Introduction

Removing the drone cover is the only way to access many of the inner components of the U818A.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Using  a #PH000 screwdriver, remove the 5mm screws retaining each propeller to the rotating post. As each screw is removed, safely pull the respective propeller from its apparatus.
    • Using a #PH000 screwdriver, remove the 5mm screws retaining each propeller to the rotating post.

    • As each screw is removed, safely pull the respective propeller from its apparatus.

  2. After removing the propellers, unscrew all 4 (3x3mm) screws connecting the electronics to the frame. Once all of the screws holding the plastic dust cover to the frame are removed, pull the 2 LED bars through the dust cover and remove the thin plastic dust cover from the drone.
    • After removing the propellers, unscrew all 4 (3x3mm) screws connecting the electronics to the frame.

    • Once all of the screws holding the plastic dust cover to the frame are removed, pull the 2 LED bars through the dust cover and remove the thin plastic dust cover from the drone.

    • As the piece connecting the electronics to the drone cover are accessible, keep note to not remove electronics until after disconnecting the drone head lamp first.

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  4. Step two is disconnecting and removing the head lamp. Use a screw driver to remove the 5mm screw. Remove head lamp of drone.
    • Step two is disconnecting and removing the head lamp.

    • Use a screw driver to remove the 5mm screw. Remove head lamp of drone.

    • Disconnect the electronics from the frame of the drone by pulling each arm out of the hole in the frame holding it in place.

    • Do not try to separate the frame from the electronics yet! Check to see if there is tape holding the head lamp wires in place underneath the electronics.

  5. If present, remove the white tape over the black and red wires for the head lamp with a metal spudger (a wide flat-head tool for separating plastic parts). If tape is removed, keep in reusable condition to re-secure the headlight later so there are no loose wires. Separate the plastic tabs securing the motor arms to the drone cover and delicately pull out the arm. Do this for all 4 arms to remove the frame from the cover.
    • If present, remove the white tape over the black and red wires for the head lamp with a metal spudger (a wide flat-head tool for separating plastic parts).

    • If tape is removed, keep in reusable condition to re-secure the headlight later so there are no loose wires.

    • Separate the plastic tabs securing the motor arms to the drone cover and delicately pull out the arm. Do this for all 4 arms to remove the frame from the cover.

Conclusion

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

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