Introduction

How to open the converter box and replace the power supply...

Unplug your device from the wall outlet.
  • Unplug your device from the wall outlet.

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Remove the screws on the sides and rear. There are two on each side and four on the back.
  • Remove the screws on the sides and rear. There are two on each side and four on the back.

  • Note: only remove the black ones (the silver ones stay for now). You should have removed eight identical screws by now.

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Lift the top cover up and toward you simultaneously. It shouldn't require very much force.
  • Lift the top cover up and toward you simultaneously. It shouldn't require very much force.

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Locate the power board inside the converter box.
  • Locate the power board inside the converter box.

  • Circled in red in the picture.

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Remove this plug
  • Remove this plug

  • You will need to squeeze the locking lever to release it. don't pull too hard.

  • Circled in red in the picture.

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Remove this plug from the main board. It is not detachable from the power board end.
  • Remove this plug from the main board. It is not detachable from the power board end.

  • Be gentle.

  • Circled in red in the picture

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Remove one last cable. This one leads to the front panel
  • Remove one last cable. This one leads to the front panel

  • Be gentle.

  • Circled in red

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Remove the power cord from its slot in the casing. This will make it easier to remove the power board.
  • Remove the power cord from its slot in the casing. This will make it easier to remove the power board.

  • Circled in blue

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Remove the four silver colored philips screws holding the power board in.
  • Remove the four silver colored philips screws holding the power board in.

  • Marked in pink (eeww)

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Lift the power board out. Be careful to not touch the bottom of the power board. even when unplugged, it may still hold a charge.
  • Lift the power board out. Be careful to not touch the bottom of the power board. even when unplugged, it may still hold a charge.

  • Here is the empty spot.

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Conclusion

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

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