Introduction

Use this guide will show how to replace the USB cable.

Please note that this guide requires soldering. For more information on how to solder and desolder connections, please visit this guide.

Remove the black 10mm using a JIS #1 screw driver.
  • Remove the black 10mm using a JIS #1 screw driver.

  • There are 12 screws.

  • Two of the screws are deep inside the device you might need to use a slim screwdriver.

  • In the picture you see a plastic opining tool instead of screw driver because we did not have our screw driver when we were taking the picture.

Remove the two 10mm black screws on the top of device using a Hex 2.5mm Key. Only the two outside screws. Gently pull apart both halves of device to access inside.
  • Remove the two 10mm black screws on the top of device using a Hex 2.5mm Key. Only the two outside screws.

  • Gently pull apart both halves of device to access inside.

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Using a small plastic opening tool, gently  pry up the white connector that connects the USB cable to the board. Using a small plastic opening tool, gently  pry up the white connector that connects the USB cable to the board.
  • Using a small plastic opening tool, gently pry up the white connector that connects the USB cable to the board.

Desolder the black cable that connects the USB port to the motherboard. For more information on how to solder and desolder connections, please visit this guide.
  • Desolder the black cable that connects the USB port to the motherboard.

  • For more information on how to solder and desolder connections, please visit this guide.

Conclusion

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

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