As the device base is firmly clipped, insert two metal spudgers to gently release the first clips.
  • As the device base is firmly clipped, insert two metal spudgers to gently release the first clips.

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Continue releasing the last plastic clips with your hands caring not to broke any of the plastic elements attached to the base.
  • Continue releasing the last plastic clips with your hands caring not to broke any of the plastic elements attached to the base.

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Use a philips screwdriver to remove the metal heat sink.
  • Use a philips screwdriver to remove the metal heat sink.

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The logic board is held in place by the power supply connector, but that's no problem for our spudger. A quick flick and the logic board is free. The logic board is held in place by the power supply connector, but that's no problem for our spudger. A quick flick and the logic board is free.
  • The logic board is held in place by the power supply connector, but that's no problem for our spudger. A quick flick and the logic board is free.

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Conclusion

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

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Vincent Monteil

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Where can I find a 3rd Generation Apple TV Logic Board?

Ricky Vaughn - Reply

Good question! Did you manage to find a replacement?

Nathan Bugeja -

Hi my wifi and athernet is not working in apple tv on screen it showing your apple tv is connected to local network its not connect to internet now how should i repair this

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