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Q: laptop display replacement

I'm trying to work on solutions for a friend with a Toshiba A15 S127. The display has gone dark. I believe it is the backlight that has gone out since I can vaguely see the desktop when I shine a light on it and the funtion-f7 didn't make it brighter.

I have two concerns regarding purchasing a replacement display.

1) Is it relatively straight forward to replace. I have cracked the case on an old Thinkpad and a Mac laptop so I don't mind trying, I just want to understand the risks first.

2) Several online articles indicate that the inverter may also be the cause of this problem. Is the inverter part of the replacement display or part of the main casing internals? I hate to spend to much on a display only to find I have to spend more on an inverter or have I got this pattern backwards.


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A: laptop display replacement

Could be either the inverter or the backlight, no easy way to tell except by replacement. That often means its cheaper to have it done in a shop, rather than buy both parts.

Grtting the laptop apart can be a problem unless you follow the disassembly instructions (if you can get them), but having it still work when reassembled is even more rare...
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A:Display replacement

From the Service Manual: Manual There is a 1366 x 768 panel and a 1600 x 900 panel and there is only one cable used for either panel so yes, you could replace your panel with the higher resolution model and the screen will display at the right resolution.  Post back if you need help locating the part or installing.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.
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...and suddenly had issues with the OS...Click to expand...

What were the original issues with the OS that caused you to try reinstalling the OS in the first place?
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Hi Terry,We’re listening. We’ll surely check for available options and assist you. We request you to Private Message the following details to check for more details. To send a private message, click on my name and select ‘Send private message’.1. The service tag of the system. 2. Your email address. 3. The registered owner name of this system.
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Hi ac2b  , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
Since the external display is working fine , we may eliminate possible drivers issue. 
At this point it may be either a cable or the LCD module . 
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A:backup cover display and base assembly replacement for Inspiron 13 7348

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Quote: Originally Posted by skuzzzzy

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Quote: Originally Posted by Den02

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A:Laptop does not recognize non-OEM replacement battery

Quote: Originally Posted by pdw98

Technical information:
*The factory battery (OEM) is a Sanyo AS07B31 (lithium Ion, 4400mAh, 48Wh, 10.8V, 6 cell).
*The replacement battery is a Famis FAM18674 (Lithium Ion, 5200mAh, 49Wh, 14.8V, 8 cell)

There is your problem right there. Wrong voltage.
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A:Sager Laptop Battery Replacement?

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Hey TJ,

You can try this LCD screen:

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A:Good laptop replacement batteries??

Good Morning vookster82, have you considered carefully opening the battery and chasing suitable replacement cells.
Alternatively, do you have a battery repacking industry there.
It is a thriving industry here, often using better quality replacement cells than the original.

But you do need to keep track of costs, sometimes a repack can be more expensive than a factory replacement.

I have taken cells out of a battery operated drill pack but it is a bit of a gamble breaking these things open as to whether they will be suitable for use.
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A:Laptop Hard Drive Replacement

the three Operating System Recovery discs that came with it will be enough to get the system back to the original status,Click to expand...

yes they should set back to factory condition

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