Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace motherboard on a Emerson EM744. The tools need for this replacement are a #00 screwdriver, opening tools, spudger, and soldering kit.

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  • Use a Phillips 00 bit to remove two 3mm screws from the bottom of the tablet.

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Image 1/3: Pull apart the two sides of the tablet, exposing the circuit board, battery, and other components of the tablet. Image 2/3: Pull apart the two sides of the tablet, exposing the circuit board, battery, and other components of the tablet. Image 3/3: Pull apart the two sides of the tablet, exposing the circuit board, battery, and other components of the tablet.
  • Insert the nylon spudger into the bottom of the tablet, and gently slide it up the side.

  • Pull apart the two sides of the tablet, exposing the circuit board, battery, and other components of the tablet.

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  • Use a Phillips 00 bit to remove 3 screws from the top of the tablet.

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  • Disconnect three ribbon connectors from the circuit board with the nylon spudger.

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  • Remove tape from the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Refer to the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|solder technique guide]. Image 2/3: Refer to the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|solder technique guide]. Image 3/3: Refer to the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|solder technique guide].
  • Desolder the positive (red) wire to the positive (+) lead, followed by desoldering the negative (black) wire to the negative lead.

  • Refer to the solder technique guide.

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Conclusion

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

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