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iPod Nano 2nd Generation Logic Board Replacement

  • Autor: iRobot
  • Dificultad: Difícil

Your iPod's motherboard controls just about everything on the iPod and includes the headphone jack.

Paso 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

Use a spudger to scrape away the black glue covering the three battery wires.

Paso 1 Logic Board  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to scrape away the black glue covering the three battery wires.

Paso 2  ¶ 

Peel up the orange tape covering the three solder points on the other side of the logic board.

Paso 2  ¶ 

  • Peel up the orange tape covering the three solder points on the other side of the logic board.

Paso 3  ¶ 

Place the desoldering wick on top of the existing solder ball.

Paso 3  ¶ 

  • Place the desoldering wick on top of the existing solder ball.

  • Place the soldering iron on top of wick above the existing solder ball.

  • Hold the soldering iron in place until the solder melts into the wick.

  • Repeat the same procedure on the remaining two connectors.

Paso 4  ¶ 

Be careful not to scrape the metal rings surrounding the connectors off the logic board. If you accidentally scrape these off, you won't be able to reconnect the replacement battery.

Paso 4  ¶ 

  • Be careful not to scrape the metal rings surrounding the connectors off the logic board. If you accidentally scrape these off, you won't be able to reconnect the replacement battery.

  • Use a metal spudger to carefully straighten the battery wires. Be sure to only touch one contact at a time.

Paso 5  ¶ 

Pull the battery wires through the logic board to free the battery. If the wires don't easily come free, make sure the wires are straight and all the solder has been removed.

Paso 5  ¶ 

  • Pull the battery wires through the logic board to free the battery. If the wires don't easily come free, make sure the wires are straight and all the solder has been removed.

Paso 6  ¶ 

Use a metal spudger to carefully pry the metal bracket off the back of the display. Make sure you only pry off the bracket and not the clear shielding on the rear of the display. By working from the inside of the display, you won't be able to accidentally pry up the clear plastic shielding.

Paso 6  ¶ 

  • Use a metal spudger to carefully pry the metal bracket off the back of the display. Make sure you only pry off the bracket and not the clear shielding on the rear of the display. By working from the inside of the display, you won't be able to accidentally pry up the clear plastic shielding.

Paso 7  ¶ 

Peel up the orange tape covering the display ribbon cable.

Paso 7  ¶ 

  • Peel up the orange tape covering the display ribbon cable.

Paso 8  ¶ 

Use a spudger to flip up the black plastic tab holding the orange display ribbon in place. The tab will rotate up 90 degrees, releasing the ribbon cable.

Paso 8  ¶ 

  • Use a spudger to flip up the black plastic tab holding the orange display ribbon in place. The tab will rotate up 90 degrees, releasing the ribbon cable.

Paso 9  ¶ 

Slide the display ribbon out of its connector and lift the display off of the logic board.

Paso 9  ¶ 

  • Slide the display ribbon out of its connector and lift the display off of the logic board.

Paso 10  ¶ 

Logic board remains.

Paso 10  ¶ 

  • Logic board remains.