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Old 06-30-2016, 07:35 AM   #1
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Fixing broken connection inside a camera

When I was replacing my broken screen on my Sony Nex5R, I accidentally pulled and snapped an orange connection. Just wondering if anyone knows how I could fix this, or would I need a new part?
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Old 06-30-2016, 07:46 AM   #2
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That ribbon cable? Technically you might be able to fix it, but it's gonna be extremely hard.
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Its near impossible to fix ribbon cables, its not worth the time or effort, get a new cable and you should be good.
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Old 06-30-2016, 01:17 PM   #5
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1. buy usb microscope.
2. tear away the orange plastic layer to reveal conductors.
3. secure the two pieces so it sits as if it wasnt torn.
4. solder together using a pin
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where are you sourcing the new ribbon cable from?
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