Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101

Disassembly Process

Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 consists of various modules. This chapter describes the procedures for the complete EPAD TF101 disassembly. In addition, in between procedures, the detailed disassembly procedure of individual modules will be provided for your needs.

The disassembly procedure consists of the following steps:

  • Cover Module
  • Battery
  • TP Board
  • DAU Board
  • Main Board Module
  • AUDIO_IO Board
  • LCD Module

Cover Module

The illustrations below show how to remove the Cover Module from the EPAD TF101.

1. Remove 2 screws on the IO_DOCK.

2. Use disassembly tool to pry down the LCD bezel, and then pry the 2 sides of the bezel.

3. Remove the LCD bezel frame toward the arrow.

4. Remove 10 screws on 4 sides of the module.

5. And then take the module away.


Battery 

The illustrations below show how to remove the Battery from the EPAD TF101.

1. Below shows the module.

2. Remove 4 screws and tear off 1 tape. Tear off the bracket and take it away.

 

3. Tear off the tape and disconnect the touch panel FPC.

4. Tear off the sponge on the TP Board. Disconnect the MB_DA FFC.

5. Tear off the tape. Disconnect the battery cable.

6. Carefully tear off the battery and take it away.


TP Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the TP Board from the EPAD TF101.

1. Tear off 1 tape on the MB_TP FFC.

2. Disconnect the MB_TP FFC and touch panel FPC.

3. Tear off the TP Board and take it away.


DAU Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the DAU Board from the EPAD TF101.

1. Remove 3 screws on the DAU board and take it away.


Main Board Module

The illustrations below show how to remove the Main Board Module from the EPAD TF101

1. Tear off 3 tapes to release the speaker cable.

2. Tear off 3 tapes and disconnect the antennas and MB_LED FFC.

3. Disconnect 2 MB_IO FFCs, DOCK FPC, LVDS cable and MB_TP FFC.

4. Remove 5 screws on the main board.

5. Lift up the main board and disconnect the camera FPC. And then take it away.

6. Disconnect the FFC and camera module with the main board.


AUDIO_IO Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the AUDIO_IO Board from the EPAD TF101

1. Remove 3 screws and disconnect the speaker cable.

2. Take the AUDIO_IO board away.

3. Disconnect the FFCs and antenna.


LCD Module

The illustrations below show how to remove the LCD Module from the EPAD TF101.

1. Below shows the LCD Module.

2. Remove the MB_TP FFC.

3. Tear off the tape and disconnect the LVDS cable.

4. Remove 2 screws and take the IO_DOCK FPC away.

5. Carefully pull the camera out.