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Introduction

Hey guys, instead of asking questions, im gonna solve a question with this guide.

The Telstra t-box was released in 2010 and was discontinued in 2018.

This is the first ever guide made for this item on iFixit, i might make more if i want to.

Anyways, here’ s a complete teardown on the Telstra T-box:

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your 2010 Telstra t-box, use our service manual.

  1. Place your system on a flat surface and make sure all cables are disconnected from the system before dissasembly
    • Place your system on a flat surface and make sure all cables are disconnected from the system before dissasembly

  2. Flip the device over and remove the hard drive cover (I dont have a hard drive cover on my t-box)
    • Flip the device over and remove the hard drive cover (I dont have a hard drive cover on my t-box)

    • Peel off the warranty sticker and remove the 4 screws

  3. Pull the casing off being careful of the cables connected to the case.
    • Pull the casing off being careful of the cables connected to the case.

    • carefully disconnect those cables and proceed

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  5. After disconnecting the cables, you can remove the top half of the outer case.
    • After disconnecting the cables, you can remove the top half of the outer case.

  6. remove the black tape holding the USB wifi adapter in place, then remove it the same way you would remove a USB stick
    • remove the black tape holding the USB wifi adapter in place, then remove it the same way you would remove a USB stick

  7. remove the ribbon cable on both ends and then carefully remove the IR sensor's board from the device Please note that there is a metal tab thing holding the board in place, pull it a little bit and remove the board Please note that there is a metal tab thing holding the board in place, pull it a little bit and remove the board
    • remove the ribbon cable on both ends and then carefully remove the IR sensor's board from the device

    • Please note that there is a metal tab thing holding the board in place, pull it a little bit and remove the board

  8. Remove the screws holding the circut board in place There is a screw on the hard drive cover next to the board, remove it remove the hard drive and you should be able to get the main board
    • Remove the screws holding the circut board in place

    • There is a screw on the hard drive cover next to the board, remove it

    • remove the hard drive and you should be able to get the main board

  9. Take some nice pics of the t-box To put it back together, do all these steps in reverse To put it back together, do all these steps in reverse
    • Take some nice pics of the t-box

    • To put it back together, do all these steps in reverse

Bryn Trainor

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