Introduction

Here are some instructions on how to change the old Battery of Astro Pyle PTBL7C and install a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

Use the spudger to open the device from the front edge of the screen. Gently slide it in and push it up to open.
  • Use the spudger to open the device from the front edge of the screen. Gently slide it in and push it up to open.

    • It may emit a cracking sound at it opens; this is only the locks coming apart.

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The battery will appear as pictured.  Separate the back case from the device. Avoid damaging the wire that connects the speakers between the two halves of the case. The battery will appear as pictured.  Separate the back case from the device. Avoid damaging the wire that connects the speakers between the two halves of the case.
  • The battery will appear as pictured. Separate the back case from the device. Avoid damaging the wire that connects the speakers between the two halves of the case.

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The battery is attached in two different ways; one wire is attached to the screen to support the screen's background led lights. Carefully desolder the wire without damaging the part connecting the battery to the screen.
  • The battery is attached in two different ways; one wire is attached to the screen to support the screen's background led lights. Carefully desolder the wire without damaging the part connecting the battery to the screen.

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Desolder the wires pictured. These feed energy from the battery into the motherboard.
  • Desolder the wires pictured. These feed energy from the battery into the motherboard.

    • Use caution to avoid damaging the motherboard or other critical pieces.

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  • Use a plastic card to gently break the adhesive holding the battery to the metal screen plate. Remove the battery.

    • Though non-functional, the battery still contains dangerous chemicals. Handle it directly as little as possible.

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  • Install the new battery and solder all the connections back in place.

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Conclusion

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

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