DR1000 Unreadable screen
#1  aspas 06-17-2015, 03:51 PM

I unpacked my DR1000S after a couple of years in storage. To my disappointment the screen is unreadable even though it appears to boot...

This is how it looks:

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Do you think this may be recoverable somehow or is the reader doomed?

I appreciate any suggestions.


#2  MrWarper 08-29-2015, 11:54 AM
I guess this will come a bit late, but...

My DR1000 screens start to look like yours when the battery capacity drops significantly. I would replace the battery and give your DR1000 two or three complete charge/discharge cycles.

Hope this helps,

#3  cliro 12-02-2021, 02:37 AM
Sorry to reply so late..

I have a samiliar problem, the screen has blank with horizontal black line instead of vertical in the image shows in yours.

Have you fixed it?

#4  aspas 12-03-2021, 09:55 AM
In my case, the problem was indeed a faulty battery. I ordered a new one and the problem went away after charging it. You may give it a try...

#5  cliro 12-10-2021, 05:43 AM
Many thanks.

It's really hard to buy a battery for this old friend. No where to find.
If any recommandation, please let me know.

#6  cliro 12-11-2021, 12:50 AM
I just bought one battery in local store and am waiting for delivery.
Based on the tutorial about changing battery, there will be some soldering work to do.

Figure cross.

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