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When keyboard doesn't light up on Beo5/6..

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Weebyx
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Weebyx Posted: Tue, Feb 7 2017 6:22 PM

My Beo6 which I had brought back to life, suddenly stopped turning on the keyboard light.

Nothing could get it to turn on, dark room, reboot, new configuration, battery disconnect.

But while I had the keyboard out to disconnect battery, I noticed that the flat cable going to the screen from keyboard, was very bend, and looked like there was a bad connection at the side of the bend. 

By totally luck and chance, I actually had a cable in the drawer, (once got a bunch of different cables while trying to fix a BL5000 screen). The cable is the same, but a bit shorter, but that was no problem. 

Removed the screen and changed the cable.. Keyboard light back on :)

/Weebyx

TWG
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TWG replied on Wed, Feb 8 2017 6:10 AM

sometimes you just need some luck... :-) Re-Enjoy your Beo 6.

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