Successfully Repaired A Dead Hover Board Charger
A guy next door brought me this hover board charger for repair. He also brought the hover board itself so I can test it when I am done with the repair. I powered on the device though a current limiter and the power indicator did not light up to show any kind of life in it so I took it apart for testing.
I cut the plastic open and revealed what inside this cheap Chinese made board.
The quality of this board is just bad but the customer wanted it repaired so let us begin.
The first thing I saw was this blown fuse and not just blown but broken in half and common sense is when the main fuse is blown, always check the bridge rectifier and sure enough it was shorted as well.
It was shorted on all its pins and needed a replacement; the part number is KBP310 and I think I have the exact replacement for this part.
I also found the Mosfet shorted as well; part number 8N60C.
On the same line of the Mosfet, I found an SMD resistor open and the part number is 1R00 which is one ohm fuse resistor and it was time to replace all these blown parts and test the charger.
The charger was alive again and since the customer brought the hover board to be tested
I connected it to the charger and the stand by light should switch to red to indicate it is charger and…
This article was prepared for you by Waleed Rishmawi, one of our ‘Master Authors’ and currently working in the Bethlehem area of Palestine repairing electrical and electronic equipment.
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