I have no intention of repairing this myself, as the solder components on the circuit board are very small and I don't have a soldering iron big enough to do that, and I'm scared I'll stuff something up permanently.

Question is does anybody know of a mobile phone repair company that specializes in repairing such problems, and doesn't cost the earth?

If it will be any cheaper to repair, I have another mainboard from an identical model that's totally stuffed (Won't turn on) I'm sure that the components related to the internal amplifier should be fine.

I was thinking of Omnitech, since there's one located just down the road from us and I've heard nothing but good stuff about them. However, I get the feeling that they only replace replaceable parts ie screen keypad circuit board etc but not actually replace components on the same board.

Anyone know anything about this?

Thanks

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 638304 9-Jun-2012 18:18 Send private message

It might help to do a search here
http://forum.gsmhosting.com/vbb/

I get these links from there
http://forum.gsmhosting.com/vbb/search.php?searchid=132619837

Hope it helps.

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  Reply # 638321 9-Jun-2012 19:41 Send private message

Uhh, it might be cheaper to buy a new one, given parts + shipping + labour..

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