Parts

No parts required.

Flip the device over and press down on the indication arrows located at the top center of the back cover and pull it open.
  • Flip the device over and press down on the indication arrows located at the top center of the back cover and pull it open.

Remove batteries, cassette tape, and cutter blade.
  • Remove batteries, cassette tape, and cutter blade.

Use a phillips size #00 screwdriver to unscrew the 5 corner screws circled in the picture.
  • Use a phillips size #00 screwdriver to unscrew the 5 corner screws circled in the picture.

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Separate the top of the device from the bottom. Be very cautious when you separate the device, there is a ribbon attaching the top to the bottom.
  • Separate the top of the device from the bottom. Be very cautious when you separate the device, there is a ribbon attaching the top to the bottom.

Remove the two black side panels. They will easily fall out so just move them to the side until you are putting your device back together.
  • Remove the two black side panels. They will easily fall out so just move them to the side until you are putting your device back together.

Using your index finger and thumb, pull out the golden ribbon from the green circuit board. Using your index finger and thumb, pull out the golden ribbon from the green circuit board. Using your index finger and thumb, pull out the golden ribbon from the green circuit board.
  • Using your index finger and thumb, pull out the golden ribbon from the green circuit board.

Use a phillips size #00 screwdriver to remove the two screws, circled in red, from the green circuit board.
  • Use a phillips size #00 screwdriver to remove the two screws, circled in red, from the green circuit board.

Carefully remove the green circuit board by pulling it straight up. Be careful not to break the LCD cable ribbon that connects the circuit board to the device.
  • Carefully remove the green circuit board by pulling it straight up. Be careful not to break the LCD cable ribbon that connects the circuit board to the device.

  • The ribbon is very fragile so be careful to break it when pulling up on the circuit board.

Underneath the circuit board you will find the rubber keyboard. Peel this off and remove it from the device. Underneath the circuit board you will find the rubber keyboard. Peel this off and remove it from the device. Underneath the circuit board you will find the rubber keyboard. Peel this off and remove it from the device.
  • Underneath the circuit board you will find the rubber keyboard. Peel this off and remove it from the device.

Conclusion

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

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