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Kindle Keyboard Replacement Screen

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#1 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 03:19 PM

My mothers well-loved Kindle Keyboard (Kindle 3) has just started developing issues. Looking at the YouTube video, it appears to be fairly easy to replace the screen. I might as well replace the battery at the same thing. Anyone know of any good sources for screens? 

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#2 OFFLINE   wingrider01


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Posted 07 June 2013 - 05:31 AM

would be interested also for battery, mine just died and will not charge anymore:(

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Posted 07 June 2013 - 05:39 AM

I was going to suggest just picking up a new one but it appears Amazon quit selling the keyboard model. :shrug:

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Posted 09 June 2013 - 08:07 AM

Here is a step by step for replacement.




...and a source for the screen.





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Posted 09 June 2013 - 09:11 PM

I saw that the cost of the screen was $41.  I always went by the rule of thumb that if the repair was going to cost 50% or more of a new one, JUNK IT.  A new basic Kindle is $69.  The newest type (PaperWhite) is $119.  The kybd is nice, but I don't use it that much that I could not get used to the on-screen controls.

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