Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to remove and replace the A/C power port. Be sure to check out the Soldering Technique Guide to learn ore about soldering before completing this repair.

  1. Heat up the iOpener for 30 seconds in the microwave and place across rubber pads on the back of the device.
    • Heat up the iOpener for 30 seconds in the microwave and place across rubber pads on the back of the device.

      • It may take multiple heats, left for a minute at a time, to properly loosen the glue.

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  2. Gently use the plastic opening tool to pry the rubber pads off.
    • Gently use the plastic opening tool to pry the rubber pads off.

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    • Remove the four Phillips #000 screws from the bottom of the case.

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    • Gently remove the under side of the device.

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    • Remove the middle component that is held in place by the top and bottom of the device.

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    • Remove the cover over the A/V ports on the front of the device.

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    • Remove the board from the plastic enclosure.

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    • Heat the 3 solder leads on the bottom side of the motherboard opposite of the A/C Port until the point you can pull the port away from the board.

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    • Insert the new A/C power port where the old one was. Gently apply solder to the 3 pins on the bottom side of the mother board to connect it.

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Conclusion

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

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