iHome iH27B iPod Adapter Replacement

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Follow this guide if the iPod adapter on your iHome iH27B is physically broken and needs to be replaced.

You will be removing screws and pulling out your broken adapter in order to replace it with a new adapter.

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Edit Step 1 iPod Adapter  ¶ 

  • Set the device with the adapter facing up.

  • Remove the following screws:

    • Two 10 mm Phillips #0

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Grip the plastic adapter case and pull upwards with a medium amount of force. You will have to twist forward a little so that the connections are visible.

  • The adapter will still be connected with wires, so make sure not to pull too hard.

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  • Remove the following screws:

    • Four 7 mm Phillips #0

  • Lift out the two black plastic pieces that have come loose on either side of the circuit board, and set them aside.

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  • Carefully pry apart the bundle of white wires connected at the junction with the plastic opening tool.

  • Do this slowly. Be careful not to damage the wires

  • Lift out the circuit board that has become loose.

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Pull out the adapter, and replace it with the new one.

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For more information, check out the iHome iH27B device page.

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