Introduction

This mouse was designed with usability in mind taking little to no effort to fix anything.

Use the screwdriver to remove the stickers hiding the screws marked in red.
  • Use the screwdriver to remove the stickers hiding the screws marked in red.

Remove the 4 screws to continue.
  • Remove the 4 screws to continue.

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Pry the center of the mouse apart to separate the upper and lower housing of the boards. Pry the center of the mouse apart to separate the upper and lower housing of the boards.
  • Pry the center of the mouse apart to separate the upper and lower housing of the boards.

Remove the wires from the white crimp headers. This will separate the upper and lower housing units of the mouse.
  • Remove the wires from the white crimp headers. This will separate the upper and lower housing units of the mouse.

  • Don't pull the wires too hard, as they might break.

Pull the Scroll wheel, in red, to the left to remove it. This may take some force to remove. Make sure to pull it parallel to the board, instead of perpendicularly.
  • Pull the Scroll wheel, in red, to the left to remove it.

  • This may take some force to remove. Make sure to pull it parallel to the board, instead of perpendicularly.

  • Replace/clean if needed.

  • If your mouse still doesn't work after this step, please continue onto the next step.

Desolder these 3 pins and solder the replacement part in.
  • Desolder these 3 pins and solder the replacement part in.

Conclusion

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

Vincent Lee

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Hi Vincent, could you please help me with finding a place where this rotation sensor can be bought. I'm not even sure how this part is called so searching for it is quite tricky.

Cheers,

Michal

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