Introduction

Replace the interface buttons if they have fallen out or are worn out from usage.

  1. Lay the monitor screen-down so the back screws are exposed.
    • Lay the monitor screen-down so the back screws are exposed.

    • Remove the four 11.9 mm Phillips #2 screws securing the stand to the back of the monitor.

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  2. Gently lift and pull away the stand at a slight angle away from the monitor.
    • Gently lift and pull away the stand at a slight angle away from the monitor.

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    • Locate the two holes on the bottom of the monitor.

    • Insert a plastic opening tool or spudger into the holes and gently pry the plastic apart along the groove.

    • This task is much easier if two people pry simultaneously at each hole.

    • Continue prying along the entire edge of the monitor.

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    • When finished prying, the plastic will partially fall away from the rest of the monitor.

    • Do not try to fully remove the front frame yet. The frame is still attached to the buttons.

    • While holding the frames together, carefully flip the monitor over so it faces screen down.

    • Gently lift and remove remove the rear case from the monitor.

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    • Locate the green interface button board.

    • Remove the three 9.71 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the interface button board to the display bezel.

    • Lift the monitor interior away from the front cover.

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    • Behind the front panel of the plastic cover lies the button strip.

    • Remove the buttons by gently pulling up on the strip.

    • You may have to pry the plastic strip up with a prying tool or spudger to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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and then…?! you cant buy replacement buttons!! so now what?!

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