Our Kinect is now fully disassembled.
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Microsoft Kinect Repairability: 5 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair).
The design is very modular, and replacing individual components (like the motor) when they fail shouldn't be a problem.
No soldering required to disassemble.
Although modular, disassembling one of these can be difficult due to the sheer number of bits and pieces.
Microsoft used four kinds of screws, including some hated security bits: T6, T10, T10 security, and Phillips #0.
Without a service manual, repair will be quite a challenge. Microsoft has not made a service manual available. If we get enough demand, we'll do their work for them and publish one.
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