Raspberry Pi USB port replacement

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Post Sun Oct 30, 2016 12:05 pm

Raspberry Pi USB port replacement

My Pi 2 has always had 1 port dead.

Upon further inspection it seems the back panel is damaged so I'm assuming the earth inside the port is weak/damaged. I plan to replace this connector so i can use all 4 ports again.

My Pi 2:

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Post Sat Nov 05, 2016 2:31 pm

Re: Raspberry Pi USB port replacement

New USB port arrived to time to solder!

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Removing the existing fault port

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New port soldered in place

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All done and ready for testing!

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