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Replacing the Micro SD Card on the MM100
Occasionally, the Micro SD card in the MM100 will need to be replaced. The SD card acts as the Display's "hard drive" and is where the OS, Monitor software, and data files live. Shooter's Technology can replicate any MM100 SD card. If the MM100 is within warranty Shooter's Technology will do so free of charge, a small fee applies for SD cards otherwise.
1.Power down and unplug the HDMI cable and Micro-USB power connections from the MM100.
See Powering Up and Powering Down for instructions on how to turn the Operating System off on your MM100.
2.Ground oneself to a proper earthing ground to eliminate the possibility of electrostatic discharge. (Electrostatic discharge may seriously damage components of the MM100).
3.With the MM100’s label facing upward (rubber feet, air vent, and mounting holes facing downward), firmly grasp the top edge of the case’s outer lip to find an opening ~ 2mm wide, one should be able to pull the lid off gently but firmly.
a.One can use a flat head screwdriver or similar, however be certain not to damage the internal components!
b.There are three locations for releasing the top cover. One above the USB ports, one above the opposite wall, and one above the Raspberry pi pressure-holding tab.
4.The Raspberry Pi will now be exposed in the case.
5.Note the Tab holding the Raspberry pi in place is pressure-fitted. One may release the Tab by pressing outward on it from the outside/Inside of the MM100 case.
a.It has been found easiest and most “safe” to flip the MM100 facing downward onto an anti-static mat, and then pressing the Pi’s holding tab outward and slightly downward. The Raspberry Pi within the case should fall out.
6.Slowly and carefully rotate/Remove the Raspberry pi from the case, pivoting the pi on the side with the HDMI, AUDIO, and USB-POWER connectors.
7.With the rear of the Raspberry Pi now exposed, one should be able to see the SD-Card slot on the rear of the Raspberry Pi. Carefully remove the damaged SD-Card.
8.Carefully Insert the new SD card into the SD card slot, be sure it seats correctly or else the Raspberry pi will not boot!
Improper installation of the SD card can cause serious damage to the raspberry pi! If the SD-card doesn't want to fit then DO NOT FORCE IT.
9.Pivot the Raspberry pi back into its proper place within the MM100 case.
10.Replace the top cover. The cover should "click" into place.
11.Replace the HDMI and Micro-USB connections to the MM100.
12.Boot the MM100 to check functionality.
NOTE: When the DoW100 first boots, a rainbow screen should appear.