Introduction

Use this guide in order to replace the motherboard within the Oregon Scientific Meep! X2.

Remove the orange covers from the left and right sides of the device by sliding up against the tabs.
  • Remove the orange covers from the left and right sides of the device by sliding up against the tabs.

You can remove the rear casing by unscrewing all six phillips #00(3.5mm x 4.5mm)screws from the left and right side of the device. You can remove the rear casing by unscrewing all six phillips #00(3.5mm x 4.5mm)screws from the left and right side of the device. You can remove the rear casing by unscrewing all six phillips #00(3.5mm x 4.5mm)screws from the left and right side of the device.
  • You can remove the rear casing by unscrewing all six phillips #00(3.5mm x 4.5mm)screws from the left and right side of the device.

Use the plastic opening tools to undo the clips around the edges of the device. Use the plastic opening tools to undo the clips around the edges of the device. Use the plastic opening tools to undo the clips around the edges of the device.
  • Use the plastic opening tools to undo the clips around the edges of the device.

Gently unhook the black security clips to loosen the ribbon cable. Use one of the plastic opening tools. Pull lightly on the ribbon cable to remove it. Pull lightly on the ribbon cable to remove it.
  • Gently unhook the black security clips to loosen the ribbon cable. Use one of the plastic opening tools.

  • Pull lightly on the ribbon cable to remove it.

Use your spudger to separate the battery from the adhesive glue strips and plastic film. Use your spudger to separate the battery from the adhesive glue strips and plastic film.
  • Use your spudger to separate the battery from the adhesive glue strips and plastic film.

Use a soldering station to unsolder the battery wires from the motherboard. In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps.
  • Use a soldering station to unsolder the battery wires from the motherboard.

  • In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps.

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Slip the plastic opening tool under the white, square enclosure of the camera and lift upward to unhook the camera unit from the motherboard. Slip the plastic opening tool under the white, square enclosure of the camera and lift upward to unhook the camera unit from the motherboard.
  • Slip the plastic opening tool under the white, square enclosure of the camera and lift upward to unhook the camera unit from the motherboard.

Pry the second camera out of its slot with one of the plastic opening tools. Be sure to undo the black adhesive foam from the metal casing in order to remove the camera properly.
  • Pry the second camera out of its slot with one of the plastic opening tools.

  • Be sure to undo the black adhesive foam from the metal casing in order to remove the camera properly.

Release the black security clip on the ribbon cable with your plastic opening tool.
  • Release the black security clip on the ribbon cable with your plastic opening tool.

  • Gently disconnect the gold ribbon cable from the motherboard. The two cameras will remain attached to the ribbon cable.

Use your tweezers to gently remove the microphone from the slot in the casing. Use your tweezers to gently remove the microphone from the slot in the casing.
  • Use your tweezers to gently remove the microphone from the slot in the casing.

Unsolder the microphone unit from the motherboard using the soldering station. In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps.
  • Unsolder the microphone unit from the motherboard using the soldering station.

  • In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps.

Use a tweezer to gently pull the power button sensor out of the case's slot. Use a tweezer to gently pull the power button sensor out of the case's slot.
  • Use a tweezer to gently pull the power button sensor out of the case's slot.

Use the soldering station to unsolder and remove the power button from the motherboard. In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps.
  • Use the soldering station to unsolder and remove the power button from the motherboard.

  • In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps.

Undo the security clips on the ribbon cable connection by placing the plastic opening tool between the black and white parts of the clip. Pull downard toward the gold ribbon cable. Once the left and right clips are undone, remove the gold ribbon cable from that connection by gently pulling it out.
  • Undo the security clips on the ribbon cable connection by placing the plastic opening tool between the black and white parts of the clip. Pull downard toward the gold ribbon cable.

  • Once the left and right clips are undone, remove the gold ribbon cable from that connection by gently pulling it out.

Remove the two phillips #00 (4.5mm x 3mm)screws located on the motherboard. Remove the two phillips #00 (4.5mm x 3mm)screws located on the motherboard.
  • Remove the two phillips #00 (4.5mm x 3mm)screws located on the motherboard.

Lift the silver, rectangular blocker in order to expose the right phillips screw #00 (4mm x 3.5mm). Unscrew the left and right phillips #00 (4mm x 3.5mm)screws.
  • Lift the silver, rectangular blocker in order to expose the right phillips screw #00 (4mm x 3.5mm).

  • Unscrew the left and right phillips #00 (4mm x 3.5mm)screws.

  • Once unscrewed, gently lift the motherboard from the rest of the device.

Conclusion

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

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