Freaking piece of crap HIPGEAR!!!

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Freaking piece of crap HIPGEAR!!!

Post by CronoTriggerfan » Wed Jun 20, 2007 6:40 pm

Okay, I'm seriously about to punch a baby. Yeah, that mad. Every FREAKING time I buy one of these damn HipGear screens, the damn orange ribbon cable makes the screen all fuzzy. It has to be in EXACTLY the right position for it to function correctly, and it only stays that way for about 3 seconds! People have told me I just had a "bad unit" the last 2 times this has happened, but this is time #3, and I don't think that's the case. What the hell is up with this thing?!? Anyone know how to fix it?

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Post by hailrazer » Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:12 pm

You just need to go with the 2.5" Lcd screens from Ebay. They work perfect and look great :)

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Post by CronoTriggerfan » Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:16 pm

hailrazer wrote:You just need to go with the 2.5" Lcd screens from Ebay. They work perfect and look great :)
I actually grabbed one up just last week, and I must agree, they're simply astounding! :D I would definitely sub that screen in for the HipGear, but in this case, it's just not possible, as the case has already been designed to fit the HipGear specifically. :cry: Oh well, next time!

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Post by G-force » Thu Jun 21, 2007 2:13 am

Are you taking apart the clamp for the cable when you took it apart, and did you push it back in when you replaced the cable? Thats all that comes to mind for me...

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Post by shmagoogin77 » Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:30 pm

hailrazer wrote:You just need to go with the 2.5" Lcd screens from Ebay. They work perfect and look great :)
can i have a link to these screens please?

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Post by hailrazer » Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:44 pm

shmagoogin77 wrote:
hailrazer wrote:You just need to go with the 2.5" Lcd screens from Ebay. They work perfect and look great :)
can i have a link to these screens please?
http://cgi.ebay.com/High-Resolution-2-5 ... dZViewItem

And this might be the same one in a different package.

http://cgi.ebay.com/2-5-car-monitor-for ... dZViewItem

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Post by HotDog-Cart » Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:56 pm

Can ya post a link of one in Usd or cad on ebay.ca?
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Post by hailrazer » Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:17 pm

HotDog-Cart wrote:Can ya post a link of one in Usd or cad on ebay.ca?
They all come from Honk Kong. It's about $65-70 shipped.

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