Introduction

A soldering kit is necessary to completely isolate the motherboard as we will be needing to desolder the USB and camera joints.

Image 1/2: The motherboard is attaching the two covers together, so don't separate them entirely just yet. Image 2/2: There is a button that loosens as the Phillips screws are removed. Don't be alarmed if it falls out.
  • Remove the two 8mm Phillips#0 screws on the back cover.

  • The motherboard is attaching the two covers together, so don't separate them entirely just yet.

  • There is a button that loosens as the Phillips screws are removed. Don't be alarmed if it falls out.

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Image 1/2: '''DO NOT '''detach the wire connecting the motherboard to the front cover. Image 2/2: '''DO NOT '''detach the wire connecting the motherboard to the front cover.
  • Remove the four 6mm Phillips#0 screws connecting the motherboard and front cover.

  • DO NOT detach the wire connecting the motherboard to the front cover.

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Image 1/3: Grab between the tabs and the socket. Image 2/3: Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove it from the connection box Image 3/3: Do not worry if you detach the red and black wire connection on the power button.
  • Grasp the white connector attaching the button chip wire to the motherboard.

    • Grab between the tabs and the socket.

  • Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove it from the connection box

  • Do not worry if you detach the red and black wire connection on the power button.

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Image 1/2: Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove the front cover from the motherboard. Image 2/2: Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove the front cover from the motherboard.
  • Grasp the white wire connector between the tabs and the socket.

  • Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove the front cover from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove it from the socket. Image 2/2: Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove it from the socket.
  • Grasp the white wire connector on the back of the motherboard to remove the USB cable.

  • Wiggle the connector back and forth to remove it from the socket.

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Image 1/2: Follow this [guide|750|link] to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts. Image 2/2: Follow this [guide|750|link] to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts.
  • Desolder the joint on the front of the motherboard to completely detach the USB cable.

  • Follow this link to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts.

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  • Remove the two 8mm Phillips#0 screws on the back of the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Follow this [guide|750|link] to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts. Image 2/3: Follow this [guide|750|link] to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts. Image 3/3: Follow this [guide|750|link] to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts.
  • Remove the camera from the motherboard by desoldering the two connections as shown.

  • Follow this link to learn how to properly solder and desolder your parts.

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Conclusion

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

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