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Image 1/2: Several of the screws are in narrow, deep sockets, make sure to use an appropriate screw driver to remove them so as not to damage the cover during removal. Image 2/2: Remove the back plate screws, the order is irrelevant, and all 13 screws are the same
  • Remove the 8mm long M3 Phillips head self tapping machine screws.

  • Several of the screws are in narrow, deep sockets, make sure to use an appropriate screw driver to remove them so as not to damage the cover during removal.

  • Remove the back plate screws, the order is irrelevant, and all 13 screws are the same

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Image 1/2: They are each 10mm long M3 galvanized Phillips head machine screws Image 2/2: Remove the key assembly retaining screws, using the J1 head in the Ifixit tool kit
  • This is the location of the key assembly retaining screws

  • They are each 10mm long M3 galvanized Phillips head machine screws

  • Remove the key assembly retaining screws, using the J1 head in the Ifixit tool kit

  • Count:2

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Image 1/3: Prior to removal, note, mark, or take photo’s of the position of all connectors, specifically note the side that the red wire is on, as ribbon cables are polarized cables that must be installed correctly. installing the cables backwards may cause damage to the device or significantly hinder the troubleshooting process. Image 2/3: There are five cables that connect to the motherboard but are not originating from the back plate; the key assembly, LCD circuit, rotor tuning circuit, and the pitch and modulator circuits. All 5 must be removed in order to separate the back plate. None of these cables require tools to remove, simply apply firm upward pressure to remove them. Image 3/3: There are five cables that connect to the motherboard but are not originating from the back plate; the key assembly, LCD circuit, rotor tuning circuit, and the pitch and modulator circuits. All 5 must be removed in order to separate the back plate. None of these cables require tools to remove, simply apply firm upward pressure to remove them.
  • Removal of Ribbon Cables

  • Prior to removal, note, mark, or take photo’s of the position of all connectors, specifically note the side that the red wire is on, as ribbon cables are polarized cables that must be installed correctly. installing the cables backwards may cause damage to the device or significantly hinder the troubleshooting process.

  • There are five cables that connect to the motherboard but are not originating from the back plate; the key assembly, LCD circuit, rotor tuning circuit, and the pitch and modulator circuits. All 5 must be removed in order to separate the back plate. None of these cables require tools to remove, simply apply firm upward pressure to remove them.

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Image 1/2: The key assembly should now be free to remove from the keyboard. You will be left with the back plate and the top plate assemblies to continue working. Image 2/2: The key assembly should now be free to remove from the keyboard. You will be left with the back plate and the top plate assemblies to continue working.
  • End Result

  • The key assembly should now be free to remove from the keyboard. You will be left with the back plate and the top plate assemblies to continue working.

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Image 1/1: Remove the four M1.5 x 3 screws
  • The Data Slide bar is attached to the same circuit as the LCD screen on the reverse of the front faceplate.

  • Remove the four M1.5 x 3 screws

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  • These are the 12 contacts that must be de-soldered in order to remove the data entry slide bar, 4 are electrical and 8 secure the housing.

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  • After de-soldering the part, you will be able to remove it and replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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