Introduction

In this guide we will be reaching and removing the motherboard from its housing. The motherboard is the only component inside the mixamp.

WARNING: Use caution when placing screws to the side as they are very small and easy to lose. Place them in groups apart from each other to avoid confusion.

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  • 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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Image 1/1: Use an 11/32 inch socket wrench or tweezers to unscrew and remove the nuts and washers.
  • 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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Image 1/2: 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. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: Remove the screw using a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove the input casing using your fingers. Image 2/3: Be careful when releasing the clips between the two casings, as it is very easy to scratch the mixamp or break the clips. Image 3/3: Use caution when pulling the two casings apart as it is very easy to pinch your fingers between them.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Remove them using a Phillips #0 head screwdriver.
  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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