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Introduction

The motherboard is responsible for all major funtions. If major components of your Nest Cam's hardware are malfunctioning or won't function even after troubleshooting, the motherboard may need to be replaced.

Parts

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  1. Remove the four 6 mm screws from the back panel with the JIS 000 screwdriver.
    • Remove the four 6 mm screws from the back panel with the JIS 000 screwdriver.

    • We suggest designated areas to keep track of all screws.

  2. Open the back panel completely to expose the inside of the Nest Cam. Using the tweezers, disconnect the red and black mic cable from the motherboard. Using the tweezers, disconnect the red and black mic cable from the motherboard.
    • Open the back panel completely to expose the inside of the Nest Cam.

    • Using the tweezers, disconnect the red and black mic cable from the motherboard.

  3. Remove the two 4 mm screws with the JIS 000 screwdriver from the center. Disconnect the black Wi-Fi cable from the motherboard with the tweezers.
    • Remove the two 4 mm screws with the JIS 000 screwdriver from the center.

    • Disconnect the black Wi-Fi cable from the motherboard with the tweezers.

  4. Use a plastic spudger to lift the motherboard slightly up to expose and disconnect the white cable and the yellow/white IR cable with tweezers. Then use the spudger or a finger to lift the motherboard completely up and off. When installing the new motherboard ensure that all wires are reconnected before securing.
    • Use a plastic spudger to lift the motherboard slightly up to expose and disconnect the white cable and the yellow/white IR cable with tweezers.

    • Then use the spudger or a finger to lift the motherboard completely up and off.

    • When installing the new motherboard ensure that all wires are reconnected before securing.

Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

where can I get a MoBo for my drop cam?

mikelebp1 - Reply

where can i find a motherboard replacement?

Steve - Reply

I have a Nest Outdoor IQ Camera. The Camera is Dead. Would love to Replace the Motherboard. Where can I get one ???

pmwenc@aol.com - Reply

same here, no where to be found online

chantalder - Reply

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