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.

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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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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Conclusion

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

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