Introduction

Removing the face plate is necessary for most repairs to this device. Removing the face plate is a relatively simple process, requiring only the removal of several screws.

Turn the keyboard over so that the keys are facing the ground.
  • Turn the keyboard over so that the keys are facing the ground.

Pop the tabs on the battery casing and remove it from the back plate.
  • Pop the tabs on the battery casing and remove it from the back plate.

Locate the six batteries and remove them from the battery cavity.
  • Locate the six batteries and remove them from the battery cavity.

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Remove the six 10mm screws at the top of the backplate.
  • Remove the six 10mm screws at the top of the backplate.

Remove the seven 12mm screws in the middle of the back plate.
  • Remove the seven 12mm screws in the middle of the back plate.

Remove the eight 10mm screws from the side and the bottom of the back plate.
  • Remove the eight 10mm screws from the side and the bottom of the back plate.

As the face plate is no longer connected to the body of the keyboard, be careful to not drop the body when performing this step.
  • As the face plate is no longer connected to the body of the keyboard, be careful to not drop the body when performing this step.

  • Flip over the keyboard

Lifting from the front and the back of the face plate equally, pull the face plate up and then back, away from the keyboard. Be careful when removing the face plate. There are wires attached.
  • Lifting from the front and the back of the face plate equally, pull the face plate up and then back, away from the keyboard.

    • Be careful when removing the face plate. There are wires attached.

Conclusion

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

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