Introduction

The R2-D2 humidifier is a fairly simple device to take apart. We will start with the preparation for the tear-down.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your EMSON ​Star Wars R2-D2 Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier (One Gallon), use our service manual.

Gently lift the cover off the humidifier Gently lift the cover off the humidifier
  • Gently lift the cover off the humidifier

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Grip the dial and pull away from the device.
  • Grip the dial and pull away from the device.

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Gently pull the water tank off the base Gently pull the water tank off the base
  • Gently pull the water tank off the base

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Locate the valve at the bottom of the tank. Twist the valve counterclockwise to remove it.
  • Locate the valve at the bottom of the tank.

  • Twist the valve counterclockwise to remove it.

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Flip the base upside-down Connect the 4 mm nut driver to the 4 mm aluminum driver. Then, connect the PH1 head to the 4 mm nut driver. Insert the driver into each of the 4 holes and twist counter clockwise to remove the screws.
  • Flip the base upside-down

  • Connect the 4 mm nut driver to the 4 mm aluminum driver. Then, connect the PH1 head to the 4 mm nut driver.

  • Insert the driver into each of the 4 holes and twist counter clockwise to remove the screws.

  • Flip the base upright and pull off the top.

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Connect a PH1 head to the 4 mm aluminum driver Unscrew the circled screws of both the circuit board and heating plate(metal plate)
  • Connect a PH1 head to the 4 mm aluminum driver

  • Unscrew the circled screws of both the circuit board and heating plate(metal plate)

  • Gently remove the circuit board

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Gently pull out the fan (located in the red rectangle) We recommend removing the circuit board before attempting to completely remove the fan. Unplug the pin, connected to the circuit board, to remove the fan.
  • Gently pull out the fan (located in the red rectangle)

  • We recommend removing the circuit board before attempting to completely remove the fan.

  • Unplug the pin, connected to the circuit board, to remove the fan.

    • Note: Remove the pin cautiously, the edges may hurt your fingers.

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The LED is connected to a pin that is connected to the circuit board. Upon close inspection, you can see that the LED's two ends are bent (red circle of the second image) to prevent it from slipping off of the pin.
  • The LED is connected to a pin that is connected to the circuit board.

  • Upon close inspection, you can see that the LED's two ends are bent (red circle of the second image) to prevent it from slipping off of the pin.

  • Use blunt tweezers to bend and straighten the two ends.

  • Once the two ends are straight, gently pull the LED out of the pin.

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Remove the screws (located in the red circles) off of the heating plate with a 4 mm aluminum driver with a PH1 head. Once the screws are removed, gently pull off the metal plate.
  • Remove the screws (located in the red circles) off of the heating plate with a 4 mm aluminum driver with a PH1 head.

  • Once the screws are removed, gently pull off the metal plate.

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All the inner components of the humidifier.
  • All the inner components of the humidifier.

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