Introduction

This guide will take you through 6 simple steps to removing your circuit board. For reattachment, simply follow the steps in reverse order.

  1. Unscrew the two screws on the back of the device using a Phillips PH000 screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the two screws on the back of the device using a Phillips PH000 screwdriver.

    • Keep the Phillips PH000 screwdriver aside for further steps in the guide. It will be the only screwdriver needed for this replacement.

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  2. Use a small prying tool to carefully pry open the back of the device.
    • Use a small prying tool to carefully pry open the back of the device.

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    • First, you must remove the black tape on the circuit board.

    • Next, pull up on the red and gold band until it detaches from the chip.

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    • Using a small plastic prying tool, slip the end under the device circuit board and slowly lift it.

      • Once the circuit board is lifted, carefully remove the chip with tweezers.

    • The circuit board will still be connected to the device by a wire.

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    • Using a soldering iron, carefully heat the metal connecting the wires from the device to the circuit board.

    • You will need the soldering iron to reattach those wires once you've replaced the circuit board.

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    • Carefully remove the circuit board from the device.

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Conclusion

For reassembling your device, follow the instructions in reverse.

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