Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged screen sensor in the Meep! X2 tablet.

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

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  • 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.

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

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

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Image 1/2: In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps. Image 2/2: 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.

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

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Image 1/2: In the case of screen or screen sensor replacement, disregard desoldering steps. Image 2/2: 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.

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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.

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Image 1/2: Be sure to undo the black adhesive foam from the metal casing in order to remove the camera properly. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/1: Gently disconnect the gold ribbon cable from the motherboard. The two cameras will remain attached to the ribbon cable.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Once the left and right clips are undone, remove the gold ribbon cable from that connection by gently pulling it out. Image 2/2: 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.

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

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the left and right phillips #00 (4mm x 3.5mm)screws. Image 2/2: Once unscrewed, gently lift the motherboard from the rest of the device.
  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Leave the clear tape on the back of the screen until you are ready to remove it from the white plastic casing. Image 2/2: Leave the clear tape on the back of the screen until you are ready to remove it from the white plastic casing.
  • Remove the 10 phillips #00(3.5mm x 4mm) screws around the metal framing of the screen.

  • Leave the clear tape on the back of the screen until you are ready to remove it from the white plastic casing.

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  • Slowly remove the metal frame and screen from the white casing by gently pulling up on the ends of the metal frame.

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Image 1/1: Carefully separate the screen from the metal framing.
  • Remove the plastic tape from the back of the screen.

  • Carefully separate the screen from the metal framing.

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  • Use the spudger to undo the ribbon cable security clip located on the far left of the screen sensor.

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  • Unscrew each of the 14 black, phillips #00 (3mm x 3mm) phillips head screws from the screen sensor.

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  • Use the spudger to gently undo the sensor from the white casing.

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Conclusion

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

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