Introduction

If you've tried replacing the batteries to your remote, and still experience issues. You can replace the remote control's motherboard with this guide.

You will be removing multiple screws with this fix. Be sure to keep the removed screws inside a container since they are very small and easy to misplace.

Turn the remote control over to show its back and place your index finger in the tab. Squeeze gently to open the battery cover. Lift the battery cover up to expose the batteries.
  • Turn the remote control over to show its back and place your index finger in the tab. Squeeze gently to open the battery cover.

  • Lift the battery cover up to expose the batteries.

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Use your index finger to push the battery back and lift up to remove the battery. Repeat the procedure for the second battery.
  • Use your index finger to push the battery back and lift up to remove the battery.

  • Repeat the procedure for the second battery.

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Locate the four 3.6 mm Phillips J#00 screws found under the back panel of the remote control and remove them. Locate the four 3.6 mm Phillips J#00 screws found under the back panel of the remote control and remove them.
  • Locate the four 3.6 mm Phillips J#00 screws found under the back panel of the remote control and remove them.

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Locate the bottom of the remote control. Place your thumb on the bottom part of the remote. Apply pressure as shown in the picture to release the back panel from the front  of the case.
  • Locate the bottom of the remote control.

  • Place your thumb on the bottom part of the remote. Apply pressure as shown in the picture to release the back panel from the front of the case.

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Insert a plastic opening tool in the gap and apply some force to disconnect the two pieces away from each other. Since there are two pins keeping the back of the case together with the motherboard, some force is needed to separate them.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool in the gap and apply some force to disconnect the two pieces away from each other.

  • Since there are two pins keeping the back of the case together with the motherboard, some force is needed to separate them.

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Unscrew the seven 2.4 mm Phillips J#00 screws that connect  the motherboard to the case.
  • Unscrew the seven 2.4 mm Phillips J#00 screws that connect the motherboard to the case.

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Place the plastic opening tool or your fingernail in the gap at the top end and lift the motherboard.
  • Place the plastic opening tool or your fingernail in the gap at the top end and lift the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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Hello,

step 5 is wrong! There are no pins but screws!

You need to disconnect the upper piece (infrared sensor) first. Underneath you will find two more screws. Then you can open the case easily.

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