Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to replace the 30-pin docking mount of the iP21. The 30-pin docking mount is where the iPod/iPhone connects to the iP21 and where the iP21 charges your iPod/iPhone.

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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Locate the 30-pin docking mount on the iP21. The 30-pin docking mount is visible on top of the iP21.
  • Locate the 30-pin docking mount on the iP21. The 30-pin docking mount is visible on top of the iP21.

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Remove the four 4mm screws from the protective cover using the iFixit Phillips #1 bit Remove the four 4mm screws from the protective cover using the iFixit Phillips #1 bit
  • Remove the four 4mm screws from the protective cover using the iFixit Phillips #1 bit

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Grasp plastic cable connector ends Remove the mini circuit board with 30-pin mounting dock from the two black plastic pegs. Rock gently back and forth and pull to detach mini circuit board with 30-pin mounting dock attached.
  • Grasp plastic cable connector ends

  • Remove the mini circuit board with 30-pin mounting dock from the two black plastic pegs.

  • Rock gently back and forth and pull to detach mini circuit board with 30-pin mounting dock attached.

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Conclusion

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

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