Introduction

Use this guide to replace a damaged or malfunctioning audio port on the Roku XD 2050X. To complete this guide, you will need to disassemble your device and use a soldering iron to replace the port.

Parts

No parts required.

Ensure the Roku XDis unplugged. Take care when handling components.  Circuit boards, soldering points, and other areas may have sharp points. Turn the device upside down.
  • Ensure the Roku XDis unplugged.

  • Take care when handling components. Circuit boards, soldering points, and other areas may have sharp points.

  • Turn the device upside down.

  • Remove the two rubber pads using a plastic spudger.

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Remove the two Phillips #1 9mm pan-head screws. Remove the two Phillips #1 9mm pan-head screws.
  • Remove the two Phillips #1 9mm pan-head screws.

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Insert spudger between upper and lower frame underneath the port access. Guide spudger around to loosen upper and lower frame to pry frame apart. Gently remove upper frame.
  • Insert spudger between upper and lower frame underneath the port access.

  • Guide spudger around to loosen upper and lower frame to pry frame apart.

  • Gently remove upper frame.

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Remove the two Phillips #1 8mm pan-head screws. Remove the two Phillips #1 8mm pan-head screws.
  • Remove the two Phillips #1 8mm pan-head screws.

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On the side of the board opposite the ports, find and tilt back the tab securing the board in place.
  • On the side of the board opposite the ports, find and tilt back the tab securing the board in place.

  • Lift the motherboard out of the lower frame.

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Desolder the leads for the audio port that you wish to replace.
  • Desolder the leads for the audio port that you wish to replace.

    • Left audio port leads are circled in red.

    • Right audio port leads are circled in orange.

  • Remove the audio port from board.

  • For help with soldering view the iFixit soldering guide.

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Conclusion

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

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