Re: [NTLK] Sudden eMate problem

From: Sherry Ramsey <>
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 10:31:48 EDT

Thanks, Woody, the reset button brought it back. I'm just a newbie with it so I hadn't thought of that. I think I need to get a new battery or re-cell the old one pronto.
Thanks again,

On 29/09/2007 11:24:33 AM, Woody Smith ( wrote:
> Smoothness of opening is no proof, since the released spring can ride
> on the ribbon for a while before cutting through or it can be
> sudden. Most of the hinge failures the i have seen lead to loss of
> touch sensitivity and partial display problems.
> Check the contrast slide.
> Press the reset button with volume turned up, does it chime?
> If no chime try holding the button for a twenty count.
> Still no good, remove power and battery and reseat the ROM board in
> the battery compartment.
> See Franks site <>
> or contact me off list if you would like me to look at it.
> Woody
> On Sep 29, 2007, at 8:59 AM, Sherry Ramsey wrote:
> > Last night my eMate was working just fine, this morning I
> can't get
> > it to turn on at all--as in, nothing appears on the screen,
> > pressing the power button has no result, it's
> plugged in and the
> > charging light is on, but no life on screen. I don't *think* it's
> > a hinge/display cable problem as the opening action is still smooth
> > and easy, although I could certainly be wrong about that and am
> > willing to take it apart and check...just wondered if there might

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