Introduction

This guide is used to replace the motherboard of the Nest Dropcam Pro if yours has stopped working. Make sure the device is unplugged before opening.

Parts

No parts required.

Press in the mounting clips on each side of the case to remove the camera from the mount.
  • Press in the mounting clips on each side of the case to remove the camera from the mount.

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Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws. Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws.
  • Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 3 mm screws.

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Lift the front of the case slowly, as there is an antenna cable attached to the motherboard. Carefully disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard. You will feel this cable "pop" out of place when disconnected.
  • Lift the front of the case slowly, as there is an antenna cable attached to the motherboard.

  • Carefully disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard. You will feel this cable "pop" out of place when disconnected.

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Insert a spudger tool under the micro-USB port and lift to separate the motherboard from the back case. Insert a spudger tool under the micro-USB port and lift to separate the motherboard from the back case.
  • Insert a spudger tool under the micro-USB port and lift to separate the motherboard from the back case.

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Pull the motherboard away from the back case. Unplug the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the back case.
  • Pull the motherboard away from the back case.

  • Unplug the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the back case.

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Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws. Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws.
  • Using a Philips #0 screwdriver, remove the four 2 mm screws.

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Lift the lens and LED assembly away from the motherboard. Unplug the yellow and white cable from the motherboard.
  • Lift the lens and LED assembly away from the motherboard.

  • Unplug the yellow and white cable from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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where we can get the mother board to replace

fercervantes - Reply

I need this too

kundimberi -

Where can I get the motherboard

xtogamba - Reply

Can't find it either. Silly to write an entire article for credit if parts arent actually available.

Bruce Weissman - Reply

searched for the MB online?? Why no mention of where to get it??

anonymous 6761 - Reply

Source for Dropcam Pro motherboard? Are these actually available anywhere?

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