Introduction

The purpose of this guide is to show the steps necessary to replace the faulty DC power connector.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the four rubber pads from the bottom of the device.

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Image 1/3: Remove the four black 5mm screws using the PH1 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Gently pull and separate the two case covers. Image 3/3: Gently pull and separate the two case covers.
  • The Slingbox has four black 5mm screws, one on each corner of the case.

  • Remove the four black 5mm screws using the PH1 screwdriver.

  • Gently pull and separate the two case covers.

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Image 1/3: Remove the five silver screws on the motherboard using the PH1 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Gently slide and separate the motherboard from the base. Image 3/3: Gently slide and separate the motherboard from the base.
  • The motherboard has five silver 5.5mm screws connecting it to the base of the Slingbox.

  • Remove the five silver screws on the motherboard using the PH1 screwdriver.

  • Gently slide and separate the motherboard from the base.

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Image 1/1: Check [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|this|new_window=true] guide out to learn how to use a soldering iron.
  • Do not touch the heated tip of the soldering iron.

    • Check this guide out to learn how to use a soldering iron.

  • Desolder all three lead prongs.

  • Gently pull the DC power connector from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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