Introduction

Do you enjoy great sounds, but can't connect your iPod to your dock? Replace your motherboard with this easy-to-use guide. Clear some space though, you'll have a few small parts you don't want to lose.

Remove the battery by pressing your finger down on the center button and twisting it counter-clockwise. Remove battery and set it aside.
  • Remove the battery by pressing your finger down on the center button and twisting it counter-clockwise.

  • Remove battery and set it aside.

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Use a plastic scraper to remove the rubber gasket from the bottom of speaker system and set it aside.
  • Use a plastic scraper to remove the rubber gasket from the bottom of speaker system and set it aside.

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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
Use a standard sized Phillips Screwdriver to remove the four screws on the bottom of the speaker system.
  • Use a standard sized Phillips Screwdriver to remove the four screws on the bottom of the speaker system.

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Using a smaller flat head screw driver, unscrew the semi-circle plate from bottom to expose the motherboard.
  • Using a smaller flat head screw driver, unscrew the semi-circle plate from bottom to expose the motherboard.

    • Once the components are unscrewed, the plastic dock frame may fall out.

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Gently pull both ribbon cables out of the motherboard.
  • Gently pull both ribbon cables out of the motherboard.

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Replace it with new motherboard by plugging in the thinner wire into the small slot, and the larger wire into the wider slot.
  • Replace it with new motherboard by plugging in the thinner wire into the small slot, and the larger wire into the wider slot.

  • Reverse steps 1 through 4 to reassemble dock.

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Conclusion

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

Dalton Alexandre

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Where can you buy the motherboard?

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