Introduction

Has your disco ball stopped rotating and turned into a weird, multi-colored lamp? Use this guide to avoid the party-foul and get that ball spinning!

Parts

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  • Turn the device over, so that the base is on top.

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Image 1/1: You may need rubber cement to reapply the piece of metal when reassembling the device.
  • Peel off the piece of metal that is glued to hold the two halves of the base together.

  • You may need rubber cement to reapply the piece of metal when reassembling the device.

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Image 1/2: Once the base is removed, the device should look as shown in the picture. Image 2/2: Once the base is removed, the device should look as shown in the picture.
  • Unscrew the four 10mm phillips head screws on the bottom of the device.

  • Once the base is removed, the device should look as shown in the picture.

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Image 1/2: The wirenuts are crimped to lock the wires in place usually the wires are just twisted into them. Image 2/2: Pull all of the wires out of the wirenuts.
  • Use a pair of tweezers to crush the sides of the wirenuts.

  • The wirenuts are crimped to lock the wires in place usually the wires are just twisted into them.

  • Pull all of the wires out of the wirenuts.

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Image 1/2: The wires should be small and black. Image 2/2: Remove the motor.
  • Separate the wires that belong to the motor.

  • The wires should be small and black.

  • Remove the motor.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order, starting from step five.

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Where can you find a replacement motor?

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