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How do I open up my Formac monitor?

My monitor is out of warranty and has just ceased to work. It will cost me too much (more than the cost of the monitor) to send it back to Europe to be looked at. I have found a local guy specialising in fixing monitors, but he says the unit is sealed. Anyone know how to open one up? Thanks

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