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  1. Put the device in front of you, with the knob labels the right side up
    • Put the device in front of you, with the knob labels the right side up

  2. Pry the rubber off the top of the device All the rubber
    • Pry the rubber off the top of the device

    • All the rubber

    • Use your fingernails, then pull with your bare hands. Do no use a heat gun or prying tool as they will damage the adhesive.

    • 5 screw holes will appear. Leave them alone for now.

  3. Look at the side of the device with the metal stand Take a heat gun to the two small foam pads
    • Look at the side of the device with the metal stand

    • Take a heat gun to the two small foam pads

    • You only need to pry off the halves on the top plastic shell

    • Put scraps of glossy paper on the foam pads to prevent them from sticking on again

    • Alternatively, if you do not mind sacrificing aesthetics, you may slice the foam pads down the middle as in the picture.

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  5. Now remove the 5 Philips screws on top Now remove the 5 Philips screws on top
    • Now remove the 5 Philips screws on top

  6. Simply lift off the top
    • Simply lift off the top

    • No clips anywhere

  7. You could now lift out the whole innards
    • You could now lift out the whole innards

    • They are not attached to the bottom shell

    • No, the mess of glue is how it left the factory

  8. Look for a small metal rectangle with a hole
    • Look for a small metal rectangle with a hole

    • It's supposed to give a Kensington lock a better hold than the thin backplate

    • It's insufficiently glued on

Conclusion

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

Tobias

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