Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the display LED of the iP21.

Pry the four rubber feet from the bottom of the iP21 to expose four 11mm screws. Unscrew the four 11mm screws from the base. Pry the base loose using the spudger.
  • Pry the four rubber feet from the bottom of the iP21 to expose four 11mm screws.

  • Unscrew the four 11mm screws from the base.

  • Pry the base loose using the spudger.

  • Remove the base by hand.

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Remove the two black 6mm screws connecting the main circuit board to the housing top. Grasp front housing and back housing firmly.
  • Remove the two black 6mm screws connecting the main circuit board to the housing top.

  • Grasp front housing and back housing firmly.

  • Gently pull front housing from the back housing.

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Remove two 9mm screws holding speaker assembly in iP21, using iFixit Phillips #2 bit
  • Remove two 9mm screws holding speaker assembly in iP21, using iFixit Phillips #2 bit

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Lift speaker assembly Remove four 7mm screws to detach speaker from speaker assembly
  • Lift speaker assembly

  • Remove four 7mm screws to detach speaker from speaker assembly

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Remove six 6mm screws from display circuit board. Press black holding clips down and outward to release display circuit board. Lift display circuit board to detach it from the housing.
  • Remove six 6mm screws from display circuit board.

  • Press black holding clips down and outward to release display circuit board.

  • Lift display circuit board to detach it from the housing.

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Desolder the solder joints connecting the grounding cable to the display circuit board. Remove glue from the ribbon cables with your fingers. Grasp and pull the glue to remove it from the circuit board.
  • Desolder the solder joints connecting the grounding cable to the display circuit board.

  • Remove glue from the ribbon cables with your fingers. Grasp and pull the glue to remove it from the circuit board.

  • Desolder the solder joints connecting the three ribbon cables to the back of the display circuit board.

  • Desolder the solder joints connecting the two grounding cables to the back of the display circuit board.

  • Desolder the solder joints connecting the two grounding cables to the back of the main housing.

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Conclusion

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

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