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[* black] This watch splits apart very similarly to the Gear Live[guide|27038|Gear Live|stepid=66765]:
[* greenblack] Rear half has the battery, vibrator, and some other fidgety doodads
[* blueblack] Front half has the main board and display
[* black] Before we can get to any of the rear-half goodies, we take outFirst treasure extracted: a springy metal retaining clip that secures the battery and includesbattery. It also hosts a captive chunk of rubber that that connects the exterior reset button to the microswitch on the motherboard.
[* black] Next victim—thevictim: the vibrator. This particular unit hasconnects via simple spring contacts that links itselfcontacts, unlike to the other half, as opposed to a small-board-connected-to-the-main-boardsoldered-to-a-board-connected-to-the-main-board approach that the [guide|27038|Gear Live utilizes|stepid=66775].
[* black] This watch splits apart very similarly to the Gear Live[guide|27038|Gear Live|stepid=66765]:
[* greenblack] Rear half has the battery, vibrator, and some other fidgety doodads
[* blueblack] Front half has the main board and display
[* black] Before we can get to any of the rear-half goodies, we take outFirst treasure extracted: a springy metal retaining clip that secures the battery and includesbattery. It also hosts a captive chunk of rubber that that connects the exterior reset button to the microswitch on the motherboard.
[* black] Next victim—thevictim: the vibrator. This particular unit hasconnects via simple spring contacts that links itselfcontacts, unlike to the other half, as opposed to a small-board-connected-to-the-main-boardsoldered-to-a-board-connected-to-the-main-board approach that the [guide|27038|Gear Live utilizes|stepid=66775].