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Mandel 11-19-2010 03:36 PM

9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
Any idea if one can change a 9100 to a 9105 or vice versa?

I own a 9105, which is the only version sold outside the USA, and I wish to turn it into a 9100. -- I can get hold of the 9100 keyboard, but then can we remap?

I know it is the same device, with the exception of a keypad for the 9105 (ABC) versus a keyboard for the 9100 (QWERTY).

MidnightDraven 11-19-2010 04:18 PM

Re: 9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
nope.

colonel 11-25-2010 11:03 AM

Re: 9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by MidnightDraven (Post 1675807)
nope.

the firmware is the same
so it must key off an internal serial number or hardware identification code

no idea how to change that

MidnightDraven 11-25-2010 01:05 PM

Re: 9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
You cannot remap the keyboard.

monk.teo 11-26-2010 01:47 AM

Re: 9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
I think it's easier to sell 9105 and buy a 9100.

Mandel 11-26-2010 02:19 AM

Re: 9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
I thought so, but was wondering if there was an easy solution between those two devices.

It must be the same as the inability to map a keyboard from one keyboard version to another (such as QWERTY to QWERTZ or other).

pacotill 03-14-2011 03:36 AM

Re: 9100 to 9105 or vice versa
 
Hello,

I am researching the same topic. In web pictures, we can see that membrane connectors are the same in bb 9100/bb 9105.

But I can not find anyone who knows if the bb is firmware locked.

Is it enough just changing the membrane and keyboard? or Is it necessary to change some parameter in firmware? .... That's the question ....

Anyone have new information about this topic?.


:-(


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