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Introduction

This guide will outline how to disassemble and reattach or replace the Sony FDL-220R Watchman antenna. Steps include basic disassembly of the Sony FDL-220R Watchman, and tools include a Phillips #00 Screwdriver and a Spudger.

Parts

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  1. Press down on the textured area and push towards the bottom of the device. Gently remove the battery cover.
    • Press down on the textured area and push towards the bottom of the device.

    • Gently remove the battery cover.

    • Remove the three AA batteries.

  2. Locate the five 5x11mm screws surrounding the battery compartment. Remove screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
    • Locate the five 5x11mm screws surrounding the battery compartment.

    • Remove screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  4. Grasp the entire back half of the Watchman's casing. Snap off the casing from the bottom of the device.
    • Grasp the entire back half of the Watchman's casing.

    • Snap off the casing from the bottom of the device.

    • Gently pull off entire back casing.

    • Buttons may fall out upon opening casing. See the button replacement guide to fix buttons.

  5. Locate the two metal tabs which are meant to hold the antenna in place. Pry back the metal tabs with a spudger. Hook the antenna into the metal tab.
    • Locate the two metal tabs which are meant to hold the antenna in place.

    • Pry back the metal tabs with a spudger.

    • Hook the antenna into the metal tab.

    • Ensure that the antenna is fully enclosed in the metal tab.

Conclusion

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

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