Introduction

Use this guide to replace the Connector Board of the OP-1, including the microphone, the line-in / line-out connectors and the USB port.

Open the back panel by using a Jimmy on the side of the panel. Be careful not to damage the OP-1 coating. Lift the back panel and remove it. The Connector Board is revealed. Lift the back panel and remove it. The Connector Board is revealed.
  • Open the back panel by using a Jimmy on the side of the panel. Be careful not to damage the OP-1 coating.

  • Lift the back panel and remove it. The Connector Board is revealed.

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Disconnect the flex connector by lifting it up with a spudger. Remove the three Phillips screws. Do not loose the washer at the bottom screw. Take out the connector board. Make sure to keep the black rubber pad underneath the board.
  • Disconnect the flex connector by lifting it up with a spudger.

  • Remove the three Phillips screws. Do not loose the washer at the bottom screw.

  • Take out the connector board. Make sure to keep the black rubber pad underneath the board.

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Don't forget the cover for the on/off switch. Simply take it off from the old board and transfer it to the new board.
  • Don't forget the cover for the on/off switch.

  • Simply take it off from the old board and transfer it to the new board.

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Conclusion

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

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Veeery useful , thank you !

mouchtouris alexandre - Reply

Even with the Jimmy I can't seem to get the back panel off... a video would be helpful :)

Shawn Ivie - Reply

Got the back panel off finally but my connector board won't come out.

Shawn Ivie - Reply

Ok... finally got the connector board out. It took a bit of gentle prying using a very small thin screw driver bit on each side of the connector board. Once I had the right side popped up a bit I was able to push on the input output jacks from the outside to get clearance. Removing the connector board and putting it back in resolved the power switch issues I was experiencing. No new connector board needed! :)

Shawn Ivie - Reply

Worked well for me. I had a problem where the power would go when I plugged into the headphone jack + the power switch was a bit wobbly and flaky. Jimmy was ideal for removing cover. Like new. Thanks!

Toby Curnow - Reply

Please! Help me. I need new jack out, because i have problems with it (no signal, or wery low signal) when i plug in my headphones, i need time to found position for normal sound. Where i can get new jack out and how i can fix it?

(sorry for my bad English. I hope you understand)

Daniel Likhomanov - Reply

The first time I actually repaired something properly. And something so valuable and beloved! Thanks for the tutorial!

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