Introduction

Replacing the control pad is simple and straightforward. A sharp, thin tool is needed, and some glue might be required to replace the control pad if it isn't sticking properly to the speakers.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/1:
  • Push the nylon or metal spudger under the corner of the control pad. This might take some patience, but it gets easier once the spudger gets under the control pad.

Add Comment

Image 1/1: This may need to be done several times to get the control pad loose enough to come off. If needed, it can be done on more than just one edge, especially if you're having trouble picking up the edge in the next step.
  • Slide the nylon or metal spudger along the long edge of the control panel, up to the next edge.

  • This may need to be done several times to get the control pad loose enough to come off. If needed, it can be done on more than just one edge, especially if you're having trouble picking up the edge in the next step.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: When replacing the control pad, the glue that is on the speaker should be able to hold the control pad. However, glue can be used if it is not sticking well enough. Make sure the glue does not get on the circuit board. Image 2/2: When replacing the control pad, the glue that is on the speaker should be able to hold the control pad. However, glue can be used if it is not sticking well enough. Make sure the glue does not get on the circuit board.
  • Grab the corner of the control pad and peel it off slowly. You should be able to see the circuit board.

  • When replacing the control pad, the glue that is on the speaker should be able to hold the control pad. However, glue can be used if it is not sticking well enough. Make sure the glue does not get on the circuit board.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Matthew Festa

Member since: 10/16/2015

500 Reputation

3 Guides authored

Team

UMass Dartmouth, Team 4-2, Catania Fall 2015 Member of UMass Dartmouth, Team 4-2, Catania Fall 2015

UMASSD-CATANIA-F15S4G2

4 Members

5 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 17

Past 30 Days: 85

All Time: 1,684