Introduction

Infrared blasters emulate an IR signal. This is used to remote-control other equipment in the vicinity of the Kinect. The IR blasters are mounted on the heat sink inside the Kinect.

Remove the sticker on the underside of the device.
  • Remove the sticker on the underside of the device.

  • Remove the four 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws underneath the sticker.

  • While you're at it, remove the four 3.1x23.6 mm T9 screws beneath the sticker. Make note of the sizes and locations of the screws.

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Remove the back panel.
  • Remove the back panel.

  • Remove the black panels on either side of the Kinect, and remove the 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws underneath them.

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  • Using your thumbs, press firmly against the outer case on either side of the stand. This will disengage the internal assembly.

  • Lift the internal assembly with the spudger.

  • Remove the assembly from the case. You now have access to the inner shell of the kinect, along with the heat sink, microphone, and LED sensor.

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  • Remove the eight 2.9x7.6 mm T9 screws from the rear of the internal case.

  • Lift the internal metal case from the plastic shell enclosing the heat sink assembly.

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  • Disconnect the ribbon cable between the sensor driver board and the motherboard.

  • Remove the 3.0x7.5 mm T9 screw holding the sensor driver board to the heat sink.

  • Remove the infrared sensor board for the Kinect.

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  • Detach the ribbon cable leading to the microphone with the tweezers.

  • Remove the four 3.1x7.7 mm T9 screws connecting the microphone to the heat sink assembly.

  • Remove the stand.

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  • Remove the eight 3.0x7.6 mm T9 screws from the motherboard.

  • Peel away the plastic film from the motherboard using the spudger.

  • Detach the ribbon cable leading to the color camera using the spudger.

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  • Lift the motherboard and the heat sink assembly from the plastic shell. The components attached to the heat sink are now accessible.

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  • Using a T5 torx driver, remove the four 1.9x10 mm screws on the corners of the blasters.

  • Remove the two 1.9x5.1 mm T5 screws on the right-hand side of the board.

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  • Using the spudger, detach the IR blaster board from the heatsink.

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  • Remove the four 1.9x5.1 mm T5 screws from the back of the board.

  • Gently remove the IR blasters from the board.

  • Obtain replacement blasters.

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Conclusion

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

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