Introduction

The Nabi Dream Table HD8 uses a durable propietary charging cable for charging. Over time, the charging connector or the cable itself can weaken, causing difficulties in recharging, system overheating or extended charging times. The individual component will require no more than five minutes to replace, but opening the device with be the most difficult and necessary prerequisite to the replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Position the Nabi DreamTab onto a non-metallic surface so that the screen  is facing towards the ceiling, and the DreamTab logo appears closest to you. Remove the red silicone case from the Nabi DreamTab HD8.
  • Position the Nabi DreamTab onto a non-metallic surface so that the screen is facing towards the ceiling, and the DreamTab logo appears closest to you.

  • Remove the red silicone case from the Nabi DreamTab HD8.

    • These steps are specific to the included manufacturer case. If you have a different protective case, please refer to the respective manual for removal.

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Turn it upside down, ensuring the small black circular camera is in the upper left hand corner.
  • Turn it upside down, ensuring the small black circular camera is in the upper left hand corner.

    • Proceeding beyond here will void the manufacturer's warranty. If you wish to continue, follow these steps carefully.

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Remove the six 2.5 mm JIS #000 screws attaching the custom grid to the back panel. Remove the six 2.5 mm JIS #000 screws attaching the custom grid to the back panel.
  • Remove the six 2.5 mm JIS #000 screws attaching the custom grid to the back panel.

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Grasp one of the protruding squares and gently lift off the back plate. Place it aside for later reassembly. This piece should come off very easily. If you have trouble removing it, all of the screws may not be completely removed. Check and proceed.
  • Grasp one of the protruding squares and gently lift off the back plate. Place it aside for later reassembly.

    • This piece should come off very easily. If you have trouble removing it, all of the screws may not be completely removed. Check and proceed.

    • Do not confuse the golden threads for screws.

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Remove the three 3.5mm screws using the J-0 screwdriver  attaching the back panel to the device. Remove the three 3.5mm screws using the J-0 screwdriver  attaching the back panel to the device. Remove the three 3.5mm screws using the J-0 screwdriver  attaching the back panel to the device.
  • Remove the three 3.5mm screws using the J-0 screwdriver attaching the back panel to the device.

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Rotate the top of the device towards you so that the audio jack appears on the right side of the device. The audio jack will have a small symbol of headphones next to a small 3.5mm diameter hole. Wedge the plastic opening tool between  where the front and back case panels meet near the audio jack.
  • Rotate the top of the device towards you so that the audio jack appears on the right side of the device.

    • The audio jack will have a small symbol of headphones next to a small 3.5mm diameter hole.

  • Wedge the plastic opening tool between where the front and back case panels meet near the audio jack.

  • Pry the device open using moderate force until you hear a clicking sound. This is the sound of the clips unlocking.

  • Move along the perimeter of the entire device using the same prying motion to gradually separate the front and back panels.

  • Once the edges are open return to the same starting position next to the audio jack.

    • During this step, you may crack some parts of the case. Gently pry around the speakers, audio jack and charging cable ports to reduce this damage.

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Once you've completed separating the front and back panels, place the device back onto the table, display facing downward and camera at the top left. Lift off the back panel and rotate the device 180 degrees while the screen is facing down. Lift off the back panel and rotate the device 180 degrees while the screen is facing down.
  • Once you've completed separating the front and back panels, place the device back onto the table, display facing downward and camera at the top left.

  • Lift off the back panel and rotate the device 180 degrees while the screen is facing down.

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Peel off the yellow tape on the connector from the corner. Peel off the yellow tape on the connector from the corner. Peel off the yellow tape on the connector from the corner.
  • Peel off the yellow tape on the connector from the corner.

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Disengage the white lock keeping the plastic ribbon in place. Disengage the white lock keeping the plastic ribbon in place. Disengage the white lock keeping the plastic ribbon in place.
  • Disengage the white lock keeping the plastic ribbon in place.

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Remove four screws from the charging connector. Silvers screws should be removed before all the other ones. Silvers screws should be removed before all the other ones.
  • Remove four screws from the charging connector.

  • Silvers screws should be removed before all the other ones.

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Lift off gently with tweezers. Lift off gently with tweezers. Lift off gently with tweezers.
  • Lift off gently with tweezers.

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Conclusion

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

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