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After you open it, it will NEVER work again, unless you open it in a "clean-room" (a room with highly-filtered air that has NO dust in it).

Anyway, look for the small screws, and buy a screwdriver with a special point that fits into the head of each screw. Unscrew it, and the cover will come off.

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There will be at least one screw under a label, usually in the center. I have opened one that I still use today. You won't find any servicible parts inside and the parts are very delicate.

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