Removing the USB Board

IMPORTANT: The USB FFC is supplied as part of the Lower Cover. If the USB FFC is defective, replace the entire Lower Cover.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 81.
  2. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the Mainboard.
3. Open the locking latch on the FFC and disconnect it from the USB Board.

4. Remove the single screw securing the USB Board to the Lower Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

USB Board

M2.5*4

1

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  1. Remove the USB Board from the Lower Cover as shown.
  2. Remove the USB Board from the Lower Cover as shown.

IMPORTANT: The USB FFC is supplied as part of the Lower Cover. If the USB FFC is defective, replace the entire Lower Cover.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 81.
  2. Remove the single securing screw from the board.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Power Saving Board

M2.5*4

1

  1. Remove the board from the chassis.
  2. Remove the board from the chassis.
  1. See "Removing the Hinge Supports" on page 109.
  2. Disconnect the Speaker and Subwoofer cables from the Mainboard.
Acer 1350 Speaker
3. Remove the three screws securing the Mainboard to the Lower Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Mainboard

M2.5*4

3

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4. Pivot the Mainboard upward and remove it from the chassis, right side first. Place the Mainboard on a clean, dust-free surface.

  1. See "Removing the Upper Cover" on page 81.
  2. Remove the single screw securing the Kensington Lock Bracket to the Lower Cover.

Step

Size

Quantity

Screw Type

Kensington Lock Bracket

M2*3

1

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3. Lift the bracket clear of the Lower Cover.

NOTE: The TV Tuner Antenna located under the bracket may lift away with the bracket.

Acer Aspire 5720 Tuner
  1. See "Removing the Kensington Lock Bracket" on page 105.
  2. Remove the Antenna cable from the cable channel as shown. Ensure that the cable is free from all cable clips.
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