Turn the Neo3DO face down so that the logo is facing toward you.
  • Turn the Neo3DO face down so that the logo is facing toward you.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the metal frame and the plastic back panel, as shown.

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Gently pry the back panel upwards.
  • Gently pry the back panel upwards.

  • Ensure the tool does not slip into the device and damage the internals.

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  • Once the back panel has been pried away from the bottom and sides of the Neo3DO, lift the back panel up and away from the tablet.

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  • When replacing the back panel, place the top edge of the back panel against the top edge of the Neo3DO, as shown.

  • The top edge of the device is the edge closest to the camera. The top of the back panel is the side with the hole for the camera.

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  • Remove all the tape attached to the motherboard.

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  • Pull out the black tabs using the plastic spudger.

  • All sockets that require the same step are marked in the first photo.

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  • Remove the wire belt from the socket.

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  • Lift the black tab and then remove the wire belt.

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  • Lift the black tab and then remove the wire belt.

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  • Grip the side of the tab and pull upwards to remove it from the socket.

  • All sockets that require the same step are marked in the first photo.

  • Gripping the wire belt and pulling upwards may cause damage, be sure to avoid it.

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  • Remove the screws using the J0 head screwdriver.

  • All screws that require the same step are marked in the first photo.

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  • Grip the active(red) wire and apply the soldering tool until the solder is soft enough for the wire to be removed.

  • Repeat the same process to remove the neutral(black) wire.

  • All wires that require the same steps are marked in the first photo.

  • The soldering tool is extremely hot, use with caution.

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  • Use the flat end of the plastic spudger to remove the motherboard and turn it underside-up.

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  • Remove the plug from the motherboard socket.

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  • Grip the wire and apply the soldering tool until the solder is soft enough for the wire to be removed.

  • The soldering tool is extremely hot, use with caution.

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  • Remove the screws with a J000 screwdriver

  • All screws that require the same step are marked in the first photo.

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  • Use the plastic removal tool to remove the plastic frame.

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  • Using the plastic removal tool, lift the LED screen from the battery side, and use the tweezers to help lift the LED screen upwards.

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  • Remove the screws using the Philip's PH000 screwdriver.

  • All screws that require the same step are marked in the first photo.

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  • Use the plastic removal tool to pry the audio PCB and pull away from the frame to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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