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Einleitung

If the base station is sending out a poor signal, an antenna may need to be replaced.

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  1. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement, Outer Case: Schritt 1, Bild 1 von 1
    • First start by peeling off the outer rubbery covering on the bottom of the device.

    • CAUTION: This part is very fragile, so it is recommended that a blow dryer is used on the covering to heat it up. Simply blow dry the covering while slowly peeling it away, and the covering will not tear.

  2. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 2, Bild 1 von 1
    • After removing the rubber covering, unscrew the five 4.9mm Phillips screws in the holes of the plastic casing.

  3. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 3, Bild 1 von 1
    • After unscrewing all five screws, remove the plastic casing. The back should now look like the picture shown.

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    • The inner metal casing is latched inside the outer white plastic shell, so insert a pry tool underneath the metal casing and pry it apart from the shell.

    • It should make a click when it comes apart.

  5. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 5, Bild 1 von 1
    • Remove the outer casing.

    • The exposed logic board should look like this.

  6. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement, Antenna: Schritt 6, Bild 1 von 1
    • Remove the metal casing by gently prying the logic board away with you hands.

    • This should be pretty easy, you already removed the screws holding these pieces together.

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    • Turn the device so that the antenna to be replaced is facing you.

  8. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 8, Bild 1 von 1
    • Caution: Be careful not to bend the metal strip that the antenna is attached to. This may cause problems during reassembly and use.

    • Using the screwdriver, unscrew the 2.5mm Phillips screw on the antenna.

  9. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 9, Bild 1 von 1
    • Turn the device over so that the antenna with the screw removed is still facing you.

  10. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 10, Bild 1 von 1
    • Carefully peel back the metallic silver tape covering the cable of the antenna to be removed.

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    • Carefully peel back the clear yellow tape covering the cable of the antenna to be removed.

  12. Apple AirPort Extreme Model A1354 Antenna Replacement: Schritt 12, Bild 1 von 1
    • Remove the antenna.

Abschluss

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

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Brandon

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Where do you get a new antenna from?

jimholewka - Antwort

That's my question too. Where do we get a new antenna and wifi card to correct a poor signal?

jonathan - Antwort

How will I receive an answer? jonathan@baylis.ca

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