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Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Motherboard Replacement

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  1. Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 1 of 3 Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 2 of 3 Altec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 2 Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Use the spudger to remove the eight black pins from the front and back of the wire screens.

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    • Detach the eight secondary pins from the front and back of the wire mesh plates with a spudger.

    • Removing the secondary pins from the rubber casing is optional.

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    • Remove both black and orange layers from the speaker body.

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    • Remove the single 7.8mm Phillips #2 screw from the mounting plate located under the device.

    • Slide the mounting plate out to remove it.

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    • Pry off the wire mesh on both sides using a metal spudger.

    • Be gentle to avoid bending the mesh.

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    • Using tweezers, remove the four rubber stoppers in each corner of the rear panel.

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    • Remove the four 13.7mm Phillips #1 screws located underneath the rubber stoppers.

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    • Pull the case apart to access the interior components.

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    • To remove the back panel, gently pull out its wire harness.

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    • Disconnect the battery from the motherboard.

    • The battery is not secured within the case and can be removed after detaching its wiring from the circuit board.

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    • Unplug the remaining four wire harnesses attached to the circuit board

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    • Remove the three 9.1mm Phillips #1 screws located on the circuit board.

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    • Remove the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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6 Comments

I own the IMW778-BLU-TA model. Where can I find a replacement motherboard for it??

Nick Cote - Reply

same for me, anyone knows where can I find a replacement of the motherboard? thx

Travis - Reply

need back panel replacement

rahul pande - Reply

Same here! Loved the product. Can not afford to buy something else.

Mr Shopper - Reply

I need 2 the board for charging,usb,aux cord that plugs into motherboard.

John Proffit - Reply

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