Screen for the Kobo Mini
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 Mini the most often installed screen is ED050SC3(LF), made by E-ink corp. (http://www.e-ink.com)
Characteristics of the screen:
- Model of the screen: ED050SC3(LF)
- Type of the screen: VIZPLEX
- Diagonal, inches: 5
- Size of the working area of the screen: 76x102 mm.
- Resolution: 600 x 800 dots
- Contrast: 7:1
- Density: 200 points per inch (ppi)
- Backlight of the screen: no
- 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 Mini 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 ED050SC3(LF)
to the e-book Kobo Mini
, 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:
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