Screen for the Kobo Glo HD
Remember that changing a screen of an electronic book is quite a hard work and if you are not sure in your abilities, it is better to go to the service centre. The authors are not responsible for your actions while following the recomendations written in this page.
In order to make sure that exactly this model of the screen is installed in your e-book it is necessary to disassemble your device before buying the screen. Some manufacturers of e-books install different displays into different batches of the same model!
On the flat cable of the display there are pasted some paper labels. There is given the voltage VCON as 3 numbers with a dot after the first number, which is needed for the image correction, on one of them. While on the other label which is bigger there is the model of the screen. There is shown marking area on the display in the picture.
In e-books Kobo Glo HD the most often installed screen is ED060KG1(LF), made by E-ink corp. (http://www.e-ink.com)
Characteristics of the screen:
- Model of the screen: ED060KG1(LF)
- Type of the screen: E-ink Carta HD
- Diagonal, inches: 6
- Size of the working area of the screen: 91x122 mm.
- Resolution: 1072 x 1448 dots
- Contrast: 15:1
- Density: 300 points per inch (ppi)
- Backlight of the screen: yes
- sensor: no
Many people can think it is strange that the e-book is sensor but the display is not. The matter is that the sensor type of Kobo Glo HD is infrared. Such a sensor is a separate product - frame with optical sensors. It is installed along the perimeter of the screen. It is important to install it exactly into the old place while you are assembling the device.
You can order a new display in the internet-shop using this link:
In order to install the display ED060KG1(LF)
to the e-book Kobo Glo HD
, to see the appearance and location of the label with a marking on the display and to determine the necessarity of next regulation of the e-book you can use our universal method:
You can watch the videoinstruction about disassembling the e-book and changing the broken screen in the site youtube.com, using this link:
What to read?James M. Cain "Metro 2034"
. An amoral young tramp. A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband. A problem that has only one grisly solution--a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve...
What to read?Stephen King "Mr Mercedes"
. A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring a retired homicide detective who's haunted by the few cases he left open, and by one in particular - the pre-dawn slaughter of eight people among hundreds gathered in line for the opening of a jobs fair when the economy was guttering out. Without warning, a lone driver ploughed through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes. The plot is kicked into gear when Bill Hodges receives a letter in the mail, from a man claiming to be the perpetrator. He taunts Hodges with the notion that he will strike again. Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on preventing that from happening...Charlaine Harris "Day Shift"
. Welcome to Midnight, Texas. It's a quiet little town, perched at the junction between Davy Road and Witch Light Road, and it's easy to miss. With its boarded-up windows, single traffic light and sleepy air, there's nothing special about Midnight . . . which is exactly how the residents like it.
So when the news comes that a new owner plans to renovate the run-down, abandoned old hotel in town, it's not met with pleasure. Who would want to come to Midnight, with its handful of shops, the Home Cookin diner, and quiet residents - and why? But there are bigger problems in the air. When Manfred Bernado, the newest resident in town, is swept up in a deadly investigation suddenly the hotel and its residents are the least of the towns concern. The police, lawyers and journalists are all headed to Midnight, and it's the worst possible moment...To find these books, check out the "e-library".