Sansa e260R Memory Board Replacement

Sections

Edit Step 1 Rear Case  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Before disassembling the device, make sure it is powered off.

Edit Step 1 Rear Case  ¶ 

  • Before disassembling the device, make sure it is powered off.

  • Remove the four 1.5mm screws on the back of the device.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Using a plastic opening tool, lift the metal backing from the front of the device.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the metal backing from the front of the device.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Pull the rear panel off of the Sansa e260R.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Pull the rear panel off of the Sansa e260R.

Edit Step 4 Battery  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Grip the bottom of the battery with your thumb and forefinger and pull it away from the device.

Edit Step 4 Battery  ¶ 

  • Grip the bottom of the battery with your thumb and forefinger and pull it away from the device.

Edit Step 5 Front Panel  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Remove the four 1.5mm screws on the inner casing of the device.

Edit Step 5 Front Panel  ¶ 

  • Remove the four 1.5mm screws on the inner casing of the device.

  • These screws are very small and hard to extract from the casing. It may be helpful to use a magnetic screwdriver.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Flip the device so that the front is facing you.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Flip the device so that the front is facing you.

  • Slide a plastic opening tool between the plastic front cover and the metal back cover of the device.

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Pull the front cover away from the rest of the device.

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Pull the front cover away from the rest of the device.

Edit Step 8 Memory Board  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Near the charging port, pull the case away from the motherboard to create clearance to remove the motherboard.

Edit Step 8 Memory Board  ¶ 

  • Near the charging port, pull the case away from the motherboard to create clearance to remove the motherboard.

  • Use the spudger to push the motherboard in and pop the metal edge of the charging port up and inside the plastic case.

Edit Step 9  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Pull the bottom of the motherboard up and then out.

Edit Step 9  ¶ 

  • Pull the bottom of the motherboard up and then out.

Edit Step 10  ¶ 

Image 1/1: On the back of the motherboard, there is a rectangle of rubber.

Edit Step 10  ¶ 

  • On the back of the motherboard, there is a rectangle of rubber.

  • Peel the rectangle off slowly.

Edit Step 11  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Under the rubber rectangle, there is a strip of black tape.

Edit Step 11  ¶ 

  • Under the rubber rectangle, there is a strip of black tape.

  • Peel the tape off about halfway so that it is no longer attached to the memory board.

Edit Step 12  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Carefully peel the memory board away from the rest of the motherboard

Edit Step 12  ¶ 

  • Carefully peel the memory board away from the rest of the motherboard

Conclusion

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

0 Comments

Add a comment

No comments.

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 6

Past 30 Days: 22

All Time: 1,896