Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to remove and replace a Pandigital Super Nova screen in order to preserve the function of the device.

Remove the screw covers from each corner of the back side of the device.
  • Remove the screw covers from each corner of the back side of the device.

  • Set aside.

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Using a Philips screwdriver, remove all four .15 mm screws from each corner.
  • Using a Philips screwdriver, remove all four .15 mm screws from each corner.

  • Set aside.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the back cover of the device.

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  • Remove the three .11 mm screws that hold the battery in place.

  • Set aside.

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  • Unplug the battery and remove from device.

    • Avoid touching the motherboard as it is fragile.

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  • Use a metal pry tool to separate the camera and the small clip that holds it in place.

    • Do NOT touch the MotherBoard with your bare hands. There is risk of short circuiting the device. Use nitrile gloves to prevent this.

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  • Use a pair of small tweezers to gently pull the camera connector out of the motherboard.

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  • Use a screwdriver to remove the six .15 mm screws that hold the motherboard in place. Set aside.

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  • Remove the eleven screws that hold the screen to the base. Eight are .15 mm and three are .11 mm.

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  • Remove the motherboard from the tablet using a nylon spudger.

    • A regular black nylon spudger should be used to avoid damaging the motherboard.

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  • Use tweezers to carefully remove the connector between the screen to the tablet.

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  • Use a pry tool to carefully separate the motherboard from the hard casing.

    • Excessive force in this step can damage your device.

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  • Lift the motherboard out of the tablet.

  • Remove the second connector between the screen and the motherboard.

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  • Pry the silver screen box from away from the device.

  • Open each of the four clips securing the screen box to open it.

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  • Lift the screen out of its protective box.

    • If the protective box is damaged, it will also need replacing.

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Conclusion

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

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