Introduction

You will be able to use this guide as long as you know how to use a screwdriver.

Image 1/2: Notice the tab connecting the flip cover to the back of the PDA. Image 2/2: Gently push tab forward.
  • Place Visor Edge face down.

  • Notice the tab connecting the flip cover to the back of the PDA.

  • Gently push tab forward.

  • Do not pull on the flip cover to try and remove it from the PDA.

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  • Remove the six 4.1 mm Phillips screws from the back plate using the #00 Phillips Scewdriver.

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  • Remove the black plate from the PDA.

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Image 1/2: Remove the remaining 3.9 mm Philips screw holding together the stylus holster and the frame. Image 2/2: Remove the remaining 3.9 mm Philips screw holding together the stylus holster and the frame.
  • Remove four 2.6 mm Philips screws that are on the sides of the frame.

  • Remove the remaining 3.9 mm Philips screw holding together the stylus holster and the frame.

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  • Remove the four 2.6 mm Philips screws on the top and bottom of the frame.

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Image 1/1: The frame may get stuck on the corners so be very gentle when working the corners off.
  • Remove the white frame from the PDA.

  • The frame may get stuck on the corners so be very gentle when working the corners off.

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  • Pull front cover off gently.

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Image 1/2: Remove ribbon cable with tweezers. Image 2/2: Remove ribbon cable with tweezers.
  • Using your finger or tweezers, carefully push back the brown lock holding the ribbon cable on the side of the circuit board.

  • Remove ribbon cable with tweezers.

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Image 1/1: Pull by white part of the ribbon to avoid tearing.
  • Using the tweezers, pull back the ribbon cable on the top of the device.

  • Pull by white part of the ribbon to avoid tearing.

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  • Using the same technique as with the other ribbons, locate and remove the ribbon cable above the battery pack.

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Image 1/1: Remove the four 3.6 mm Philips screws at each corner of the device.
  • All the ribbon cables should be disconnected from the mother board.

  • Remove the four 3.6 mm Philips screws at each corner of the device.

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Image 1/2: The circuit board isn't fully disconnected, be sure to not break the soldered wires connecting both components. Image 2/2: Remove the wire connecting the battery pack to the motherboard using tweezers.
  • Carefully separate the circuit board and the screen.

  • The circuit board isn't fully disconnected, be sure to not break the soldered wires connecting both components.

  • Remove the wire connecting the battery pack to the motherboard using tweezers.

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  • The battery is stuck on by an adhesive, wedge the spudger under the battery and pry apart.

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Conclusion

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

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