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Starting to the left or right of the front LED, pry open the sides of the remote.
  • Starting to the left or right of the front LED, pry open the sides of the remote.

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Remove the circuit board from the casing by gently lifting upwards and turn the side opposite the LED facing up.
  • Remove the circuit board from the casing by gently lifting upwards and turn the side opposite the LED facing up.

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  • Desolder the broken LED using a soldering iron and desoldering braid or other removal method.

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  • Solder the new LED in the same spot as the old one.

  • Make sure that the longer lead (positive) goes through the hole marked positive when soldering.

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  • Clip the leads of the LED, then bend the LED towards the circuit board at a 90 degree angle

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  • Make sure the buttons and the circuit board are placed back correctly before reassembly

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  • To check if your remote is now working, check the batteries are in correctly then press a button on the remote. Aim the remote at a smartphone camera while pressing a button and you should see a flashing light being emitted.

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Conclusion

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

Geoffrey Smith

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