These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Device Identification & Background ¶
The Palm V is enclosed in an anodized aluminum case, equipped with a 3.2" 160x160 pixel LCD touchscreen. The dimensions are 80mm x 115mm x 10mm and it weighs 4.1oz. Inside the device is the Palm OS 3.1 and 2 MB of flash memory. It also comes with a built-in rechargable Li-Ion battery. This battery is charged via the HotSync Cradle.
The main difference the Palm V and the similar Palm Vx is the Palm Vx comes with 8 MB flash memory. The dimensions, however, are the same.
The original Palm V also shipped with a plastic and plastic/metal combo stylus. Either works fine with the touchscreen.
Additional Information ¶
Digitizer Repair Guide from Directfix.
Teardown Guide from Directfix.
Disassembly Guide for screen removal, motherboard, buttons, and case from PerformancePDA.