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Electronics => Repair => Topic started by: dmkmedia on December 27, 2016, 10:23:20 pm

Title: Bluetooth headphone repair
Post by: dmkmedia on December 27, 2016, 10:23:20 pm
i bought a Bluetooth headset for my pc and i had the dongle on the front on my pc facing outwards . i dropped something at the front of my pc and bent the Bluetooth adapter and it has now stopped working.

visually there dont seems any broken traces / connections

any idea where i can start

when i plug it in windows does noting so its not even seeing im plugging it in
the usb socket is ok as it powers other items
Title: Re: Bluetooth headphone repair
Post by: KhronX on December 28, 2016, 02:57:28 am
In that case, you DO have some broken traces ::)
Title: Re: Bluetooth headphone repair
Post by: WolfmanTech on January 02, 2017, 08:01:42 pm
Since windows doesn't see it, I'd guess power or ground have been interrupted, likely by broken solder joints or snapped traces.
Alternately both data lines or all four connections could be broken.
If I were repairing such damage for my own use, I might use a short piece of usb cable and solder the wires to the next nearest component of each trace, stabilizing/protecting the repair with epoxy once electrical function was confirmed. But that's me and my bodges, you might be able to get away with re-soldering connections and/or bridging the breaks with fin wire. Such tiny fiddly stuff!  :-/O
Title: Re: Bluetooth headphone repair
Post by: dmkmedia on January 02, 2017, 10:13:51 pm
i tried all that and gave up
last shot to re-flow...
and .. nothing..

bought another one for £30