Drop Down Monitor Clip Failure

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  1. Stewart J

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    Despite treating it very very gently the two very flimsy plastic catches holding the monitor closed have now failed (2.5 years old) presently using self adhesive velcro strips to hold it closed. Not very successfully I may add. So two questions.

    This is a well known and common fault has anyone been able to source a spare catch unit? or managed a successful repair.

    Lots of 15.4 monitors on Ebay anyone gone this route and replaced their monitor and if so how straightforward is it.

    I have dismounted the monitor and what a cheap unbranded unit it is! Looking at manufacturing some sort of implants to replace the catches, but not easy the sliding bar would be impossible to replicate.
     
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    It was a time consuming and fiddly job but managed to manufacture two replacement aluminium clips which I araldited and screwed in place. The jobs a good un probably stronger than it was originally.
     
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    Not sure why a couple of the photos decided to duplicate themselves in previous post
     
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    Another job well done.(y)
     
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    What's the monitor for? What motorhome is it and is the monitor standard?
     
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    It's in the Autotrail Section Poohbear, part of the media system for which we are conned into paying almost a thousand pounds for unbranded Chinese tat.
     
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