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Introduction

The replacement of the screen is not difficult. Following the steps outlined in this guideline, one should be able to remove the necessary parts to the device to quickly access the screen. Please note that some of the pull tabs located inside the motherboard require some force when removing and reinserting. Take caution to not rip these pieces!

  1. Remove the four rubber feet with your fingers. Remove the four rubber feet with your fingers. Remove the four rubber feet with your fingers.
    • Remove the four rubber feet with your fingers.

  2. Trigger battery release by inserting a nylon spudger into the battery release tab. Slide tab and pull upwards on the battery to remove. Use the finger slots near the battery.
    • Trigger battery release by inserting a nylon spudger into the battery release tab.

    • Slide tab and pull upwards on the battery to remove. Use the finger slots near the battery.

  3. Remove the four 12.7mm screws under rubber feet with a JIS #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 12.7mm screws under rubber feet with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

  4. Remove back panel with a plastic opening tool. Follow the edge of the device around the entire perimeter.
    • Remove back panel with a plastic opening tool. Follow the edge of the device around the entire perimeter.

    • The back panel should just pop off.

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  6. Disconnect ribbon cables. You may need to use a little force to disconnect them. Disconnect red and white wired connector for speaker and motherboard battery.
    • Disconnect ribbon cables.

    • You may need to use a little force to disconnect them.

    • Disconnect red and white wired connector for speaker and motherboard battery.

  7. Remove three 12.7mm JIS #0 screws. Remove three 12.7mm JIS #0 screws.
    • Remove three 12.7mm JIS #0 screws.

  8. Carefully remove motherboard.
    • Carefully remove motherboard.

  9. Remove the two 9.6 mm screws by the speaker and green battery with a JIS #0 screwdriver. Remove the two 9.6 mm screws by the speaker and green battery with a JIS #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the two 9.6 mm screws by the speaker and green battery with a JIS #0 screwdriver.

  10. Remove black plastic board. Remove black plastic board.
    • Remove black plastic board.

  11. Gently apply pressure on the right plastic frame by plastic clip marked on the picture. Apply pressure to the bottom of the screen and press it towards you.
    • Gently apply pressure on the right plastic frame by plastic clip marked on the picture.

    • Apply pressure to the bottom of the screen and press it towards you.

    • Remove screen from plastic case.

Conclusion

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

Peter Reilly

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