Introduction

The LED sensor lights up when the sensor is connected. If the LED is unlit, the sensor module itself may be at fault.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the sticker on the underside of the device.
  • Remove the sticker on the underside of the device.

  • Remove the four 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws underneath the sticker.

  • While you're at it, remove the four 3.1x23.6 mm T9 screws beneath the sticker. Make note of the sizes and locations of the screws.

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Remove the back panel. Remove the black panels on either side of the Kinect, and remove the 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws underneath them. Remove the black panels on either side of the Kinect, and remove the 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws underneath them.
  • Remove the back panel.

  • Remove the black panels on either side of the Kinect, and remove the 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws underneath them.

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Using your thumbs, press firmly against the outer case on either side of the stand. This will disengage the internal assembly. Lift the internal assembly with the spudger. Remove the assembly from the case. You now have access to the inner shell of the kinect, along with the heat sink, microphone, and LED sensor.
  • Using your thumbs, press firmly against the outer case on either side of the stand. This will disengage the internal assembly.

  • Lift the internal assembly with the spudger.

  • Remove the assembly from the case. You now have access to the inner shell of the kinect, along with the heat sink, microphone, and LED sensor.

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Disconnect the ribbon cable between the sensor driver board and the motherboard. Remove the 3.0x7.5 mm T9 screw holding the sensor driver board to the heat sink. Remove the infrared sensor board for the Kinect.
  • Disconnect the ribbon cable between the sensor driver board and the motherboard.

  • Remove the 3.0x7.5 mm T9 screw holding the sensor driver board to the heat sink.

  • Remove the infrared sensor board for the Kinect.

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Conclusion

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

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