Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: [Hardware mod idea] button/panel mod
From: scott (die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com)
--- Minuk Choi <Choi.Minuk_at_verizon.net> wrote:
how 'off' is it? my F2 and F3 are both broken, but they stay inside the archos still.
> I tried to super glue the piece back onto the support bar thingy(if you've taken it apart,
'tried' implying that it didn't work? i know some people have done this sucessfully. i would've by
> Anyway, while I was looking inside, it looks like the buttons themselves are not directly
if memory serves, only the F buttons are like that.
> Has anyone thought about doing a hardware mod which would replace the rather fragile buttons?
i've _thought_ of it, but not realistically.
> Right now, I've half a mind to just remove the entire buttons layout part from the cover, so I
i thought of this, but i don't like the idea of the circuit board being so exposed.
> they look like the buttons on a mouse anyway(even down to the "click") and shouldn't be hard to
i think implenting it is the challenge, not the design. offhand i can't think of a way to redo the
> It would be cool if the button panel can be replaced with the touch buttons of the 3rd
might be cool, but would probably be a lot more work than it's worth.
> Anyone with any insight, or even interest reply here. I definitely need a more permenant fix to
i'm definitely interested in a soltion, as i have 2 buttons that are broken, and down is feeling
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