7.9 inch display iPad Mini, with 16, 32, or 64 GB of storage.

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Horizontal lines at bottom 1/4 of screen with some duplication


I have my son's iPad mini which has fine horizontal lines at bottom 1/4 (approx.) of screen. It also partially ghosts some of the top of the screen over the bottom area where the horizontal lines are flickering.

It is possible it has been dropped however I do not believe there would be water damage. It has a Thule complete covered case so I thought that may have provided some protection against a drop.

Any suggestions appreciated. I was an electronics technician for a radio station in my earlier days so have a fair ability, with instruction, to fault find and subsequently repair if economical.

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Ouch! Not good here ;-{

Did you get your iPad wet or by chance drop it or sit on it?

What has happened is the display and or its support logic has been damaged. If you got the iPad wet some corrosion has built up on either the connectors or logic board. If you dropped it or sat on it the display unit its self maybe damaged.

This is not something for a DIY it's going to need someone with deeper skills and the right tools to fix.

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