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Parts & Tools

  1. Use a pry tool or your screwdriver to carefully pry off the stickers marked in red to reveal the location of 4 screws.
    • Use a pry tool or your screwdriver to carefully pry off the stickers marked in red to reveal the location of 4 screws.

  2. Using your Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the 4 screws circled in red.
    • Using your Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the 4 screws circled in red.

  3. Use a flat head screw driver or iFixit guitar pick to carefully pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse. Make sure you are not putting too much pressure, as you could warp the plastic. Use a flat head screw driver or iFixit guitar pick to carefully pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse. Make sure you are not putting too much pressure, as you could warp the plastic.
    • Use a flat head screw driver or iFixit guitar pick to carefully pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse. Make sure you are not putting too much pressure, as you could warp the plastic.

  4. Pull the wires from the white crimping headers to disconnect the wires
    • Pull the wires from the white crimping headers to disconnect the wires

    • Pull as far up on the wire as possible, but be careful to avoid ripping the wires.

  5. Remove the scroll wheel from the mother board by pulling it to the left.
    • Remove the scroll wheel from the mother board by pulling it to the left.

    • This may take some force to remove. Make sure to pull it parallel to the board, instead of perpendicularly.

    • Lift the motherboard gently away from the plastic housing.

    • Use an iFixit grounding strap or another antistatic measure to prevent sensitive components from electrostatic discharge during this step.

  6. The I.C. (Integrated Circuit) is highlighted in red, it is the mouse sensor. Desolder the 6 wires holding the I.C. in place to complete the sensor change.
    • The I.C. (Integrated Circuit) is highlighted in red, it is the mouse sensor.

    • Desolder the 6 wires holding the I.C. in place to complete the sensor change.

    • Replace the broken sensor with the new sensor and solder back in place.

    • Make sure none of your solder connections are bridged as this can cause serious damage to your mouse.

Conclusione

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

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