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How do I replace a battery in this device?

The battery only holds a charge for 30 minutes or so.

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Replace the Battery

  1. Remove five screws: two on the side, two on the bottom and one on the back behind the lanyard hook. When that screw is removed, remove the lanyard hook insert.
  2. Slide the metal backing down as shown in the photo. Then pull it straight up.
  3. Unhook the ribbon connection attached to the metal backing by lifting up on the brown flap where the ribbon is connected. The ribbon will then slide out.
  4. Pull the hard drive back as shown in the photo.
  5. Remove two screws near the bottom of the player. One is on the bottom and one is on the right side near the battery switch.
  6. The battery is now exposed. You can disconnect it by gently pulling on the red and black cables.
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Posted on Dec 27, 2008

  • ymee232 Dec 27, 2008

    The link above didn't work maybe this one will:
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