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Pinout of the Click Wheel or LCD to logic board ribbons?

I have aleast 3 Nanos this generation that has click wheel issues and a replacement click wheel does not work. I would guess the actual ribbon cable to the logic board went bad. My question is, does anyone have a pinout of where each pin connects to on the logic board? I would like to check each pin and would help everyone further understand Click Wheel related issues.

On a side note, I have found a few of the pins on the board. I am also looking to get a pinout from the LCD screen to logic board.

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Cmd here is what I got :) hope it helps



1 —– Vbatt (was connedted directly to li-po in ipod; connected to 3V3 supply on board)

2 —– CW_SCL_PIN (clock from clickwheel)

3 —– hw enable? (connected to 3V3)

4—– N/C

5 —– N/C

6 —– CW_SDA_PIN (clickwheel serial data; pulled up with 100K)

7—– hw enable? (connected to 3V3)

8 —– GND

*as indicated on ribbon cable of clickwheel module

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Ahh didn't think of looking there, that should be detailed enough for what I am looking todo, thanks a lot!

Do you happen to have any info on the LCD screen ribbon? I know the left pins are related to the backlight power source, but that's about it.


I got the one for the %G video still scouring for the nano. Here is the one for 5G video:Connector pinout pin 1 - nearest the edge of the LCD frame

Pin Function

1 Not Used

2 3.1V Supply

3 1.8V Presumably I/O supply. All I/Os run at 1.8v levels.

hopefully this pin can be set to 3V or 3.3v for 3V IO - I'll wait til I have ID'd the controller, or have an expendable display before testing this!

4 0V

5 /Reset.

6 /CS Chip select

7 /WR write strobe

8 RS Selects command/data register ( called CD in some datasheets)

9 /RD read strobe

Data bus Colour

10 D0 Blue 0

11 D1 Blue 1

12 D2 Blue 2

13 D3 Blue 3

14 D4 Blue 4

15 D5 Green 0

16 D6 Green 1

17 D7 Green 2

18 0V

19 D8 Green 3

20 D9 Green 4

21 D10 Green 5

22 D11 Red 0

23 D12 Red 1

24 D13 Red 2

25 D14 Red 3

26 D15 Red 4

27 0V

28 Vsync out. Goes high for 84.5us at frame rate of 47Hz

29 0V

30 Backlight -

31 Backlight + Vf is 13.7V ( 4 white LEDs in series)

32 Not used


Great info, I also have some 5G models coming to fix :D.


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