Introduction

The 3.7V/3, 200mAh Li-Poly battery is a key component because it stores the power within the device. If it burns out, it must be replaced.

Image 1/1: To make sure that it is off, make sure  the button is not flashing green.
  • Turn off the device by pressing on the clear power button behind the device.

  • To make sure that it is off, make sure the button is not flashing green.

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  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 2mm screw located on the bottom of the device, near the hinge.

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Image 1/3: Keeping the tool in, slowly slide the tool along the side of the panel. Image 2/3: Keeping the tool in, slowly slide the tool along the side of the panel. Image 3/3: Keeping the tool in, slowly slide the tool along the side of the panel.
  • Using the plastic opening tools, gently pry open the side of the large panel.

  • Keeping the tool in, slowly slide the tool along the side of the panel.

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Image 1/2: Make sure the opening on other side of the device does not snap closed. Image 2/2: Gently slide the plastic opening tool along the side of the panel.
  • Rotate the device 180 degrees.

  • Make sure the opening on other side of the device does not snap closed.

  • Gently slide the plastic opening tool along the side of the panel.

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Image 1/2: Using both hands, slowly pull apart the back panel from the rest of the device. Image 2/2: Gently flip the back panel open so the circuit board faces up and the two panels are side by side.
  • Do not fully pull apart the back panel from the device. Doing so can rip the two red and blue wires attached to the panel.

  • Using both hands, slowly pull apart the back panel from the rest of the device.

  • Gently flip the back panel open so the circuit board faces up and the two panels are side by side.

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Image 1/2: To pull the wires out, wiggle them back and forth until the connector is fully out. Image 2/2: To pull the wires out, wiggle them back and forth until the connector is fully out.
  • Softly pinch the red and blue wires close to the white connector.

  • To pull the wires out, wiggle them back and forth until the connector is fully out.

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  • Unscrew the three 2mm screws holding the circuit board down using a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Gently lift the circuit board out of the device using tweezers.
  • Make sure the white USB port cover on the side of the device is pulled out or you won't be able to lift the circuit board.

  • Gently lift the circuit board out of the device using tweezers.

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  • Remove the two 2mm screws from the battery case.

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  • Gently pull up the battery case out of the tabs and pull the case out.

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  • Gently lift up the battery.

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Conclusion

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

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