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  1. Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement, Snap-on Base: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • As the device base is firmly clipped, insert two metal spudgers to gently release the first clips.

  2. Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Continue releasing the last plastic clips with your hands taking care not to break any of the plastic elements attached to the base.

  3. Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement, Logic Board: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use a philips screwdriver to remove the 5 screws securing the metal heat sink.

  4. Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Disconnect the power supply connector from the logic board with a spudger.

  5. Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement, Power Supply: step 5, image 1 of 2 Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement, Power Supply: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Before you remove completely the power supply, unscrew the T5 screws on each side of the socket.

    • You may now be able to remove the power supply with a spudger.

    • The rating of the power supply is 3.4V at 1.75A, which is identical to the 2nd Gen Apple TV's 5.95 watts.

  6. Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement, Status LED: step 6, image 1 of 2 Apple TV 3rd Generation Status LED Replacement, Status LED: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • The last remaining part in the Apple TV is the status LED. You can remove this part with your plastic spudger.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Step 2: “caring not to break….”. Thanks, great guide. David

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