Introduction

This is a guide to replace the motherboard in the device. Make sure to follow all the steps correctly and handle with care.

Using a J00 Phillips-head screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the device.
  • Using a J00 Phillips-head screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the device.

  • Screws are 5mm x 1mm in size.

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Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the white back-plate of the device. Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the white back-plate of the device.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the white back-plate of the device.

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Using a +00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the screws securing the motherboard to the device housing. Screws are 4mm x 1mm in size.
  • Using a +00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the screws securing the motherboard to the device housing.

  • Screws are 4mm x 1mm in size.

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Desolder the two black and red wires connected to the motherboard. Unclip and remove the ribbon cables attached to the motherboard.
  • Desolder the two black and red wires connected to the motherboard.

  • Unclip and remove the ribbon cables attached to the motherboard.

  • For soldering help, use the How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide.

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Carefully lift and remove the motherboard from the device housing. Carefully lift and remove the motherboard from the device housing.
  • Carefully lift and remove the motherboard from the device housing.

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Conclusion

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

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