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Installing iHome iH27B Power Connector
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Use this guide to replace the power connector if your charger will no longer plug into the device
- Author: John Kraemer
- Time required: 30 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
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Using your fingers, press down firmly on the plastic slide and push in the direction of the arrows shown above the word "Open" on the plastic.
Remove the plastic slide from its location and set it aside.
These plastic slides are not interchangeable, so make sure each goes back to its original location in reassembly.
Remove all 4 AA batteries by placing your fingernail at one end of the battery and applying force upwards until the battery is freed from its holder.
Set the batteries aside, careful to not get them wet.
Insert your fingernail or a prying tool under the notch of the plastic slide that is protecting the watch battery.
Apply force in the direction of the arrow shown above the word "Open" on the plastic. The plastic piece covering the watch battery should come loose.
Set this plastic covering aside as well.
Using the scissors on your wire strippers, cut the connecting wires.
Using your wire strippers, remove about 1/4 " of the plastic tubing surrounding the end of your exposed wire, careful to not damage the wires.
Using a wire-nut or electrician's tape, connect the wires of the replacement power connector to your exposed wires. Connect white wire to white, and black to black.
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