Introduction

This guide will show how to take apart a D-Link DCS 936L Wi-Fi security camera and remove the motherboard using an opening tool and a Philips 00 screwdriver. There are not many loose pieces making this a quick process as long as you're careful.

Place the camera upwards between your thumb and first finger.
  • Place the camera upwards between your thumb and first finger.

  • Tilt the camera to the best position and loosen the captive linings using a plastic opening tool.

  • Slide the top cover outwards to separate the upper section from the lower lid using the plastic opening tool.

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Remove the 6.0mm Phillips #00 screws that secure the back cover to the inner frame.
  • Remove the 6.0mm Phillips #00 screws that secure the back cover to the inner frame.

  • Lift the rear lid upwards using your fingers and separate it from the internal components and motherboard.

After removing the screws, there are 4 tabs holding the back cover on. Each tab is located at the edge of a vent. Pry at each point to remove the back cover. Take care not to damage the Micro SD card holder.

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  • Unscrew the motherboard from the frame. There are 3 Phillips #00 5.0mm screws holding it in place.

  • Then (gently!) remove the motherboard and the lens with your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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Where can I get the replacement motherboard? Been trying to search online, but to no avail.

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