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#233702 28-Apr-2018 16:22
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I have a Sony NW-HD5 mp3 player that has been dismantled to allow the addition of a larger 30GB hard-drive. Trouble is, I have reached a point where to re-assemble, I have to do some really fiddly soldering which is way beyond my limited capabilities! Is there anyone in the Wellington region who would consider themselves a capable solderer who could help me complete this project? It's an old player but I find the sound quality, simplicity and very long battery life makes it my go to player for listening to music!





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  #2004223 28-Apr-2018 19:01
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Hi Paul,




Do you have a photo of the offending item?  I have the ability to a fair bit of different soldering, including hot-air rework, but would certainly want to have a closer look before putting hot tip to someone else's gear.





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  #2004334 28-Apr-2018 23:57
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I think he mostly does "older" technology than Mp3 players, but my work uses Gennady Lyskin for all the repairs/servicing on our antique audio gear.




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  #2004447 29-Apr-2018 11:02
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Thanks for the replies, have attached an image to show what needs soldering. It's the 2 small connectors on the screen (on the left) to the main circuit board of the player (on the right) each one is about 2mm in size!


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