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Introducción

This teardown is a working Actiontec Q1000 Modem, sold by Qwest as a Qwest Q1000.

Este desmontaje no es una guía de reparación. Para reparar tu Actiontec Q1000 DSL Modem, utiliza nuestros manuales de servicio .

  1. The Qwest Q1000 modem, made by Actiontec. Port side with antennas detached. DSL and Phone in ports
    • The Qwest Q1000 modem, made by Actiontec.

    • Port side with antennas detached.

    • DSL and Phone in ports

    • 4 Ethernet ports

    • USB port, reset button, and power jack

    • Not a screw in sight.

  2. As usual, the rubber feet are hiding screws! As usual, the rubber feet are hiding screws! As usual, the rubber feet are hiding screws!
    • As usual, the rubber feet are hiding screws!

  3. Nothing really to see here... Remove the 2 antenna wires from the wifi card. One is also taped to the back of the board. The circuit board is finally free!
    • Nothing really to see here...

    • Remove the 2 antenna wires from the wifi card. One is also taped to the back of the board.

    • The circuit board is finally free!

  4. Looks like someone was generous with the thermal paste. Underneath the cover:
    • Looks like someone was generous with the thermal paste.

    • Underneath the cover:

    • Broadcom BCM6366

    • Broadcom BCM53115

  5. The Wi-Fi card lets down its shield... The chip is a BCM4322.
    • The Wi-Fi card lets down its shield...

    • The chip is a BCM4322.

  6. The inside of the top case. The antenna connectors are screwed onto the case.
    • The inside of the top case.

    • The antenna connectors are screwed onto the case.

  7. The antenna connectors have gold-plated coax connectors and standard Wi-Fi antenna connectors. What's underneath the heat-shrink? A ferrite bead to minimize interference.
    • The antenna connectors have gold-plated coax connectors and standard Wi-Fi antenna connectors.

    • What's underneath the heat-shrink? A ferrite bead to minimize interference.

  8. Testing out the light pipe with an LED throwie... The light pipe takes light from tiny surface-mount LEDS on the motherboard and refracts it to the panel. Here are all the LEDS:
    • Testing out the light pipe with an LED throwie...

    • The light pipe takes light from tiny surface-mount LEDS on the motherboard and refracts it to the panel.

    • Here are all the LEDS:

    • 8 of the LEDS that work with the light pipe

    • One more surface mount LED

    • A white LED for illuminating the Qwest logo

    • A dual-color (red/green) LED for the WPS status indicator.

  9. The empty shell that once held a DSL modem. The 2 detachable Wi-Fi antennas. Nothing to tear down here! The 2 detachable Wi-Fi antennas. Nothing to tear down here!
    • The empty shell that once held a DSL modem.

    • The 2 detachable Wi-Fi antennas. Nothing to tear down here!

  10. Repairability score: 8/10
    • Repairability score: 8/10

    • The entire device is held together with only 4 screws.

    • The Wi-Fi antenna connectors are screwed in and the cables are not soldered to the board.

    • The antennas are replaceable as well.

    • The heat sink is soldered in place, making removal difficult.

    • The Wi-Fi card is soldered in and held in place with silicon adhesive, making it impossible to remove without damaging the card or the device.

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jrw01

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Awesome teardown! These things have gotten so simple. Those antennas would be pretty easy to repurpose for something else.

Kyle Wiens - Contestar

What are the part number, volts, and amps of the power supply?

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