Introduction

Here we will be removing the small michrophone in the back of the taco. This task requires removing the logic board before it may be reached.

  1. Starting with the Taco on its side, use the plastic opening tool to pop off the outer casing near the base. The base labeled "VENSTAR TACO" is glued. Be careful separating the two sides of the device. The base labeled "VENSTAR TACO" is glued. Be careful separating the two sides of the device.
    • Starting with the Taco on its side, use the plastic opening tool to pop off the outer casing near the base.

    • The base labeled "VENSTAR TACO" is glued. Be careful separating the two sides of the device.

  2. Repeat the previous step on the opposite side to remove the other outer casing. Repeat the previous step on the opposite side to remove the other outer casing.
    • Repeat the previous step on the opposite side to remove the other outer casing.

  3. Using a Phillips PH0 3 mm-bit screwdriver, remove the six screws on the inner layer of the Taco. The screws are small and can get stuck. Use tweezers to pull them out if you are having trouble.
    • Using a Phillips PH0 3 mm-bit screwdriver, remove the six screws on the inner layer of the Taco.

    • The screws are small and can get stuck. Use tweezers to pull them out if you are having trouble.

  4. From the same side you just unscrewed, use a plastic opening tool to unwedge the inner cover on both sides of the base. From the same side you just unscrewed, use a plastic opening tool to unwedge the inner cover on both sides of the base.
    • From the same side you just unscrewed, use a plastic opening tool to unwedge the inner cover on both sides of the base.

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  6. Slide off the inner cover. It pulls apart and is held on by a small amount of glue. Slide off the inner cover. It pulls apart and is held on by a small amount of glue.
    • Slide off the inner cover. It pulls apart and is held on by a small amount of glue.

  7. Remove the rubber covering from the buttons.
    • Remove the rubber covering from the buttons.

  8. Remove the black fabric covering the logic board. Remove the black fabric covering the logic board. Remove the black fabric covering the logic board.
    • Remove the black fabric covering the logic board.

  9. Move the battery out of the way of the connector. Move the battery out of the way of the connector.
    • Move the battery out of the way of the connector.

  10. Undo the connector of the flat white ribbon between the switches and the logic board. Undo the connector of the flat white ribbon between the switches and the logic board.
    • Undo the connector of the flat white ribbon between the switches and the logic board.

  11. Undo the two black 3mm screws on the logic board using the PH0 screwdriver.
    • Undo the two black 3mm screws on the logic board using the PH0 screwdriver.

  12. Gently pull out the logic board. Note that the battery and the logic board are connected and must be removed together. Note that the battery and the logic board are connected and must be removed together.
    • Gently pull out the logic board.

    • Note that the battery and the logic board are connected and must be removed together.

  13. Below the logic board, the small black microphone is resting within the case. Below the logic board, the small black microphone is resting within the case.
    • Below the logic board, the small black microphone is resting within the case.

Conclusion

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

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