Ian Stacy · Feb 8, 2012 at 11:00 am

Transformer Prime Teardown Leads to Light Bleed Fix, Hardware Mod Discussion

Over the last week XDA Member Erusman and several other Transformer Prime owners have been hard at work in this thread tearing apart the Transformer Prime.  Once the Prime was completely disassembled and analyzed, some key design flaws were noted. A handful of late nights and torn apart Primes later, a hardware fix for the Transformer Prime light bleed issues has emerged.

If your screen shows light near the edges when the screen is dark then your case may be assembled improperly. Users have also reported success extending the range of the internal GPS antenna and an overall increase in GPS connection speed with the back of the tablet removed.

If any of this is relevant to your interests, head over to the thread here but be sure to read every word of it before you tear your Transformer apart to start playing around. This is trial and error stuff and we don’t want you messing up your tablet!


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