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Kindle Keyboard Replacement Screen

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by Mark Holtz, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. Mark Holtz

    Mark Holtz Day Sleeper

    Mar 23, 2002
    Sacramento, CA
    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?
  2. wingrider01

    wingrider01 Hall Of Fame

    Sep 9, 2005
    would be interested also for battery, mine just died and will not charge anymore:(
  3. klang

    klang Hall Of Fame

    Oct 14, 2003
    I was going to suggest just picking up a new one but it appears Amazon quit selling the keyboard model. :shrug:
  4. Mike Bertelson

    Mike Bertelson 6EQUJ5 WOW! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 24, 2007
  5. EdJ

    EdJ Legend

    Jan 9, 2007
    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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