Introduction

This disassembly will allow you to replace the batteries, and have access to the internal components of the device.

Remove the battery cover by removing the P1 Philips screw.
  • Remove the battery cover by removing the P1 Philips screw.

  • Remove the 3 AA batteries by hand.

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Unscrew Top Cover with a 3mm Triangle driver bit from the Driver Kit.
  • Unscrew Top Cover with a 3mm Triangle driver bit from the Driver Kit.

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Use Opening Tool to release barbed latch on top cover.
  • Use Opening Tool to release barbed latch on top cover.

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Release pilot studs near the hinge with Metal Spudger.
  • Release pilot studs near the hinge with Metal Spudger.

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Once the Top Cover is free, you will have full access to the circuitry.
  • Once the Top Cover is free, you will have full access to the circuitry.

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Use Tweezers to remove the side button.
  • Use Tweezers to remove the side button.

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Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector. Pull the ribbon cable away carefully.
  • Release the zero insertion force (ZIF) connector.

  • Pull the ribbon cable away carefully.

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With the ribbon cable free from obstructions, use a Prying Tool to release the circuit board from the guide studs.
  • With the ribbon cable free from obstructions, use a Prying Tool to release the circuit board from the guide studs.

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With a plastic Prying Tool, separate the screen from the mounting tray.
  • With a plastic Prying Tool, separate the screen from the mounting tray.

  • Adhesive between the layers may provoke damage to the screen or tray. Take your time.

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Once the screen is completely folded away from the mounting tray, release it from the circuit board by hand.
  • Once the screen is completely folded away from the mounting tray, release it from the circuit board by hand.

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Release the back of the mounting tray using a plastic Pick to unhook the barb from the circuit board.
  • Release the back of the mounting tray using a plastic Pick to unhook the barb from the circuit board.

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Now remove the mounting tray complete with camera and ribbon cable attached by sliding away from the screen.
  • Now remove the mounting tray complete with camera and ribbon cable attached by sliding away from the screen.

  • You must not damage the screen or screen ribbon cable in this step.

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Discard faulty camera and mounting tray.
  • Discard faulty camera and mounting tray.

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Conclusion

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

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