Introduction

This guide will show the owner of this scanner how to remove and replace a broken or damaged ribbon cable.

Pièces

Aucune pièce nécessaire.

  1. Loosen the screws on the serial port by turning them counter clockwise by hand.
    • Loosen the screws on the serial port by turning them counter clockwise by hand.

    • After loosening the screws, pull the serial port out.

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  2. Lift lid to its vertical position.
    • Lift lid to its vertical position.

    • Pull lid straight up to remove it from the scanner.

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    • Push the plastic opening tools into the crack between the top and the bottom of the chassis.

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    • After placing one plastic opening tool into the slit, slide other plastic opening tools along the slit to detach the top from the bottom of the chassis.

    • Go all the way along the chassis until you can lift the upper lid.

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    • Do not fully remove the lid until you remove the ribbon cable attached to the front of the upper lid.

    • Do this by grabbing the upper lid from the sides and rotating it ninety degrees so it is perpendicular to the bottom lid.

    • Grab the ribbon cable and gently pull it out of its slot with your fingers.

    • The upper lid can now safely be removed from the bottom lid.

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    • Lift up the central plastic housing inside the scanner.

    • There are four plastic tabs located on the outer plastic housing. Push on each of these and pull to remove it.

    • Underneath you will see that the ribbon cable is attached to the circuit board.

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    • Grab onto ribbon cable with tweezers and gently pull until it come outs.

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    • Simply remove the ribbon cable from within the holes it is wrapped through.

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    • Grab the ribbon cable, and gently pull it off of the bottom of the scanner.

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    • Peel back the sticky metal from the other side of the ribbon cable.

    • Use tweezers to gently remove the ribbon cable from the circuit board.

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    • Remove the metal housing for the ribbon cable at the base of the scanner.

    • Use the tweezers to slide off the metal housing.

    • The ribbon cable is now completely free to be replaced.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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