Eclipse 180G2-W Troubleshooting
Model: Eclipse 180G2-W RD 4GB
Many issues may prevent the device from turning on, take notice of indicator LED while attempting to turn on the device in order to troubleshoot.
If your device starts up while using a charger, but not while using the battery this indicates that the battery may no longer hold a charge.
If the display remains off with the device turned on the display could have failed or become disconnected internally.
If you have put a charged battery into the device and it has no indication of start-up then the problem most likely lies in the motherboard.
There are thousands of components that make up this device, over time any one of them could fail from many different factors, this is where modular components shine.
If you are pressing the touch-pad but the device is not responding then there is a good chance the contacts have become dirty or failed.
If the device is not reading an SD card, remove the card and clean the pins. Upon replacement if the card still does not recognize, the internal card reader has failed or SD card may be broken.
If the external speaker or headphone port is not outputting any sound then the audio board has failed. If either one works but not the other this is indication that the specific component has failed. i.e. Speaker blown out, headphone circuit failed.
If you plug the device into the usb port of your computer and the system does not recognize the device as being plugged in then the USB circuit is broken. This is non-replaceable.
The FM transmitter is integrated onto the motherboard of the device, if the FM radio has ceased working it is non-replaceable.