Parts

No parts required.

  1. Flip the device to the backside, and locate the metal tab at the center of the back cover.
    • Flip the device to the backside, and locate the metal tab at the center of the back cover.

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  2. Lift the metal tab up, and rotate it counterclockwise. This will unlock the back case cover.
    • Lift the metal tab up, and rotate it counterclockwise. This will unlock the back case cover.

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    • Lift the battery plate off to either insert or remove 2 AA batteries.

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    • With the wedge side of a spudger (or a small, flat head screwdriver), remove the black rubber case support from the device body.

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    • With the pick side of a spudger (or tweezers), peel the sticky tape from the device.

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    • Split the front and rear panels by inserting a small pointed tool (such as a pen point or a screwdriver tip SL1.5) in the 5 plastic tabs along the sides of the device.

    • Do not remove the back panels quickly. If too much force is applied, there is a wire connection that will break.

    • CAUTION! Be careful not to force the tabs inward. This will result in broken tabs.

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    • With tweezers (or your fingernails), carefully disconnect the wires between the PC input and the motherboard.

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    • The motherboard should look like this. If it is dirty, gently use a small paintbrush to clean it of dust.

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    • There are no screws holding the motherboard in place.

    • Carefully lift the motherboard from the case.

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    • With the pointed end of a spudger (or the small end of a Philips #00 screwdriver), gently unhook the small black tabs by pressing into the interlocking hooks that are sunk into the white wire connector.

    • Gently pull the wire ribbon from the white connector.

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Conclusion

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

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