Introduction

Just a good view of the internals, for those that love MSP430 chips

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your MasterLock 1500EDBX, use our service manual.

  1. A new lock, now with more buttons and less spinning!
    • A new lock, now with more buttons and less spinning!

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  2. Prepare lock for spuding
    • Prepare lock for spuding

    • Insert spudger and tap with hammer

    • Gently pry until the lock opens

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    • Open lock with mechanisms exposed

      • Vibrator

      • Locking mechanisms

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    • Complete internals of the lock

    • Main processing board

      • MSP430 based!

      • Servo that interacts with locking components

    • Reactive buttons and LEDs

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    • The real lock PCB

    • As a note, this device does not function as a lock once torn down. Repairability = 0.

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