Sunday, March 27, 2016

HP Pro Slate 12 Tablet – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the battery – How to remove – volume and power button – speakers removal – Tablets repair and service

Category: Tablet Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the cover
  • How to remove the speakers 
  • How to remove the battery 

HP Pro Slate 12 Tablet

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
How to remove Back cover
Before disassembling the tablet, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
Remove the back cover:
1. Place the tablet on a Ưat surface, display panel side down, with the docking charger toward you.
2. Remove eight Torx 4 screws (1).
3. Use a plastic pry tool or a suction tool (2) to release the edge of the back cover from the display panel assembly.
4. Remove the tape that secures the battery to the back cover.
5. Lift the cover (3), and then remove the back cover (4).
How to remove Battery
Before removing the battery, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
Remove the battery:
1. Disconnect the battery cable (1) from the system board.
2. Release the battery tabs and tape holding the battery.
3. Remove the battery (2)
How to remove Rear-facing webcamera
Before removing the rear-facing webcamera, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
Remove the rear-facing webcamera:
1. Disconnect the rear-facing webcamera cable (1) from the system board.
2. Remove the rear-facing webcamera (2) from the display panel assembly.
How to remove Front-facing webcamera
Before removing the front-facing webcamera, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ,, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
Remove the front-facing webcamera:
1. Release the ZIF connector (1) to which the front-facing webcamera cable is attached.
2. Remove the front-facing webcamera (2) from the display panel assembly.
How to remove Volume and power button board
Before removing the volume and power button board, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it dow through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
7. Remove the front-facing webcamera
Remove the volume and power button board:
How to remove Speakers
Before removing the speakers, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
7. Remove the front-facing webcamera
8. Remove the volume and power button board
Remove the top speaker:
1. Disconnect the top speaker cable from the system board (1), and then carefully release the cable from the routing channels (2).
2. Remove one Torx 4 screw from the rubber speaker protector (3).
3. Remove the speaker (4).
Remove the bottom speaker:
How to remove Antenna board
Before removing the antenna board, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
7. Remove the front-facing webcamera
8. Remove the volume and power button board
9. Remove the top and bottom speakers
Remove the antenna board:
1. Disconnect the antenna board cable (1) from the system board, and then remove it (2).
2. Detach the antenna board (1) from the display panel assembly, and then remove it (2).
How to remove System board
Before removing the system board, follow these steps:
1. Turn oƫ the tablet. If you are unsure whether the tablet is oƫ, turn the tablet on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
2. Disconnect the power from the tablet by unplugging the power adapter cord from the tablet.
3. Disconnect all external devices from the tablet.
4. Remove the back cover
5. Remove the battery
6. Remove the rear-facing webcamera
7. Remove the front-facing webcamera
8. Remove the volume and power button board
9. Remove the top and bottom speakers
10. Remove the antenna board
11. Remove the connector board
Remove the system board:
1. Release the system board ZIF connectors to which the following cables are connected, and then disconnect the following cables from the system board:
(1) Button board
(2) Touch controller
(3) Display panel graphics
2. Remove the four Torx 4 screws (1) that secure the system board to the display panel assembly, and then remove the system board (2).