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iPhone 8 Hydra (U6300) IC Replacement

When an iPhone 8 no longer charges, it can be the fault of many things. Typically it is the fault of the charging port, but when this is replaced and issues still exist then it may be time to look at the board.

If all the “external” parts have been replaced and tested (charging port/battery) then the fault can be related to what used to be called the Tristar, which has now been updated and renamed to the Hydra IC 1612A1 (U6300)

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iPhone 7 no sound motherboard repair service

We've discovered a "signature fault" in the iPhone 7 series which results in no audio meaning no sound from the ear speakers, loud speakers or microphones. Occasionally this also triggers boot-loops, which is when the phone tries to turn on a fails the hardware check which causes the phone to reboot for an extended period of time. 

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iPhone Long Screw Damage Repair

Long screw damage can be caused on many different devices such as the iPhone 5S, iPhone SE, iPhone 6/6S and 7 series. Each model has different locations for possible long screw damage. Depending on the model of the iPhone long screw damage can range in severity from "basic" problems such as no backlight, no service or much bigger problems such as no image, or no boot caused by a 1v8 short.

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FPC Connector Repair

A flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector is used to connect to circuits together in a device or unit that flexes in a small or confined manner that does not otherwise allow a socketed connection. Often times these connectors are made from a brittle plastic that is not rated for many connects and disconnects, as such they can fail with normal installations. This service is to repair or replace a damaged FPC connector on any device.

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Logic Board Micro Soldering Repair Services

With the aide of schematics, board views and donor parts these repairs are often feasible and much cheaper then the alternative which would involve replacing the whole motherboard, which sometimes can compromise the data on the device, rendering the information unreadable.

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iPhone 6S Backlight Repair

Typically for a backlight to go out on the iPhone 6S would be a result of a few things, 1 being liquid damage on the motherboard causing corrosion and shorting out the backlight circuit which contains a diode, a backlight ic (U4020) as well as few other discrete components. Another way a backlight circuit can go out is also by installing a replacement screen and bridging a few of the connectors on the LCD FPC connection thus causing a short and ruining the circuit.

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iPad Mini Digitizer FPC Connector Repair

Repairing an iPad Mini Digitizer and realized the pins had come out of the digitizer fpc connector? No need to worry! This a typical problem faced during ipad mini repairs and here at micro soldering repairs we love this repair! 

In order to repair this we will remove and re-install a new digitizer fpc connector. 

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