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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.

  1. 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)

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  2. There are four torx screws here
    • There are four torx screws here

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    • 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

    • here is an Htc branded processor

    • be sure to pop up the black wire

    • remove the stylus ejector

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    • 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

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    • two Intel flash chips

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

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    • an htc branded control board

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

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    • 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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