Introduction

The Ninja NJ600 blender has an LED light display to help the user operate it. This guide will show how to replace one of these lights.

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  • Remove the five screws (13mm long, 6mm head diameter) using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: The power cord runs through a hole in the side of this layer. Squeeze the cord and pull it through the hole to separate the layer from the cord. Image 2/2: The power cord runs through a hole in the side of this layer. Squeeze the cord and pull it through the hole to separate the layer from the cord.
  • Without removing any screws, you can pull the 2nd layer free from the base. Do this now and set it down gently next to the base.

  • The power cord runs through a hole in the side of this layer. Squeeze the cord and pull it through the hole to separate the layer from the cord.

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Image 1/3: Be careful not to damage the two wires that are keeping this third layer attached to the base. Image 2/3: Be careful not to damage the two wires that are keeping this third layer attached to the base. Image 3/3: Be careful not to damage the two wires that are keeping this third layer attached to the base.
  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove these six screws (13mm long, 6mm head diameter). Then carefully remove this layer, and rest it next to the blender base.

  • Be careful not to damage the two wires that are keeping this third layer attached to the base.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to scratch the circuit board with the screwdriver.
  • Remove these four screws (10mm long, 5mm head diameter) using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • Be careful not to scratch the circuit board with the screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: This will give the circuit board more range of motion.
  • Using a pair of scissors or wire cutters, cut the zip tie holding these wires.

  • This will give the circuit board more range of motion.

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Image 1/3: If you do not know how to do this, iFixit has a [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|guide] describing the process. Image 2/3: Before you begin to desolder these wires, flip the board over to confirm that you are about to desolder the correct component. Image 3/3: Soldering iron is very hot, use caution when handling
  • Desolder the five wires from the solder pads shown.

  • If you do not know how to do this, iFixit has a guide describing the process.

  • Before you begin to desolder these wires, flip the board over to confirm that you are about to desolder the correct component.

  • Soldering iron is very hot, use caution when handling

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Image 1/1: '''NOTE''': keep track of which pad each wire was soldered to.  This is important for your blender to function.
  • After the wires have cooled enough to touch, carefully slide the circuit board free of the wires.

  • NOTE: keep track of which pad each wire was soldered to. This is important for your blender to function.

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Image 1/2: On the bottom of the board, each LED is designated with a small triangle with a line at one tip. Image 2/2: On the bottom of the board, each LED is designated with a small triangle with a line at one tip.
  • Locate the LED you wish to desolder.

  • On the bottom of the board, each LED is designated with a small triangle with a line at one tip.

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Image 1/1: '''NOTE:''' the LED is a diode, and requires proper orientation when installed.
  • Desolder the two LED leads, and remove the LED from the board.

  • NOTE: the LED is a diode, and requires proper orientation when installed.

  • Soldering iron is very hot, use caution when handling

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Conclusion

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

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