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
  1. Unplug your device before beginning disassembly. Remove phone line and power cord from the back cover 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.

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

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  4. 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.
    • 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.

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

  6. Pull up the motherboard as shown. 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

Conclusion

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

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