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Subject: Re: Hello again Gentlemen
From: Minuk Choi (
Date: 2003-09-21

I found this... maybe it'll help

----- Original Message -----
From: "scott" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2003 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: Hello again Gentlemen

> --- "Paul \"Winkie\" Robins" <> wrote:
> > Has there ever been any guide or similar published with regards to
> > dissaembling a FM Recorder? I ask this as mine is suffering from a small
> > case of stuck button, it's also scratched to hell, so i'm going to
> > dissasemble it and see what I can do about both these problems
> one exists for the MM, which is the same model, but i can't remember the
link. it's in the mail
> archives.
> basically you have to take off the screws on the bottom, and if your fm is
newer, the screws on
> the top. depending on how deep you need to go, you might not have to
remove the bumpers, but you
> can, using a torx 10. pop off the battery cover (top) with something
pointy, take out the battery,
> then unscrew the little black screw that's right under the LEDs. now push
something small up each
> side to pop the faceplate up, and pull it off. you can take the bumpers
completely off now if you
> want, but it may not be neccessary depeding on what you're doing. after
that you have to unsolder
> the half a dozen points around the case and separate the boards. i havn't
desoldered, so if you
> need to you should look for the guide i mentioned.
> which button is stuck? i don't think it's actually stuck, based on how the
buttons work. i thought
> my F2 was stuck, but it just broke off the platic bit it's suppoesed to be
attached to. i think
> some model glue could fix this, but i don't have any one me, and i don't
use F2 very often either.
> anyway, good luck.
> -scott
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