ak 2.1 -- shell questions

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Apr 26, 2010

ak 2.1 -- shell questions by Another World at 1:08 AM (1,182 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. Another World
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    i'm working on a little project and i require some information from the community.

    acekard 2.1 hwid80 (all 3 pcb colors), i need the following information...

    1) what color pcb do you have (so i can keep the info straight)
    2) is your shell clipped or glued?
    3) is your msd slot spring loaded or not?
    4) ever have any 2.1 contact issues? (if yes -- cart, msd, or both?)

    thanks!
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    You realise you don't have photo's of the inside of the HW81 AK2i's shell?

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    I'm happy to take photo's of the inside of both halves of the shell, but i'm not PM'ing them. I don't do PMs. But I can't do it until tommorrow, as it's dark (ity's a 6 year old camera) and the photo above is crap.
     
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    thats not what this is about. this project has nothing to do with the other one. this is information gathering for something different. acekard isn't responding to emails and i need the information i asked for above.

    hwid 80 green pcb - clip shell, spring loaded, no contact issues
    hwid 80 black pcb - clip shell, spring loaded, no contact issues.

    thats what i have infront of me, i've been told there were glued shells and no springs in the recent batches. i need to find out the truth.

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    I know it's not, but i've no idea where your other thread is. It's slipped down the pages.

    I was only offering, and besides I was under the impression this was to with the contacts. I thought it might be valuabe for you to have a high res photo of the AK2i shell to compare against the AK2.1 so you can compare the difference as the AK2i suffers from it much more.

    As for the spring, some of these are shipped with the MicroSD card in the 'locked' position. Some of those that use them won't be aware they actually have spring loaded slots.
     
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    i know for a fact team acekard removed the springs at one point, because they told me so. but i don't know if that change was in any of the 2.1 builds. there goal was to ship only guled non-spring loaded 2.1s by the time the blue pcb came out. then they went back to the black pcb and started to ship the 2i. i lost track.

    thats why i'm asking for the info now.

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    You can also see in 0SZ's photos their AK2.1 is spring loaded, and they claim that is from a 'new' batch. Likewise you can tell from the PCB that it was taken out of a clip style shell. The same goes for AK2.1 from the 'bad batch' they photographed.

    RockStar has a thread which may help you (but probably not) if you haven't seen it http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=218948
     
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    so tk_saturn took this thread off-topic rather quickly. i still need this information from you guys who own these cards. i don't want speculation based on some images on the net or what is currently being sold.

    i really need this info for a soon to be posted official project at the temp.

    team acekard has been difficult to get in contact with. they once told me that they wanted to stop the production of all clipped shells and spring loaded msd slots. i need to know if they actually did this. if anyone out there has a 2.1 that has a glued shell and is non-spring loaded, please let me know.

    i'm looking for confirmation from more than a few people so i can post some info as factual. otherwise i can't post it, if i can't back it up.

    again this is what i need
    acekard 2.1 hwid80 (all 3 pcb colors), i need the following information...

    1) what color pcb do you have (so i can keep the info straight)
    2) is your shell clipped or glued?
    3) is your msd slot spring loaded or not?
    4) ever have any 2.1 contact issues? (if yes -- cart, msd, or both?)

    just information, no pictures. feel free to PM me if you like.

    thanks,
    -another world
     
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    1) Black
    2) Clipped
    3) Spring Loaded
    4) No, although I don't use it much since I also have a AK2i.
     

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