For those wanting to start doing the actual work, here is a list of devices for microsoldering.
Microscope and the repair station.
Good to have a sliding track, that will allow you moving left and right.
Digital heat gun.
Soldering station and soldering irons.
Well, this iPad is not charging. How do you determine whether to change battery, charging port or fix motherboard?
A Tristar Tester will help you work it out quick.
Plug it in.
This one shows a caution sign, indicating a faulty U2 IC.
Press the right button to run a scan.
Connect mainboard to the power supply.
Power supply reads 0.04A current going through the circuit.
It means some component on the circuit is shorted or there's a power leakage somewhere on the board.
We use this Seek thermal camera to scan the device for hot spot.
Plug it i...
On the left, it's a US version factory stock. The home button is sitting horizontally. The Aussie version has a tilted home button.
If you want to use this screen, then you will need to cut the hole bigger to fit the Aussie home button.
So avoid when possible.
In the middle, this is a Oz version ...
Cut the home button flex off the screen.See image on the left after the removable.
Installing the SL home button flex to the screen as shown.