UX Docking station backplate

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UX Docking station backplate

Postby cerjam2 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 08:27

so i bought a sony ux on ebay a year and a half ago and havent much used it, the keyboards too big for my small hands. its a neat little device though. my biggest issue is i have the docking station but the ebay buyer gyped me on the plastic backplate and it's really bothersome. i'm looking for someone or someplace i can buy just the backplate from. im currently using two disposable plastiuc knives to hold it up, its really not a good fit. lmfao

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just the see through plate in that.

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Postby ceehoppy1st » Sun Jan 22, 2012 19:28

When I checked last, that little bit of plastic was stupidly expensive ($85 or so). I'd try taking a piece of plexiglass, carefully warming it down the middle with a heat gun, & bending it into a sharp crease to match the angle of the UX in the dock. Then secure the plexi to the top of the dock with 2-side sticky tape.
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Postby cerjam2 » Mon Jan 23, 2012 04:42

why..why is a piece of plastic worth so much? for that matter, who at sony designed this horrible thing.

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Postby Benz145 » Mon Jan 23, 2012 05:00

Mine had one of the tabs, that hold it in place, break off after a short while. It's sort of hanging on by a thread!
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Postby bigs » Sun Feb 05, 2012 03:05

best solution is to find a dock on ebay that comes with a working back plate ;). Not sure why sony charges a premium for that part, guess there is not that much demand for it.
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Postby blaster » Sun Feb 05, 2012 20:01

its cost so much cos its a very spasific part that only comes with a hole unet. if you could buy different colored plastic stands then they would be cheep as chips now cos there would be more stands than docks

why does an iphone cost 1k yet you gets the shittyest headphones in the world.
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