Introduction

How to access and remove the motherboard of the Martian Smartwatch

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Unscrew the four 3.4 mm flat head screws

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  • Carefully lift the back plate off the watch. You will notice a lithium battery and rubber gasket attached to the back plate.

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Image 1/1: Using the plastic removal tool, pry the battery from the backing plate. The battery is simply attached with glue.
  • If not replacing lithium battery, skip to this step.

  • Using the plastic removal tool, pry the battery from the backing plate. The battery is simply attached with glue.

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  • Desolder the battery connections from the motherboard. Learn how to solder components here!

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  • Use PH00 screw driver to remove two 2.4mm Phillips head screws.

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  • Use a spudger or tweezers to remove a white sticker that covers a Phillips head screw.

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  • Use PH00 screwdriver to remove 5.2mm Phillips head screw

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Image 1/3: This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver. Image 3/3: This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver.
  • Use ESD safe tweezers to remove the gold ribbon cable.

  • This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: You can now access the parts and pieces on the bottom of, and below the motherboard. Image 2/2: You can now access the parts and pieces on the bottom of, and below the motherboard.
  • Use a spudger to gently pry on the motherboard towards the top of the watch, being towards the 12 o'clock position to loosen the motherboard.

  • You can now access the parts and pieces on the bottom of, and below the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

Dominic Coffey

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