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I dropped my Zaurus...Oh no!

Now the frontlight doesn't work, and the display is very dim.

Is there any way to get a replacement frontlight without shelling out more than the Z cost in the first place?
I would look on ebay for a Z with a broken screen, but a working backlight. I think the white bar in this pic it the backlight:

I would try opening the Z first to see if I could easily replace the light before I put out the money though. There a some more internal pics on my Z site which may help:
Could be a simple loose wire that you can re-connect to the fluorescent bulb.
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