Introduction

Ensure to have your replacement display lying next to you before you start removing the defective one.

You should also have a little bowl ready to set aside screws and other small parts.

Image 1/1: Put on the Anti-Static Wrist Strap and clamp the end of the band to an unpaintet spot of a radiator.
  • Before you start disassembling your device make sure that it is turned off.

  • Put on the Anti-Static Wrist Strap and clamp the end of the band to an unpaintet spot of a radiator.

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  • Remove the battery lid

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Image 1/2: The battery lid is designed to function as an instrument for this task. Image 2/2: The battery lid is designed to function as an instrument for this task.
  • Remove the battery.

  • The battery lid is designed to function as an instrument for this task.

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Image 1/3: Collect the removed screws in a bowl or something comparable, otherwise they might get lost. Image 2/3: Collect the removed screws in a bowl or something comparable, otherwise they might get lost. Image 3/3: Collect the removed screws in a bowl or something comparable, otherwise they might get lost.
  • Unscrew the six Torx #4 (5,3 mm) screws from both sides of the device

  • Collect the removed screws in a bowl or something comparable, otherwise they might get lost.

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Image 1/3: If your fingernails are not long enough you can use a plastic opening tool. Image 2/3: When reassembling the device be aware that the six shackles on the sides of the upper ornamental part need to be placed inside the frame. Image 3/3: When reassembling the device be aware that the six shackles on the sides of the upper ornamental part need to be placed inside the frame.
  • Remove the upper ornamental part from the housing.

  • If your fingernails are not long enough you can use a plastic opening tool.

  • When reassembling the device be aware that the six shackles on the sides of the upper ornamental part need to be placed inside the frame.

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Image 1/2: The display as well as the speaker are connected to the motherboard. Therefore you need to be careful not to harm those connections. Image 2/2: The display as well as the speaker are connected to the motherboard. Therefore you need to be careful not to harm those connections.
  • Lift up the housing.

  • The display as well as the speaker are connected to the motherboard. Therefore you need to be careful not to harm those connections.

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Image 1/2: It is recommended to use a spudger or a comparable tool for this step. Image 2/2: If the connection is not completely open, one of the involved components could easily be harmed.
  • Unlock the connection between display and motherboard by pushing open the brown cleat.

  • It is recommended to use a spudger or a comparable tool for this step.

  • If the connection is not completely open, one of the involved components could easily be harmed.

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Image 1/2: If the cable does not come out easily, the connection is probably still locked. Image 2/2: When reconnecting the display to the motherboard don't forget to lock the connection, otherwise it will eventually come loose and you will have to redo the first eight steps of this guide.
  • Separate the connection by pulling out the display cable.

  • If the cable does not come out easily, the connection is probably still locked.

  • When reconnecting the display to the motherboard don't forget to lock the connection, otherwise it will eventually come loose and you will have to redo the first eight steps of this guide.

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  • Abstract the defective display from the housing.

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Image 1/2: Until the fall of 2015 the DPM8000 was delivered with a display and a separated display glass. Since then the display and the glass come as one part. Image 2/2: Until the fall of 2015 the DPM8000 was delivered with a display and a separated display glass. Since then the display and the glass come as one part.
  • Place the new display in the housing.

  • Until the fall of 2015 the DPM8000 was delivered with a display and a separated display glass. Since then the display and the glass come as one part.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order beginning with step 8.

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