syncports.co.uk

syncports.co.uk

Computer Servicing, Repairs and Upgrades


07704 211 471


East Sussex


EPOS Power Supply

Faulty Till Power Supply

A call out to a restaurant that was experiencing problems with their EPOS Tills soon was shown to be a PSU (Power Supply Unit) issue. At least two of their till power supplies were faulty and another was behaving “strangely”. The good news was that the EPOS units were not faulty, although they did need ... read more

Posted in EPOS Repairs, EPOS Servicing on 28th February 2018


Burned Out Solenoid

Faulty EPOS Cash Drawer

We were called to take a look at a catering company’s till system as they were all dying one by one. Symptoms included printers that wouldn’t print and cash drawers that either wouldn’t open or wouldn’t stay closed. On inspection of the EPOS equipment, we discovered that two of the thermal printers were not opening ... read more

Posted in EPOS Repairs, EPOS Servicing on 25th January 2018


Windows on a Mac

Replacing MacOS with Windows 10

This will be a bit controversial … but there are people out there who want a Mac but not MacOS. “MADNESS!!!” we hear you shout “Who are these heathens?!? Cast them out! They shouldn’t be allowed to own a computer!!” Well, we don’t judge you, we just do what we’re paid to. So for anyone ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing on 11th January 2018


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Faulty Mobility Scooter

This mobility scooter was showing all the signs of a broken motor. On closer inspection it was clear that a loose connection had overheated and melted the wires.We stripped the burned metal and plastic away and reconnected the wires together. Now the scooter works again and the motor didn’t need replacing after all! ... read more

Posted in Mobility Scooter Repairs on 21st August 2015


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Upgrading a MacBook A1181

We were handed a white MacBook A1181 by one of our clients to repair and upgrade for their son to use to learn how to code. The laptop had 1Gb RAM, 120Gb hard drive, a battery that wouldn’t charge, the trackpad button was stuck down and it was running Mac OS X Leopard (eight years ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Apple Servicing, Laptop Repairs, Laptop Servicing, Refurbished Apple, Upgrades on 14th May 2015


Swaine Road, St Michaels

iPhone Stolen, Smashed, Found, Fixed and Returned!

We saw a tweet asking if anyone had seen an iPhone in Swaine Road near Tenterden as it had been lost and the iCloud “Find My iPhone” feature was saying the phone was in that location … It turns out that the phone had been last seen in Peasmarsh that morning so it was quite obvious that ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs on 2nd May 2015


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Programming Casio EPOS Till

Olde Worlde Wines is so popular they’ve now become VAT registered! We were called out to stop proprietor Danny from pulling his hair out trying to add his new VAT number to his till receipts. Definitely not straight forward but we’ve sorted this out for him. ... read more

Posted in EPOS Servicing on 3rd April 2015


John Izod

Free PC for Rye Hero

John Izod has spent countless hours over the years helping the town of Rye as a Rye Town Councillor, Chairman of the Rye Bonfire Society and Chairman of the Rye and District Community Transport to name just a few! He’s always on hand to help out, even drawing an illustration for an event in need ... read more

Posted in Pro Bono / Charity, Refurbished Desktops on 3rd April 2015


WiFi Breaks on Apple MacBook Air and iMac on BT Home Hub

BT Home Hub 5G WiFi doesn’t work with MacBook or iMac

We have now discovered this problem with two of our client’s MacBook Airs and an iMac. If your Apple computer is compatible with 5 GHz WiFi (you can check this here) then you may experience issues connecting to the 5G WiFi network on your BT Home Hub 4 or 5 we have discovered. The only ... read more

Posted in Apple Repairs, Wireless Networks on 2nd April 2015


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Laptop Screen Replacement

We’ve just replaced this broken Toshiba laptop screen. This repair can be undertaken at your house from £65* including the replacement LCD! Contact us with the make and model number of your laptop for a quote. * Prices for replacement LCD screens vary so this price depends on the cost of your model ... read more

Posted in Laptop Repairs on 16th October 2014