Introduction

Follow this guide to repair components on the logic board. All you will need a solder gun and steady hands.

Flip the projector onto its back and unscrew the nine 15mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver. Flip the projector onto its back and unscrew the nine 15mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.
  • Flip the projector onto its back and unscrew the nine 15mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

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Flip the projector right side up and unscrew the two 12mm screws on the light bulb panel located at the rear of the projector with a Phillips #0 screw head.
  • Flip the projector right side up and unscrew the two 12mm screws on the light bulb panel located at the rear of the projector with a Phillips #0 screw head.

  • The bottom right panel screw does not come completely out the panel door.

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Using your hands, gently pry the top and bottom of the projector casing apart. Using your hands, gently pry the top and bottom of the projector casing apart.
  • Using your hands, gently pry the top and bottom of the projector casing apart.

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Use the plastic opening tool to gently disengage the ribbon cable from its back housing. Once the ribbon cable is disengaged gently pull the cable off the motherboard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently disengage the ribbon cable from its back housing.

  • Once the ribbon cable is disengaged gently pull the cable off the motherboard.

  • Once the housing is disengaged, the ribbon cable should slide out easy. Do not pull too hard on the ribbon cable as it is very fragile.

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Unscrew the three 6 mm screws from the motherboard with the Phillips #0 screwdriver. Be sure not to damage any of the wires atached to the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the three 6 mm screws from the motherboard with the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

  • Be sure not to damage any of the wires atached to the motherboard.

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Solder off all of the connections on the motherboard with a soldering iron. Once connections are soldered off, the motherboard should be detached and ready for replacement.
  • Solder off all of the connections on the motherboard with a soldering iron.

  • Once connections are soldered off, the motherboard should be detached and ready for replacement.

  • Need some help? Follow this guide to learn soldering basics.

  • While soldering the metal connections can get very hot. Never touch the iron with your hand. also make sure that the projector is fully turned off and not plugged in.

  • If there is hot glue on top on the connection with the motherboard, you will need to peel it off using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

Michael Tan

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Was wondering if you could help me identify a microchip on the board by the speaker?

Brad Langland - Reply

Where can I get parts for the projector? I think my board is cooked.

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