Inside a Motorola GSM Handset


Why?  The display was faulty.  Usually it was just a solid black block, with the occasional partial screen displayed in reverse.

I eventually tracked it down to a faulty solder connecting the display shield plate.

Pictures taken by David Newall on December 23, 2002.  All images are copyright © by David Newall  Permission is granted to reproduce these images for non-commercial purposes so long as David is credited as the photographer and his gallery URL,, is included as the source of the image.