Introduction

This guide allows you to replace the motherboard of the Smash Bot. A soldering iron will need to be used for this, directions on how to solder can be found here.

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  • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 8 mm screw.

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  • Lift and slide the batter cover away from the tab holding it in place at the bottom.

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  • Remove the 3 AAA batteries.

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  • Using a Phillip #0 screwdriver to remove the eight 8 mm screws.

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  • Remove the upper armor of the Smash Bot.

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Image 1/1: The motor extends from the lower-body into the upper-body. Be careful to not damage the motor.
  • Hold the upper body and slide out the bottom half of the Smash Bot.

  • The motor extends from the lower-body into the upper-body. Be careful to not damage the motor.

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  • Peel back the four decal stickers that hold the front and back of the bot together.

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Image 1/2: Carefully remove the back of the bot from the front. Image 2/2: Carefully remove the back of the bot from the front.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the front and back of the lower body apart.

  • Carefully remove the back of the bot from the front.

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  • Remove four 4.75mm screws from the motherboard.

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  • Use the soldering iron to remove the two wires from the motherboard. Directions on how to solder can be found here.

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  • Use the spudger to pry the motherboard away from the robot.

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Conclusion

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

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