The controller board is a very delicate component and should only be handled as described in this article.
- Always hold the controller board by its edges when handling it.
- Only remove the replacement board from its antistatic bag when you are ready to install it.
- Handle leads and connectors with care. Never try to remove a connector by pulling on its wires. Always try to grip the connector during removal.
Unplug the USB and power leads from the Emblaser 2.
Step 2: (optional if you have v2 air-assist)
If your machine has the new v2 air-assist accessory, you will need to detach this before you can access all the screws for the electronics pod.
Remove the 5 screws holding the rear electronics pod in place
Identify the controller board.
Take note of the connectors and carefully unplug them.
- FFC. Be careful to remove this straight out of the connector, without any twisting.
- Buttons connector.
- Left motor connector.
- Right motor connector.
- Exhaust fan connector.
- Camera connector.
- Air-Assist connector.
Remove the 4 screws holding the controller board in place.
Insert the new controller board. Re-insert the connectors and re-attach the electronics pod to your machine.
Step 8: (optional if you have v2 air-assist)
Re-attach the air-assist accessory.