Introduction

This guide shows the owner of the device how to take and replace the locking mechanism for the scanner.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out. Image 2/3: After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out. Image 3/3: After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out.
  • Loosen the screws on the serial port by turning them counter clockwise by hand.

  • After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out.

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Image 1/3: Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner. Image 2/3: Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner. Image 3/3: Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner.
  • Lift lid to its vertical position.

  • Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Push the plastic opening tools into the crack between the top and the bottom of the chassis.

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Image 1/3: Go all the way along the chassis until you can lift the upper lid. Image 2/3: Go all the way along the chassis until you can lift the upper lid. Image 3/3: Go all the way along the chassis until you can lift the upper lid.
  • After placing one plastic opening tool into the slit, slide other plastic opening tools along the slit to detach the top from the bottom of the chassis.

  • Go all the way along the chassis until you can lift the upper lid.

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Image 1/3: Do this by grabbing the upper lid from the sides and rotating it ninety degrees so it is perpendicular to the bottom lid. Image 2/3: Grab the ribbon cable and gently pull it out of its slot with your fingers. Image 3/3: The upper lid can now safely be removed from the bottom lid.
  • Do not fully remove the lid until you remove the ribbon cable attached to the front of the upper lid.

  • Do this by grabbing the upper lid from the sides and rotating it ninety degrees so it is perpendicular to the bottom lid.

  • Grab the ribbon cable and gently pull it out of its slot with your fingers.

  • The upper lid can now safely be removed from the bottom lid.

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Image 1/3: Gently push on it until it becomes loose. Image 2/3: Rotate and jiggle it until it comes out the bottom of the scanner. Image 3/3: Find a replacement locking mechanism and insert it into the scanner.
  • Locate the locking mechanism in the front left hand corner of the device.

  • Gently push on it until it becomes loose.

  • Rotate and jiggle it until it comes out the bottom of the scanner.

  • Find a replacement locking mechanism and insert it into the scanner.

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Conclusion

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

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