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Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement

What you need

  1. Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Push the battery door switch to the left.

    • Lift the battery door up.

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    • Lift the battery tab up.

    • Remove the battery by pulling the removal tab.

  3. Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Front Panel: step 3, image 1 of 2 Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Front Panel: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Introduce the plastic opening tool into any of the sides of the camera.

    • Pry with the plastic opening tool at the seam between the front and the back panel.

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    • Slide prying tool along the seam until front panel is fully separated from the back panel.

  5. Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 5, image 1 of 2 Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Back Panel: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 3.8 mm Phillips #000 screws located in the outer corners of the motherboard.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
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    • Pull on and remove the black spacer located at the top inside of the camera body using the tweezers and set the part aside.

  7. Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 2 Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the motherboard from from the back case by gently pulling on the lens housing.

    • Back panel remains.

  8. Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 8, image 1 of 2 Xiaomi Yi Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two 3.1 mm Phillips #000 screws securing the motherboard to the chassis.

    • Be sure to support the motherboard, the ribbon cable connection can easily be damaged.

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    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
    Buy
    • Locate the rubber spacer between the image sensor and the ribbon connection for the motherboard.

    • Using the tweezers gently remove the spacer block and set aside.

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    • Pry gently using the flat end of the black spudger to remove the ribbon connector.

    • Lift the lens assembly up and away from the motherboard.

    • Motherboard remains.

Conclusion

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

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8 Comments

Where you buy motherboard for xiaomi yi ?

diamond1981 - Reply

I wonder where I can buy this part ribbon connector to buy.

viilelaa - Reply

Link for buying it waaaaaaaay cheaper:http://bit.ly/XiaoMiYi1080P

tozilen - Reply

Great guide but useless, there is no spare parts on the market for this camera

Nebojsa Rosic - Reply

IC repair is always possible

AdamA -

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