Introduction

The battery is like the heart of the Sphere Ollie. Without the battery, the Ollie will be useless and inactive. To replace your battery, you will need a Blue Opening Tool and Phillip's Head Screwdriver to gain access to it.

Firmly grasp Ollie in one hand.
  • Firmly grasp Ollie in one hand.

  • Remove the blue rubber tire in a peeling motion with your opposite hand.

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Continue to firmly hold Ollie in one hand.
  • Continue to firmly hold Ollie in one hand.

  • Use a Plastic Opening Tool to gently pry off the hubcap.

  • Avoid inserting the Plastic Opening Tool into the empty holes, but instead use the tool near the tabs holding the hubcap in.

  • Do not aim the hubcap towards another person as it may pop off with force.

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  • Loosen and remove the 10mm screw on each side of the device using a JIS 1 screwdriver tip.

  • Remove the plastic plastic tire frame from the device

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  • Loosen and remove the four 10mm Screws on the underside of the device using a JIS 1 tip.

  • Firmly grasp the bottom of the device and pull the top half of the outer case off of the bottom.

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  • Loosen and remove the 10mm screws holding the blue tooth connector as well as the two 1 10 screws holding the motherboard to the case using the JIS #1 screwdriver

  • Loosen and remove the 10mm screws holding the antenna to the case.

  • Gently remove mother board from the case with an upward motion.

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  • After you have removed the motherboard, use a JIS #1 screwdriver to remove the four 10mm Screws holding in the cog shields.

  • Next, you want to pull apart the clips (two on each side) holding the top piece of the shield to the frame.

  • Then, once you have freed the cogs, you can lift the cog and remove it from the frame.

  • To completely remove the cog shield out of the way, carefully remove the black pin connectors from the slot in the shield.

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  • Once you have removed the cog out of the way, you can then pinch the clip to access the battery.

  • To remove the battery, simply pull on it with slight force as it is held tight by adhesives.

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Conclusion

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

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How do you buy a new battery, where do you get them from?

Alex - Reply

Alex,

Amazon (Uxcell Power Supply DC 3.7 V 1000 MAh 803040 Li-ion rechargeable lithium Polymer Li- Po Battery

Keith Johnson -

Yes I need to find a battery as well

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