Image 1/1: While pressing down on the arrow, slide the cover towards the bottom of the recorder until it clicks.
  • Find the arrow on the battery cover on the back of the device.

  • While pressing down on the arrow, slide the cover towards the bottom of the recorder until it clicks.

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  • Lift the cover and remove the batteries.

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Image 1/2: Next, twist it to the side as shown in the second picture.  The lid should simply snap off. Image 2/2: Be careful not to apply too much force, as the lid may break.
  • Remove the battery cover by first tilting it so it is at a right angle with the rest of the device.

  • Next, twist it to the side as shown in the second picture. The lid should simply snap off.

  • Be careful not to apply too much force, as the lid may break.

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Image 1/2: Next, use the same screwdriver to unscrew the (1.7X5 mm) screw, which is located inside the battery compartment. Image 2/2: Next, use the same screwdriver to unscrew the (1.7X5 mm) screw, which is located inside the battery compartment.
  • Use a #00 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the four (1.7x16 mm) screws from the back case.

  • Next, use the same screwdriver to unscrew the (1.7X5 mm) screw, which is located inside the battery compartment.

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Image 1/1: It works best to push the tabs at an upward angle (towards the top of the battery compartment)
  • Use a spudger to push in the two tabs located on the bottom of the device.

  • It works best to push the tabs at an upward angle (towards the top of the battery compartment)

  • It may take a decent amount of force in order to push in the tabs.

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Image 1/1: The back cover should lift cleanly off.
  • With a firm grip on the larger half, remove the back cover by lifting first on the battery area.

  • The back cover should lift cleanly off.

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Image 1/1: A black and a red wire connect the microphone to the motherboard as shown in the bottom left of the picture.
  • The microphone is the silver circular part above the buttons on your device.

  • A black and a red wire connect the microphone to the motherboard as shown in the bottom left of the picture.

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Image 1/1: Remove the tape with a pair of tweezers.  Try not to pull the wires, as they might tear loose from their soldering connections
  • The wires are held down with a piece of black tape.

  • Remove the tape with a pair of tweezers. Try not to pull the wires, as they might tear loose from their soldering connections

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  • Desolder the two connections between the wires and the motherboard. Make sure that the two solder points do not melt together.

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Image 1/1: Be careful to not detach the mic from its wires, as the connection between the wire and the mic itself is delicate.
  • Now that the wires are disconnected from the motherboard, you can simply pull the mic out, away from the top of the device.

  • Be careful to not detach the mic from its wires, as the connection between the wire and the mic itself is delicate.

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Conclusion

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

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