How to replace an Asus eee PC Netbook LCD Screen

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The ASUS eeePC netbook is an inexpensive portable computer, but being small it is liable to be sat on, stood on, or banged very easily.  This can, and does, cause a few broken screens.


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The cost to repair in a computer store can be close to $200, not far off the actual cost of some of these netbooks ($299 for ours).

So we then look at the DIY option.

There are two important bits to the DIY option:

1: Finding the right screen panel

2: Installing this panel.


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Installing the panel is dealt with very comprehensively at: www.insidemylaptop.com/replace-broken-led-backlit-screen-asus-eee-pc-1201n-netbook and I will be following that carefully when I work on our one.  They show very good instructions, and excellent photographs of each stage in the procedure.

This then leaves; finding the panel.  I am looking at some of my Chinese contacts in this regard, as I do not like the $110 local price, $250 including fitting).  And as these panels are almost certainly made in China, it makes sense to cut out the middleman where possible.


Books on the ASUS eeePC:

Australia (Priced in March 2011)

  • A$22.74 Using the Asus Eee PC By Bill Lawrence www.fishpond.com.au Free Delivery in Australia
  • A$23.20 ASUS Eee PC For Dummies By Joel McNamara www.fishpond.com.au Free Delivery in Australia

UK:

ASUS Eee PC For Dummies ISBN 9780470411544
March 2011 AUD$21.48 or £13.27

Using the Asus Eee PC ISBN 9780789738103
March 2011 AUD$25.63 or £15.83

United States

The Netbook Computer itself..  


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