Introduzione

This guide can help those that are experiencing difficulty with connecting their device to a computer via a USB cable.

  1. Remove the battery compartment cover.
    • Remove the battery compartment cover.

    • Remove the battery.

  2. Locate and remove the screw next to the battery compartment lid.
    • Locate and remove the screw next to the battery compartment lid.

  3. Locate the interlocking pegs along the seam of the device's casings.
    • Locate the interlocking pegs along the seam of the device's casings.

    • Gently pry the pegs apart one at a time, working your way around the case.

    • Be careful when prying apart the pegs: they are made of plastic and may break.

  4. The battery contact springs may prevent the case from separating.
    • The battery contact springs may prevent the case from separating.

    • Push the battery contact springs down through the hole in the case.

  5. The casing protecting the USB and headphone jacks must be removed.
    • The casing protecting the USB and headphone jacks must be removed.

    • Locate and gently pry apart the two interlocking clips holding it in place.

    • The outer casings may now be removed and the MP3 player should separate.

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  7. You now have access to all components found on the inside of the device!
    • You now have access to all components found on the inside of the device!

  8. Locate USB jack on the motherboard.
    • Locate USB jack on the motherboard.

  9. Find the soldered connections shared between the USB jack and the motherboard.
    • Find the soldered connections shared between the USB jack and the motherboard.

  10. Use the soldering iron to liquefy the solder connecting the USB Jack to the motherboard. Use the soldering iron to liquefy the solder connecting the USB Jack to the motherboard. Use the soldering iron to liquefy the solder connecting the USB Jack to the motherboard.
    • Use the soldering iron to liquefy the solder connecting the USB Jack to the motherboard.

  11. The solder and soldering iron will be very hot at this time. Do not touch unless wearing protective gloves as you will be burnt.
    • The solder and soldering iron will be very hot at this time. Do not touch unless wearing protective gloves as you will be burnt.

    • Be sure to always elevate the hot end of the soldering iron on a metal stand to prevent incidental burns.

  12. Remove faulty USB jack from motherboard.
    • Remove faulty USB jack from motherboard.

  13. Replace faulty USB jack with a new one.
    • Replace faulty USB jack with a new one.

  14. There may be some solder in the way of the USB jack's metal contacts. If this occurs simply melt the solder to create room for the contacts. There may be some solder in the way of the USB jack's metal contacts. If this occurs simply melt the solder to create room for the contacts. There may be some solder in the way of the USB jack's metal contacts. If this occurs simply melt the solder to create room for the contacts.
    • There may be some solder in the way of the USB jack's metal contacts. If this occurs simply melt the solder to create room for the contacts.

  15. With the new USB jack in place, use the soldering iron and solder to create a stable connection between the motherboard and USB jack. Be sure to allow the new solder to cool and harden. Be sure to allow the new solder to cool and harden.
    • With the new USB jack in place, use the soldering iron and solder to create a stable connection between the motherboard and USB jack.

    • Be sure to allow the new solder to cool and harden.

Conclusione

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

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