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Introduction

Teardown of the Sky TV Remote, note: not Sky+ or Sky HD.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Sky TV Remote, use our service manual.

Image 1/3: Remove the batteries before starting! Image 2/3: Remove the batteries before starting! Image 3/3: Remove the batteries before starting!
  • This is it. Well, this is it in a functional state.

  • Remove the batteries before starting!

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Image 1/3: Use a spudger to unlock all the tabs around the sides, start at the bottom Image 2/3: Work your way all the way around the remote, this is flippin' tricky. Image 3/3: Brute force is compulsory.
  • Use a Philips head screwdriver to remove this screw

  • Use a spudger to unlock all the tabs around the sides, start at the bottom

  • Work your way all the way around the remote, this is flippin' tricky.

  • Brute force is compulsory.

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Image 1/3: Ta-daa! Image 2/3: Ta-daa! Image 3/3: Ta-daa!
  • After all the tabs are off, the body should just fall away leaving the buttons, the circuit board, the case and the black infra-red bit at the end.

  • Ta-daa!

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