ASUS Pad Transformer ‏TF300

Disassembly Process

ASUS Transformer Pad ‏(TF300T, TF300TG, TF300TS)‏ consists of various modules. This chapter describes the procedures for the complete EPAD TF300 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:

EPAD

  •  Case Assy
  •  Battery
  •  Touchpad Board
  •  Speaker
  •  Main Board Module
  •  Touch Panel Module

EPAD Docking

  •  Top Case
  •  Hinge Case
  •  Card Reader Board
  •  Dock Main Board
  •  Battery

Case Assy

The illustrations below show how to remove the case assy from the EPAD TF300.

1. Use disassembly tool to pry up the sides of panel module carefully.

2. Remove the cover.


Battery

The illustrations below show how to remove the Battery from the EPAD TF300.

1. Tear off the metal mylar.

2. Disconnect the battery cable.

3. Disconnect the Docking FPC. Remove 2 screws from the docking conn.

4. And then remove the docking FPC.

5. Disconnect the TP FFC and remove it away.

6. Disconnect the LVDS cable and remove it away.

7. Disconnect the FFC.

8. Remove 6 screws from battery. Lift up to remove the battery.

9. Gently tear off the battery from the battery shielding.


Touchpad Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the Touchpad Board from the EPAD TF300

1. Disconnect the vibrator cable from touchpad board. And then remove the vibrator.

2. Remove 3 screws from touchpad board. Remove the touchpad board away.


Speaker

The illustrations below show how to remove the speaker from the EPAD TF300.

1. Remove 4 screws from the speaker.

2. Disconnect the speaker cable.

3. And then remove the speaker.


Main Board Module

The illustrations below show how to remove the Main Board Module from the EPAD TF300

1. Remove 6 screws from main board. Disconnect the sidekey FFC.

2. Push the main board to release it from the latch.

3. Remove the main board.

4. Remove MIC rubber.

5. Disconnect the camera from the main board. Remove the camera.

6. Disconnect the other camera from main board.

7. Tear off the camera and take it away.


Touch Panel Module

The illustrations below show how to remove the Touch Panel Module from the EPAD TF300.

1. Remove 13 screws from the frame.

2. Remove the middle frame.

3. Tear off the key FFC.

4. Tear off the antenna.

5. Use disassembly tool gently pry the 4 sides of the touch panel.

6. Remove the touch panel.


Top Case

The illustrations below show how to remove the top case from the EPAD docking of TF300.

1. Remove 4 rubber pads and then remove 6 screws.

2. Remove the SD dummy card.

3. Pry up the touchpad key.

4. Remove the key away. And then remove 3 screws.

5. Use disassembly tool to pry the sides of the module to unlock the top case.

6. Turn over the top case.

7. Disconnect the keyboard FPC and touchpad FFC. And then take the top case away.

8. Disconnect the TP FFC.

9. Remove the touchpad board.

10. Disconnect 2 FFCS from touchpad board.


Hinge Case

The illustrations below show how to remove the hinge case from the EPAD docking of TF300.

1. Lift up to disconnect the docking PCB cables.

2. Remove 8 screws on the hinge.

3. Take the hinge away.

4. Remove 4 screws on the hinge.

5. Turn over the hinge; remove 2 screws on the hinge.

6. Remove the hinge cover.

7. Take the hinge feet away.

8. Remove 4 screws from the hinge. And then take the hinge bracket away.

9. Remove 2 screws on docking PCB cable.

10. Take the docking PCB cable away.


Card Reader Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the card reader board from the EPAD docking of TF300.

1. Disconnect the FFC.

2. Remove 1 screw from the card reader board and take it away.


Dock Main Board

The illustrations below show how to remove the dock main board from the EPAD docking of TF300

1. Remove 7 screws from main board. Remove the bracket from charger port.

2. Turn over the main board.

3. Disconnect the battery cable and remove the main board.


Battery

The illustrations below show how to remove the battery from the EPAD docking of TF300.

1. Remove 1 tape from the battery cable.

2. Use disassembly tool pry up the battery and take it away.

3. Remove the USB port latch from bottom case.