Here we have Creative's ZEN V Media Player.
The Navigator Stick
The Play/Pause Button
The Back Button
USB 2.0 Charging Port
Line In Jack
Start by taking a pointy metal spudger and insert it on the bottom edge of the player
Slide it along, prying up until a gap forms
Proceed to insert and slide the tool along the left and right side of the device, until the plastic piece with the buttons comes free.
Half of the covering plastic should be off now
Gap between plastics
While doing the following steps note that this piece is glued on to the LCD. Do not apply too much force or shove your tool too far in
Bring your tool to the top edge of the player and insert it
Insert it on the top edge and slide while prying up
Insert it on the two sides and pry until plastic comes loose
Be very gentle with the LCD in the next 2 steps! It is glued to the logic board with black stick pads. Do not break the cable/clip!
Insert flat end of plastic spudger on the bottom of the LCD. Pry gently upwards.
Bottom of LCD
Insert on the sides and continue to pry.
Finally insert on the top and pry.
Top of LCD
Pull back LCD to bottom of player to expose cable/clip
Remove orange ESD safe tape with spudger/fingernail
Orange ESD safe tape
Flip up the clip with flat end of spudger/fingernail
Clip is flipped up
Pull the LCD away from the player
Put down your spudger and pick up a Phillips #000 Screwdriver
Remove the two screws on the logic board
Remove Volume control button by pulling it up off the board
Volume control button
Pull up board from bottom of player
Gently wiggle the logic board out of the casing. Be careful because it is connected to a battery underneath it
Insert spudger under the top of the battery and pry
Top half of battery
There is an adhesive pad under the battery
Battery should now be free
Remove battery from case and set aside connected to the logic board
Battery may now be removed from logic board with a soldering iron
Heat up the contacts and pull away wires
These all are various components that can be removed with a soldering iron
USB 2.0 Port has 4 pads and 5 pins attaching it to the logic board
Various Switches- 4 pads each. From the (Bottom left), Volume up, Volume Down, Mute?, (Top Left), Power on/Hold, Reset
Line In Jack 4 pads
Headphone Jack 4 pads
Play/Pause Button 2 pads and Back Button 2 pads
LCD connector and Navigtor button
All the innards of the ZEN V Media Player
Button Plastic- Removed in Step 2
LCD Plastic- Removed in Step 3
Orange ESD Safe tape and LCD Screen- Removed in Step 5
Screws and Volume Button- Removed in Step 6
Back Plastic Case and Logic Board- Removed in Step 7
Battery Removed in Step 8
It's so nice to see such a broad spectrum of color in a teardown.
Sure! I believe the Color/Labeling Feature is one of the most useful tools in your teardown creator. I intend to use it well in all my future teardowns.