Pro Magnetic Project Mat

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Product code: IF145-167-4

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Pro Magnetic Project Mat

$19.95 Was $25.00
You save $5.05!

Product code: IF145-167-4

Product Overview

Repair can be tough. This mat makes it easier.

  • Simply organizes all your parts while you work on a device.
  • Dry erase surface lets you keep notes and stops mistakes.
  • Reduces reassembly time by up to 40% while preventing errors.

Pen wearing out? We have replacement pens.

Product Details

  • Dimensions: 8" x 10" x 0.105"

  $19.95

 

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Anyone who has done electronics repair knows how irritating lost screws can be—if you’re lucky, you’ll end up with a slightly lighter laptop. If you’re unlucky, your $1,000 laptop will be brought to its knees by a $0.05 clip hiding under a table leg. Designed by fixers, for fixers, the 8”x10” Magnetic Project Mat solves this repair problem. Spacious and secure, the mat will catch and hold screws as you pull them out of a device.

Great for cell phone repairs, and you can stop worrying about screw tracking and focus on the cell phone; all the screws will be right where you left them. For laptops with hundreds of screws, use the whole mat as a screw guide and keep careful notes to not get lost.

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The included pen is uniquely suited for the Project Mat. It’s made by Staedtler, the German pen company that makes top-of-the-line pens and pencils for artists and architects. Their Lumocolor Correctable pen doesn’t smear or wipe away like most dry erase markers, so if you brush your hand across the mat while performing a repair, the ink doesn’t scratch or smear. However, the eraser tip or a dry cloth wipes the ink away clean.

This mat will enable you to work more smoothly and efficiently. Check out our video, and learn how it can make lost screws a problem of the past.

EditTech Specs ¶ 

Mat ¶ 

Surface: Dry Erase

Length: 10 inches

Height: 8 inches

Thickness 0.105 inches

Pen ¶ 

Brand: Staedtler

Ink: Lumocolor Correctable

Color: Black

Tip Size: .6 mm

 

Stories

My Problem

Sat on my macbook, screen broken. Now repaired

My Fix

Very easy, 15 minutes and the screen was swapped

My Advice

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My Problem

Because the screen was completely shattered

My Fix

It went flawless :)!!!

My Advice

Just be careful with the home button cable when taking the adhesive off

My Problem

My brother gave me his shattered iPad 3 screen for free...lucky me.

My Fix

I have repaired various iDevices for fun and I would have to say...this one is the most straight forward. It took less time to repair than an iPhone. The process took me a little longer since most of the original class was shattered into tiny shards of glass. It took me about 45min to an hour. I had to meticulously scrape off the double sided tape and bits of glass, bend the aluminum back corners and remove the display bevel and tape. I prefer using a heat gun on a low setting to separate/ remove the tape holding the screen in place. It was more effective than a hair dryer or the iopener.

My Advice

If your glass is super shattered...and not just cracked, I applied packing tape across the whole display before starting. This allowed me to work the display as one piece as much as possible. Make sure you wear latex or latex free gloves so you don't transfer any oils onto the back side of the new screen or the lcd. I made the mistake of scratching my forehead with my gloved hand...and left a little smudge on the underside of the screen....so try and refrain from touching your face. In addition, keep a can of air near by. Make sure you don't get little pieces of glass under your iPad while you are working. Last thing you want to make scratches into the back of your iPad.

My Problem

Phone could not be read and wasn't even powering up correctly with a shattered screen, instead of having to spend $600 on a new phone I was able to repair it for 70!

My Fix

The repair went flawless, very easy to do with the help of the video online.

My Advice

It might seem daunting to repair such a small device... but you can do it so give it a shot.

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My Problem

Girlfriend's iPhone 5s' rear camera stopped working one day, plain and simple.

My Fix

I did the main steps of turning it off and back on as well as resetting the phone, but still so success. After receiving the replacement and finally sitting down to fix it, it took me less than 10 mins to get inside and find the problem. I asked her if anything else had not been working as well and she explained the the flashlight hadn't worked either since the incident. Come to find out, I was too excited to order a new part and take her phone apart to ask what had actually happened; she had dropped her phone a few weeks back and in the process the ribbon connecting the Rear Camera was dislodged causing the camera and flash to stop working. I reconnected it screwed everything back together and BLAM, everything was perfect!! I told her it was a tough job but I managed to get it fixed so all is good. I don't have the heart to tell her how easy it was, more or less because I'm embarrassed for my mistakes.

My Advice

See title above...

My Problem

I do not use my optical drive very often and will install the original SATA 500GB HDD and then secure the optical drive in an enclosure.

My Fix

Have not done it yet.

My Advice

Other World Computing offers the best advice, service, and parts. Always use them for your needs.

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My Problem

battery stopped holding a charge

My Fix

Only problem was step 1 as the small plastic opening tool broke trying to open the first side. Used a spudger to open the side and it worked fine.

My Advice

Used a spludger to open the side of the case instead of the small plastic opening tool

My Problem

Las computadoras de disco mecánico ya tardaban mucho en encender y a cada rato salía la pelota playera dando vueltas, signo de que el sistema está pensando o atorado.

My Fix

La reparación fue sencillísima, las cosas que compré en iFixit me llegaron rapidísimo! Y las guías me sirvieron perfectamente.

My Advice

Mi consejo es que hay veces que se pueden utilizar los dedos en lugar de herramientas o pinzas, para zafar los conectores, tendrás más control y menos riesgo de romperlos.

My Problem

I had a bicycle accident and I got my iphone 5S crystal scrren and lcd broken

My Fix

Just fine. I had a little problem during the front button reassembly refering to the metal support and a small squared linner but finally i got it the right way.

My Advice

the step-by-step guide was of great help and the video guide too. I would add a little more detail in the video guide maybe adding, for some steps, a detailed photo, slide or diagram as support.

My Problem

Replace logic board; replace HDD with SSD; move HDD to optical bay; upgrade RAM.

My Fix

All in all, everything went well. Considering that this was my first repair ever, it took me much longer (4-6 hours) than indicated (40-60 mins). Also, during the repair I had to watch a couple of video tutorials on YouTube, because sometimes the guides alone weren't sufficient.

My Advice

To anyone who's going to do this repair, make sure you also get a 5.5 mm Phillips screwdriver. During the repair I came across a step which required this particular screwdriver, but I didn't have one since it wasn't mentioned on the list of required tools of the logic board replacement guide.

Furthermore, there is a Phillips #1 Screwdriver listed as a required tool for this repair, but I didn't use it since I managed to carry out that particular step using a Phillips #00 Screwdriver instead.

Also, at the end of the logic board replacement guide it says: "To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order". This is slightly misleading, simply because in doing so you would omit a very important step, namely to apply new thermal paste first. Therefore, I would advise to either include or refer to the 'Applying Thermal Paste' guide at the end of the logic board replacement guide.

 

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