Introduction

Special requirements: soldering and desoldering instruments

Overview:

  • Unplug your device before beginning disassembly.
  • Unscrew the exterior screws
  • Remove the cover
  • Unscrew the motherboard screws
  • Detach the motherboard and replacement
  • Reassembling
Image 1/2: Remove phone line and power cord from the back cover of the device. Image 2/2: Remove phone cable from the side of the device.
  • Unplug your device before beginning disassembly.

  • Remove phone line and power cord from the back cover of the device.

  • Remove phone cable from the side of the device.

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  • Remove the five 4mm X 10mm Phillips head screws from the back cover of the device.

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Image 1/3: Work your way across the bottom of the device, then to each side, and finally to the top. Image 2/3: There are brackets every few inches along the edge of the device. These may be difficult to pull apart. Image 3/3: The top and bottom pieces should separate, and the internals of the device will now be accessible.
  • Starting from the bottom of the device, with a metal spudger, separate the top (white) plastic piece from the bottom (gray) plastic piece.

  • Work your way across the bottom of the device, then to each side, and finally to the top.

  • There are brackets every few inches along the edge of the device. These may be difficult to pull apart.

  • The top and bottom pieces should separate, and the internals of the device will now be accessible.

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  • Remove the five 5mm X 5mm Phillips head Motherboard screws.

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Image 1/2: Disconnect the electric wires by desoldering them with a desoldering pump Image 2/2: Disconnect the electric wires by desoldering them with a desoldering pump
  • Pull up the motherboard as shown.

  • Disconnect the electric wires by desoldering them with a desoldering pump

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Conclusion

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

Hongkun Zhu

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