Friday, March 25, 2016

How to disassemble - Dell Adamo XPS – How to remove the keyboard – how to remove Solid state driver – AC adapter specification – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the battery 
  • How to remove Display assembly 
  • AC adapter specification  

Dell Adamo XPS

DISASSEMBLING PARTS 
How to remove the Computer Battery
1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
2. Turn the computer over.
3. Slide and hold the battery release latch.
4. Using the grip on the computer battery, push the computer battery towards the computer and rotate it upwards.
5. Lift the computer battery out of the computer.
How to remove the Coin-Cell Battery
1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
2. Remove the computer battery
3. Open the display
4. Remove the palm rest assembly
5. Disconnect the coin-cell battery cable from the connector on the system board.
6. The coin-cell battery is glued to the system board. Using a plastic scribe pry the coin-cell battery out of the system board.
How to remove the Bridge Battery
1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
2. Remove the computer battery
3. Open the display
4. Remove the palm rest assembly
5. Disconnect the bridge battery cable from the connector on the left daughter board.
6. The bridge battery is glued to the base cover. Using a plastic scribe pry the bridge battery out of the base cover.
How to remove the Display Assembly
1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
2. Remove the computer battery
3. Open the display
4. Remove the palm rest assembly
5. Remove the Bluetooth card
6. Remove the WLAN card
7. Make note of the antenna cable routing and the tape placement.
8. Disconnect the following cables from their corresponding connectors on the system board:
# display cable — lift the tab and pull the cable away from the connector
# left I/O board cable — lift the tab and pull the cable away from the connector
# battery power cable — pull the cable away from the connector
# AC adapter power cable — pull the cable away from the connector
# right I/O board cable — lift the tab and pull the cable away from the connector
9. Remove the two screws that secure the display assembly to the computer base.
10. Slide and lift the computer base away from the display assembly.
How to remove the Solid State Drive
1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
2. Remove the computer battery
3. Open the display
4. Remove the palm rest assembly
5. Remove the screw that secures the solid state drive to the computer base.
6. Slide and lift the solid state drive to disconnect it from the connector on the right daughter board.
How to remove the Keyboard
1. Follow the instructions in Before You Begin.
2. Remove the computer battery
3. Open the display
4. Remove the palm rest assembly
5. Remove the four screws that secure the keyboard to the computer base.
6. Ease the keyboard up using a plastic scribe.
7. Carefully rotate the keyboard away from the computer as indicated in the following illustration.
AC Adapter specification
Type DA45NM102-00
Input voltage (nominal) 100 V – 240 V (nominal)
Input current (maximum) 1.5 A (continuous)
Input frequency 50 Hz – 60 Hz (single phase nomina
Output power (maximum) 45 W Output current (maximum) 3.21 A