Old XL, touch screen black, but touch works

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  1. NoSmokingBandit
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    I have an old XL that is hardmodded. Everything worked fine, but when I turned it on today the bottm screen stayed dark. The touch part still works (can confirm by turning it off by pressing where the button would be).

    What should I do to troubleshoot it?


    edit: idk what happened half of my post was missing.
     
    Last edited by NoSmokingBandit, Oct 6, 2016
  2. TariqSoftDev

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    "Touch part" is a thin layer over the actual screen called the Digitizer , what you need is to check the bottom screen cables or if that don't work buy a new one for like £10 approx 12$-13$
     
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    The touch functions works, I don't need a digitizer.
     
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    Did you read what he said?
     
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    I'm sure @TariqSoftDev was refering to you buy a "new one bottom screen".
    As He said, check if both ribbons are well connected but it's probably a hardware failure.

    What you're going to need can be found (for eg.) here:
    https://www.amazon.com/Replacement-Bottom-Display-Nintendo-packaging/dp/B00F4BDZKM
     
  7. JCCG1989

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    Sigh... you're one of these... He actually explained that the touch function is apart of the screen, that is a layer over the actual screen NOT that you need one.

    He recommended to check all the wires are ok with your screen or buy another one, sigh...
     
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