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Default Power button Ribbon extender? - 02-21-2010, 03:09 AM

I'm modding my mini into a tablet and I need a way of extending the power button cable.. does anyone know of a ribbon extender or something?
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Default 02-21-2010, 04:17 AM

You could cut it halfway and extend it with another ribbon or tiny wires?

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Default 02-21-2010, 10:51 AM

The power button ribbon actually uses only two of its leads that are shorted when the button is pressed. You could use any ol' wire and solder it between the button board and and the end of the original cable.
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