Introduction

Using a hex 2.0 driver, you will remove the top cover. using a pair of tweezers, you will then be able to remove and replace the Brck Motherboard.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Stand the device on its side so the antenna is sitting on the top.

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Image 1/2: Use opposite hand to twist off the body of the antenna. Image 2/2: Use opposite hand to twist off the body of the antenna.
  • Use the tweezers to grip the neck of the antenna(the part closest to the device).

  • Use opposite hand to twist off the body of the antenna.

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  • Place the face of the device showing BRCK face up.

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  • Remove the four screws(4mm hex head) on the corners of the device with a Hex 2.0 Screwdriver.

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  • Remove the top cover.

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Image 1/1: ++'''Caution'''++ By cutting the zip tie, you void any manufacturer warranty you may have on the device.
  • Cut the black zip tie holding the modem down.

    • Caution By cutting the zip tie, you void any manufacturer warranty you may have on the device.

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  • Remove the connection located on the edge of the modem.

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  • Slightly lift the modem to reveal the brown ribbon connector and metal connection plate, located on the bottom of the modem.

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Image 1/3: Lower the plate and gently pull the ribbon out of the face plate. Image 2/3: ++'''Caution'''++ Be extremely gentle while preforming this step. The ribbon is brittle and prone to breaking if bent too much. Make sure you go slowly so that you do not damage the device. Image 3/3: ++'''Caution'''++ Be extremely gentle while preforming this step. The ribbon is brittle and prone to breaking if bent too much. Make sure you go slowly so that you do not damage the device.
  • Using your tweezers, gently push on the metal plate and slide it down toward the base of the modem to release the locking mechanism.

  • Lower the plate and gently pull the ribbon out of the face plate.

    • Caution Be extremely gentle while preforming this step. The ribbon is brittle and prone to breaking if bent too much. Make sure you go slowly so that you do not damage the device.

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  • Remove the modem from the device.

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  • Remove the nut and washer from the RF connector, located where the antenna was connected.

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  • Unplug the red, black, and yellow wire connection by lifting up.

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Image 1/3: Slide the ribbon out from under the clip to free the motherboard. Image 2/3: Slide the ribbon out from under the clip to free the motherboard. Image 3/3: Slide the ribbon out from under the clip to free the motherboard.
  • Carefully insert tweezers under the black tab, and lift to release the clip.

  • Slide the ribbon out from under the clip to free the motherboard.

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  • Remove outside rubber covers by lifting them out of place.

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Image 1/3: Lift and pull out of place. Image 2/3: Lift and pull out of place. Image 3/3: Lift and pull out of place.
  • Slowly lift the motherboard out from the device by lifting it from the end next to the ribbon connection.

  • Lift and pull out of place.

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Conclusion

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

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