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== Disassembly steps ==
== Disassembly steps ==


# Remove tip if present.
# Recommend to take photos to help with reassembly.
## Let tip cool down.
# Remove the Tip.
## Loosen top (display side) screw (PH1) on the tip side of the device.
# Let tip cool down.
## Gently pull tip out.
# Loosen the top tip screw (PH1) (top is display screen side).
# Slide rubber off towards the tip side.
# Gently pull the tip out and set aside.
# Remove the ground screw (longer screw on the top side towards the port side) (PH1).
# Slide rubber thumb grip off towards the tip side.
# Remove the bottom screw (at the tip side, between the legs) (PH1).
# Remove the bottom screw (at the tip, between the feet) (PH1).
# Slightly pull the two halves of the case apart at the tip side, enough to get a fingernail or guitar pick between the halves.
# Remove the ground screw (longer screw on the top side near the (-) button) (PH1).
# Slightly pull the two halves of the case apart at the tip front end, enough to get a fingernail or guitar pick between the halves.
# Move the pick down the length of the split to loosen the bottom half's clips from the top half of the case.
# Move the pick down the length of the split to loosen the bottom half's clips from the top half of the case.
# Once loose, remove the bottom half by moving it forward (it is retained by the top half at the port side).
# Once loose, remove the bottom half by moving it forward (it is retained by the top half at the port side).
# Remove the screws retaining the copper tip contacts (PH000, M1.4 x 5).
# Remove the screws retaining the copper tip contacts (PH000, M1.4 x 5), and note the direction.
# Remove the now loose copper tip contacts.
# Remove the copper tip contacts.
# Gently push the board towards the tip side by pushing on one of the ports (for example, by using a misaligned USB C connector).
# Flip the Pinecil over and the PCB should fall out, or it could be lifted gently up from the DC barrel end.
# The PCB assembly is now free to be lifted out.
# The two small buttons are now loose, carefully set aside the top half, or remove the buttons so they do not get lost.
## The key caps are now no longer retained, carefully set aside the top half, or remove the caps and store them separately.
 
'''Alternate method for opening the Pinecil V1 or V2 [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK01V5DrrVk shown in this video:]'''


== Assembly steps ==
== Assembly steps ==
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