Introduction

Replacing the Focus Knob and adding a small amount of WD-40 are a few easy solutions for a Focus Knob that is jammed in place or ineffective.

Image 1/3: Using your thumbs, push up on battery cover to remove. Image 2/3: With your other hand, pull down on the A/C Adapter jack to remove. Image 3/3: With your other hand, pull down on the A/C Adapter jack to remove.
  • Hold Clock so the screen is facing away from you.

  • Using your thumbs, push up on battery cover to remove.

  • With your other hand, pull down on the A/C Adapter jack to remove.

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Image 1/1: Lift battery out at an angle. Repeat with second battery.
  • Remove batteries by pushing a battery toward the spring.

  • Lift battery out at an angle. Repeat with second battery.

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Image 1/3: Once screws are removed, lift the back up and off of the projection arm. Image 2/3: Once screws are removed, lift the back up and off of the projection arm. Image 3/3: Once screws are removed, lift the back up and off of the projection arm.
  • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the four (4) screws from the back of the projection arm.

  • Once screws are removed, lift the back up and off of the projection arm.

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  • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove two (2) screws from back of projection arm.

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Image 1/2: Once top is partially open, use a spudger to pry at the side of the projection arm. Image 2/2: Once top is partially open, use a spudger to pry at the side of the projection arm.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry apart the front of the projection arm casing. Start at the top of the projection arm.

  • Once top is partially open, use a spudger to pry at the side of the projection arm.

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Image 1/3: The Focus Knob Component should now be free of Projection Arm. Image 2/3: Hold the Component in one hand and lift the Projection Beam up and away from the Focus Knob. Image 3/3: Hold the Component in one hand and lift the Projection Beam up and away from the Focus Knob.
  • Turn the clock on its side. Slide the Focus Knob forward with your thumb.

  • The Focus Knob Component should now be free of Projection Arm.

  • Hold the Component in one hand and lift the Projection Beam up and away from the Focus Knob.

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Image 1/3: If needed, add a SMALL amount of WD-40 to the base of the knob and continue turning Focus Knob. Image 2/3: Place replacement Focus Knob in socket and turn clockwise to secure. Image 3/3: Place replacement Focus Knob in socket and turn clockwise to secure.
  • Loosen Focus Knob by turning the Focus Knob counterclockwise with your fingers.

  • If needed, add a SMALL amount of WD-40 to the base of the knob and continue turning Focus Knob.

  • Place replacement Focus Knob in socket and turn clockwise to secure.

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Conclusion

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

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