[E3-hacking] How to open the E3 case?

Janusz Krzysztofik jkrzyszt at tis.icnet.pl
Fri Jun 5 14:43:01 BST 2009

David Given wrote:
> Janusz Krzysztofik wrote:
>> Could someone please give me an advice how I could disassemble my E3 
>> without breaking the case? I have removed 6 screws from the bottom 
>> side and still don't know how to open its rear without applying much 
>> force. Is it necessary to remove the panel first?
> You also need to unclip the keyboard overlay, which will reveal some 
> more screws.

Looking at my device, I am not sure where I can find that keyboard 
overlay. Did you actually mean the bottom cover over the mailboard cable 

Anyway, I found two more screws hidden under rear foots that did the trick.

> The panel doesn't actually come off, alas (and the wires inside aren't 
> quite long enough the lay the top cover on its side next to the open 
> case. Running it with the top off is a hassle.

I hope I can manage for a while or two.


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