Introduction

In this guide, you will learn how to remove and install the volume wheel of your alarm clock. The process consists of removing the front screen, followed by taking the hardware out of the housing and detaching the power cord. The following step consists of removing the top plastic from the motherboard, being sure to not fully remove the two.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate and unscrew the single 2mm Phillips screw from the clock.
  • Locate and unscrew the single 2mm Phillips screw from the clock.

Using a moderate amount of force, position the screwdriver in the crack of the front screen (as shown) and push away from the clock. Using a moderate amount of force, position the screwdriver in the crack of the front screen (as shown) and push away from the clock.
  • Using a moderate amount of force, position the screwdriver in the crack of the front screen (as shown) and push away from the clock.

Get a good grip on the hardware within the shell and pull it all out. Get a good grip on the hardware within the shell and pull it all out.
  • Get a good grip on the hardware within the shell and pull it all out.

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With your fingers, pull the power cord connector, outlined in the picture with a red rectangle straight up to disconnect from the alarm clock. With your fingers, pull the power cord connector, outlined in the picture with a red rectangle straight up to disconnect from the alarm clock. With your fingers, pull the power cord connector, outlined in the picture with a red rectangle straight up to disconnect from the alarm clock.
  • With your fingers, pull the power cord connector, outlined in the picture with a red rectangle straight up to disconnect from the alarm clock.

Just as before, pull the speaker plug directly up to remove the plug from the motherboard.
  • Just as before, pull the speaker plug directly up to remove the plug from the motherboard.

Applying a bit of pressure at each of the contact points (illustrated by red circles), disconnect the display from the plastic housing. Applying a bit of pressure at each of the contact points (illustrated by red circles), disconnect the display from the plastic housing.
  • Applying a bit of pressure at each of the contact points (illustrated by red circles), disconnect the display from the plastic housing.

Do not pull the plastic frame and motherboard apart too hard or the motherboard and plastic frame will not go back together. Flip the motherboard over and push in each of the black clips to disconnect the plastic frame from the motherboard. Proceed to remove the plastic frame gently, being cautious to not fully break the two apart.
  • Do not pull the plastic frame and motherboard apart too hard or the motherboard and plastic frame will not go back together.

  • Flip the motherboard over and push in each of the black clips to disconnect the plastic frame from the motherboard.

  • Proceed to remove the plastic frame gently, being cautious to not fully break the two apart.

Gently, pull the tuner wheel up and away from the motherboard. Gently, pull the tuner wheel up and away from the motherboard. Gently, pull the tuner wheel up and away from the motherboard.
  • Gently, pull the tuner wheel up and away from the motherboard.

Gently, pull the volume wheel up and away from the motherboard.
  • Gently, pull the volume wheel up and away from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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