Introduction

In this guide we will be reaching and removing the buttons on the mixamp. This guide is helpful if you are looking to replace the buttons with your own, or to fix stuck or broken buttons.

Remove the dials using either a metal spudger or your hands.  Be careful as the dials may be difficult to remove. Remove the dials using either a metal spudger or your hands.  Be careful as the dials may be difficult to remove. Remove the dials using either a metal spudger or your hands.  Be careful as the dials may be difficult to remove.
  • Remove the dials using either a metal spudger or your hands. Be careful as the dials may be difficult to remove.

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Locate the two 11/32 inch nuts underneath the dials.
  • Locate the two 11/32 inch nuts underneath the dials.

  • Use an 11/32 inch socket wrench or tweezers to unscrew and remove the nuts and washers.

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Using a larger metal spudger, remove the rubber back of the mixamp. The back will have glue residue after removal.  Depending on the stickiness of the residue, more glue may be needed to stick the backing back on.
  • Using a larger metal spudger, remove the rubber back of the mixamp.

  • The back will have glue residue after removal. Depending on the stickiness of the residue, more glue may be needed to stick the backing back on.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Locate the one 4.5 mm Philips #0 screw on the back panel of the mixamp.
  • Locate the one 4.5 mm Philips #0 screw on the back panel of the mixamp.

  • Remove the screw using a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.

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Using a large metal spudger, detach all plastic clips holding the bottom and top casings together. Remove the input casing using your fingers. Be careful when releasing the clips between the two casings, as it is very easy to scratch the mixamp or break the clips.
  • Using a large metal spudger, detach all plastic clips holding the bottom and top casings together.

  • Remove the input casing using your fingers.

  • Be careful when releasing the clips between the two casings, as it is very easy to scratch the mixamp or break the clips.

  • Use caution when pulling the two casings apart as it is very easy to pinch your fingers between them.

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Locate the four 5.8 mm Philips #0 screws on the motherboard.
  • Locate the four 5.8 mm Philips #0 screws on the motherboard.

  • Remove them using a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.

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Remove the motherboard from the casing. Remove the motherboard from the casing.
  • Remove the motherboard from the casing.

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Use a metal spudger to pry off the buttons and then remove them. You may need to apply a lot of pressure to break off the small black caps which hold the buttons down. The buttons will still work without these.
  • Use a metal spudger to pry off the buttons and then remove them.

  • You may need to apply a lot of pressure to break off the small black caps which hold the buttons down. The buttons will still work without these.

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Conclusion

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

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