Introduction

This guide provides the instructions needed to remove the motherboard from the 781HD DVR camcorder.

Begin with the camcorder lens up on a clear working surface. Remove the two 4mm Phillips #1 screws holding the switch plate in place. Rotate the device 180 degrees and repeat for the screws on the opposite side. Remove the two 4mm Phillips #1 screws holding the switch plate in place. Rotate the device 180 degrees and repeat for the screws on the opposite side.
  • Begin with the camcorder lens up on a clear working surface.

  • Remove the two 4mm Phillips #1 screws holding the switch plate in place. Rotate the device 180 degrees and repeat for the screws on the opposite side.

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Slide the plastic opening tool into the seam between the front and back sections of the case and apply a small amount of force to pop the case open.
  • Slide the plastic opening tool into the seam between the front and back sections of the case and apply a small amount of force to pop the case open.

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Move the plastic opening tool around the seam and apply force at each step to separate the front plate from the back plate and motherboard. The battery is held to the front half of the case with double-sided tape. Peel it up with a finger, being careful not to damage the battery. The battery is held to the front half of the case with double-sided tape. Peel it up with a finger, being careful not to damage the battery.
  • Move the plastic opening tool around the seam and apply force at each step to separate the front plate from the back plate and motherboard.

  • The battery is held to the front half of the case with double-sided tape. Peel it up with a finger, being careful not to damage the battery.

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Using a P1 screwdriver, remove the 4mm screws holding the motherboard into the case. Using a P1 screwdriver, remove the 4mm screws holding the motherboard into the case.
  • Using a P1 screwdriver, remove the 4mm screws holding the motherboard into the case.

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Gently lift the motherboard, handling it by the edges.
  • Gently lift the motherboard, handling it by the edges.

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Conclusion

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

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Nathan McDaniel

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It says no parts required, but it is instructions to replace the motherboard.

There is nothing about getting another motherboard, and how much.

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