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Sonos Connect Bottom Motherboard Replacement

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Potentially Dangerous

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Injury may result if this procedure is not followed properly. Use caution and follow all warnings.

This guide will show the necessary steps to replace the bottom motherboard.

  • Author: Clark Snyder
  • Time estimate: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: Difficult

There are two boards for the device, a green top level and a blue lower level. This guide will show the steps to replace the bottom motherboard.

Metal spudgers and similar pry tools can puncture an unprotected battery, potentially causing a fire. When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The metal spudger is great when you need serious prying power, but the regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.

Step 1 Bottom Motherboard  ¶ 

Remove the two 7.5mm length  screws on the top of the board. Remove the two 7.5mm length  screws on the top of the board.

Step 1 Bottom Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Remove the two 7.5mm length screws on the top of the board.

Step 2  ¶ 

Remove the other two 8mm length screws on the back of the device.  You might have already removed the screws for the power supply, and that's OK!

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the other two 8mm length screws on the back of the device. You might have already removed the screws for the power supply, and that's OK!

Step 3  ¶ 

Slide the board out from the plastic casing.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Slide the board out from the plastic casing.

  • You must pull the board out from back to front, because of the plugs on the back of the board.