[NTLK] Video showing the hinge fix on YouTube

Forrest newton_phoenix at mindspring.com
Sat Apr 3 16:35:45 PDT 2021

Well, he got almost all of it right. He failed to mention—until later in the video—that some adjustment of the springs could be in order, as in bending them back to their original shape, which Joel Sciamma describes on his web page.

But major kudos to actually showing—on video—the dis- and re-assembly of the eMate, down the de-soldering and re-attaching of the speaker and backlight wires.


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> On Apr 3, 2021, at 3:53 AM, Andre Garzia <andre at andregarzia.com> wrote:
> Hi Friends,
> There is a retrocomputing channel on YouTube that produces some really high-quality videos showing how the owner repairs and revives a lot of machines. Yesterday, he posted a video about the eMate hinge fix:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbqQR1sa5zs <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbqQR1sa5zs>
> Be aware that these are not tutorial videos, they are more like vlogs showing a highly-competent person fixing their machines. Still, I thought people here who still need to do their hinge fix would appreciate this.
> Best
> Andre
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