Introduction

Use this guide to replace the battery.

  1. Pull back the six screw covers on the bottom of the device.
    • Pull back the six screw covers on the bottom of the device.

    • Starting from the screw covers, peel the casing away from the bottom plate.

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  2. Unscrew the five 11.5mm Phillips screws on the bottom plate.
    • Unscrew the five 11.5mm Phillips screws on the bottom plate.

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    • Carefully pull apart the bottom plate and the top plate, using the blue plastic opening tool.

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    • Once the bottom plate and the top plate are separated, slowly pull the back plate away from the top plate.

    • There are wires connected to both plates so do this step with care.

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    • Unscrew the two 10 mm Phillips screws on the brace holding down the battery.

    • Remove the brace that holds the battery in place.

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    • Separate the battery from the bottom plate and set the bottom plate aside.

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    • With some force, push the motherboard straight in toward the center of the device.

    No need to remove board. De-solder wire from battery.

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    • Pull the motherboard straight out of the device.

    • There is some adhesive on the motherboard that holds it in place. This make the motherboard fit in the groove rather tight.

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    • Desolder the wires that connect the battery to the motherboard, negative (black wire) and positive (red wire).

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Conclusion

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

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Nice, thank you. I have to find the new battery. Any suggestions for suppliers?

pokopoko - Reply

Where do you get a replacement battery & what kind is it exactly please?

Tobhiyah Monroe - Reply

Of course the “guide” wouldn’t give the pertinent information (detailed replacement battery size) needed to actually complete the task at hand….

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