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Roku Streaming Stick Motherboard Port replacement

This guide will allow you to replace the HDMI and Micro USB ports on the motherboard of the Roku Streaming Stick.

  • Autore: Andy Miller
  • Stima il tempo: 6 - 20 minuti
  • Difficoltà: Moderato

There were over 10 million Roku Streaming Sticks sold in 2014 within the United States alone when it was released. This guide will show you how to repair and replace the ports on one of these devices.

As a precaution, this guide will require a soldering iron or gun.

Passo 1 Roku Streaming Stick Motherboard Port  ¶ 

Grab the blue plastic opening tool to open the Roku Streaming Stick 3500R.

Passo 1 Roku Streaming Stick Motherboard Port  ¶ 

  • Grab the blue plastic opening tool to open the Roku Streaming Stick 3500R.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Place the blue plastic opening tool into one of the  cracks on the back of the Roku to pop open the  Roku Streaming Stick 3500R. Be careful not to break anything while removing  the back. Place the blue plastic opening tool into one of the  cracks on the back of the Roku to pop open the  Roku Streaming Stick 3500R. Be careful not to break anything while removing  the back.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Place the blue plastic opening tool into one of the cracks on the back of the Roku to pop open the Roku Streaming Stick 3500R. Be careful not to break anything while removing the back.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Once you have removed the cover, you can now access the motherboard  of the Roku Streaming Stick.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Once you have removed the cover, you can now access the motherboard of the Roku Streaming Stick.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Remove the motherboard by grabbing a hold of the micro-usb port,   or you can also use tweezers  to grab a hold of it and pull it out. But be careful with where you grab the motherboard. Remove the motherboard by grabbing a hold of the micro-usb port,   or you can also use tweezers  to grab a hold of it and pull it out. But be careful with where you grab the motherboard.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the motherboard by grabbing a hold of the micro-usb port, or you can also use tweezers to grab a hold of it and pull it out. But be careful with where you grab the motherboard.

Passo 5  ¶ 

Once you identify the HDMI port and the micro-usb port, you can investigate to see which port may be damaged. Once you identify the HDMI port and the micro-usb port, you can investigate to see which port may be damaged. Once you identify the HDMI port and the micro-usb port, you can investigate to see which port may be damaged.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Once you identify the HDMI port and the micro-usb port, you can investigate to see which port may be damaged.

Passo 6  ¶ 

Once you have identified the problem you can then desolder the points at the HDMI as highlighted, or at the  micro-usb ports. If the soldering gun, or iron is set too high you then run the risk of destroying the motherboard altogether, or even damaging the wireless antennas.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • Once you have identified the problem you can then desolder the points at the HDMI as highlighted, or at the micro-usb ports.

  • If the soldering gun, or iron is set too high you then run the risk of destroying the motherboard altogether, or even damaging the wireless antennas.