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.

Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver to remove the 8 mm screw.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remove the 3 AAA batteries.

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

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Remove the upper armor of the Smash Bot. Remove the upper armor of the Smash Bot.
  • Remove the upper armor of the Smash Bot.

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Hold the upper body and slide out the bottom half of the Smash Bot.
  • 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.
  • Peel back the four decal stickers that hold the front and back of the bot together.

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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.
  • 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. Remove four 4.75mm screws from the motherboard.
  • 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. Use the soldering iron to remove the two wires from the motherboard. Directions on how to solder can be found here.
  • 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.
  • 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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