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Introduction

A simple look into the Universal Dock

Need a flat nose screw driver 2.4mm

philip screw driver #1

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Apple Universal Dock Model A1256, use our service manual.

  1. Pry along the edge of the bottom of the case. It will just pop out.
    • Pry along the edge of the bottom of the case. It will just pop out.

  2. Remove the top case from the bottom.
    • Remove the top case from the bottom.

  3. There are five Phillips screws holding the metal brace down (In the picture I have already removed them).
    • There are five Phillips screws holding the metal brace down (In the picture I have already removed them).

  4. The brace is glued in near the ir-sensor. You may have to apply a little bit force to remove it, but it will come out with just pulling. (You can pry it a little bit with a spudger or a screwdriver) The brace is glued in near the ir-sensor. You may have to apply a little bit force to remove it, but it will come out with just pulling. (You can pry it a little bit with a spudger or a screwdriver)
    • The brace is glued in near the ir-sensor. You may have to apply a little bit force to remove it, but it will come out with just pulling. (You can pry it a little bit with a spudger or a screwdriver)

  5. The only major chip located on the circuit board. (All those who have wondered about the dock's line out, I think we are clear now.) The only major chip located on the circuit board. (All those who have wondered about the dock's line out, I think we are clear now.)
    • The only major chip located on the circuit board. (All those who have wondered about the dock's line out, I think we are clear now.)

Devilac

Member since: 06/23/2010

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Can the actual dock insert (the section the iPod would clot on top of) be used in an Apple iPod HiFi repair? (see repair article Apple iPod Hi-Fi iPod Dock Inserts Replacement)

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