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Author Topic: Loose micro USB port  (Read 2418 times)

ace9094 (OP)

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Loose micro USB port
« on: February 01, 2020, 12:16:15 pm »
Hey all,

My RS-90 has a loose USB port and will not charge, anyone ever fixed one that can advise ? I have a soldering iron but I have never used it lol

Is it hard to do?
Anything I should watch out for ?
Should I just bin it ?

Thanks
ace
Dingoo A320, GCW0, RS-97 x2, Revo-K101, RS-90, PSP, GameGadget, New 3DS 128GB, PS Vita 200GB, RS-45, Gamebox Advance and a few other obscure devices

v47

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Re: Loose micro USB port
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2020, 08:04:47 pm »
Sounds like a great opportunity to try it out - I mean, what do you have to lose (if the alternative is throwing the entire device away).

There should be a lot of videos on how to desolder and resolder usb connectors on youtube.

lemmywinks

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Re: Loose micro USB port
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2020, 08:08:25 pm »
Mine also does this, it will charge but the port is temperamental, it's the connections inside as I've already reflowed the pins which didn't solve the issue. A generic battery charger like this will work, I have two batteries in rotation anyway:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000221576698.html?spm=a2g0o.productlist.0.0.7d416d17yJ0Xv3&algo_pvid=e7ac8f11-0d6f-4ee1-b8f9-56cae5a92e25&algo_expid=e7ac8f11-0d6f-4ee1-b8f9-56cae5a92e25-2&btsid=6365c41a-3457-4e13-8d73-327bcd3a5a10&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_6,searchweb201603_53

If anybody finds a suitable port then please post it here.
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