Acorn Archimedes 310 Base Unit

Stripdown, Clean and Re-Assembly

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The front panel can now be lifted clear.

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To seperate the two halves of the front panel, remove the 2 self tapping screws shown.

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The front panel can now be given a good clean, using only damp cloth.

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To remove the Floppy Disk Drive chassis, unscrew the 2 screws highlighted.

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The assemble can now be lifted clear.

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To remove the back panel remove the 3 screws highlighted in "RED".
And to remove the PSU unscrew the 4 screws highlighted in "PURPLE"

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This picture shows the parts seperated.

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Clean the inside of the chassis by first vacuming the interior then wiping with a damp cloth,
followed by drying. The battery pack is riveted to the chassis so just clean it up as best you can.

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The PSU just needs a dust out, it comes apart by unscrewing and removing the 2 screws shown.
Just use a vacum cleaner hose and small paintbrush to clean it.

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