Introduction

In this guide, the reader will be stepped through the process of removing and replacing the base panel on the iHome iBT16. This is a prerequisite guide to most replacement guides, due to it being the access to the motherboard.

Image 1/2: Using the Philips #00 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the four 9mm black screws on the base plate of the device. Image 2/2: Make sure to keep these screws in a safe location so you don't lose them
  • Make sure to flip the device over to get into the correct orientation

  • Using the Philips #00 Screwdriver, unscrew and remove the four 9mm black screws on the base plate of the device.

  • Make sure to keep these screws in a safe location so you don't lose them

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Image 1/2: Using a lever like motion, push the opening tool down thus lifting the plate Image 2/2: You will need to use your fingers to lift the  base plate off the main body of the device
  • Using the plastic opening tool, insert into the crack between the base plate and the main body of the device

  • Using a lever like motion, push the opening tool down thus lifting the plate

  • You will need to use your fingers to lift the base plate off the main body of the device

  • The motherboard is directly underneath the base plate

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Conclusion

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

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