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Introduction

A look at the guts of the iPaq.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Compaq iPaq Pocket PC 3765, use our service manual.

an original ipaq from compaq not hp
  • an original ipaq from compaq not hp

  • the teardown is realatively simple (PS: simply is not always easy)

There are four torx screws here There are four torx screws here There are four torx screws here
  • There are four torx screws here

Gently pry around the edges to release the cover The battery is glued to the back cover be careful not to damage the fragile ribbon cable fold the back under the front panel and carefully remove the battery connector
  • Gently pry around the edges to release the cover

  • The battery is glued to the back cover be careful not to damage the fragile ribbon cable

  • fold the back under the front panel and carefully remove the battery connector

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Disconnect the backlight from the inverter
  • Disconnect the backlight

  • from the inverter

  • here is an Htc branded processor

  • be sure to pop up the black wire

  • remove the stylus ejector

Gently pull on the top face while lifting the logic board  (will require some force)
  • Gently pull on the top face while lifting the logic board (will require some force)

  • Be careful of the black wire running along the board

  • Disconnect the screen and digitizer cables being careful not to damage the cable or connector

two Intel flash chips
  • two Intel flash chips

again putting pressure on the top panel lift the display out of the case again putting pressure on the top panel lift the display out of the case again putting pressure on the top panel lift the display out of the case
  • again putting pressure on the top panel lift the display out of the case

an htc branded control board
  • an htc branded control board

  • (funny I thought it said compaq on the front?)

The final product (destroyed that is) I used NO anti-static precautions, reassembled the device and after finaly getting the video cable to lock in it worked fine
  • The final product (destroyed that is)

  • I used NO anti-static precautions, reassembled the device and after finaly getting the video cable to lock in it worked fine

  • PS: the touch panel worked But when i fixed the video cable i knocked it loose and didnt realize it and now i have to fix it (sigh)

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