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980 in bits

Postby Brett » June 29th, 2019, 5:35 am

So I got this 980 in with some oily stuff in it. S#!t got EVERYWHERE!
I have never stripped one unit this far!
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Washed plastics in warm soapy water, and electronics in alcohol.
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Re: 980 in bits

Postby Kelad » June 29th, 2019, 8:50 pm

Did u get it running again? Any trick to removing that antenna looking thing from the pcb? I see you got it off. Cheers
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Re: 980 in bits

Postby vic7767 » June 29th, 2019, 11:51 pm

Kelad wrote:Any trick to removing that antenna looking thing from the pcb?
The WiFi antenna is just press fit into the plastic space it sits in. The other end has a connector that can be pulled from the PCA.
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Re: 980 in bits

Postby Brett » June 30th, 2019, 7:49 am

Yeah, it's the smallest co-ax connector I've ever seen. Just pull...
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Re: 980 in bits

Postby RTC » June 30th, 2019, 8:07 pm

Brett wrote:Yeah, it's the smallest co-ax connector I've ever seen. Just pull...

I have seen a similar size coax connector used on a military GPS antenna cable, except it was threaded and screwed on/off. Coax (and the connectors) operated in the GHz (microwave) band must be quite tiny.
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