Introduction

Replacing the front buttons on the display.

Lay the display facing down with the stand away from you. Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it.
  • Lay the display facing down with the stand away from you.

  • Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it.

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Remove the size 2.5 hex screws from each corner that connects the panels to the display and remove them.
  • Remove the size 2.5 hex screws from each corner that connects the panels to the display and remove them.

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Rotate the display so the legs of the display are now facing you
  • Rotate the display so the legs of the display are now facing you

  • Grip the top of the clear panel and lift it upwards, and pull the ADC cable through the hole.

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Remove the grey back panel by lifting the bottom and pulling the ADC cable through the hole.
  • Remove the grey back panel by lifting the bottom and pulling the ADC cable through the hole.

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The next layer will be a shiny metal panel, which might have some stickers. Make sure to remove these stickers.
  • The next layer will be a shiny metal panel, which might have some stickers. Make sure to remove these stickers.

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Now locate and remove the lone screw holding the EMI shield to the display
  • Now locate and remove the lone screw holding the EMI shield to the display

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Now that the screw has been removed, slide the panel towards your body and lift it out. You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield.
  • Now that the screw has been removed, slide the panel towards your body and lift it out.

    • You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield.

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Using the spudger, remove the four black panel covers on the edges of the display.
  • Using the spudger, remove the four black panel covers on the edges of the display.

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Remove these screws under the panels.
  • Remove these screws under the panels.

    • There may be more screw holes than actual screws

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Remove the two connections that connect the buttons to the logic board
  • Remove the two connections that connect the buttons to the logic board

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Remove the outer frame and and pull the cables through the hole. Flip the frame upside down.
  • Remove the outer frame and and pull the cables through the hole. Flip the frame upside down.

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The red highlighted box is the power button
  • The red highlighted box is the power button

  • The teal highlighted box is the brightness button

    • This guide will focus on the power button. Removal of the brightness button will follow the same instructions, but you will be working on the left button (teal box) instead of the right (red box)

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Remove the screws at the bottom holding the button(s) down
  • Remove the screws at the bottom holding the button(s) down

    • In this picture we are removing the power button

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Remove and replace the button(s).
  • Remove and replace the button(s).

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Conclusion

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

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