Asus Transformer Book T100TA Disassembly

In this guide, I will be taking apart an Asus Transformer Book T100TA.

I will show how to access and remove the battery, power button board, display assembly, speaker and motherboard.

Insert the crowbar between the back cover and display assembly.
Be careful. Try not to scratch the cover.

The back cover was removed.
Under the cover, you can get access to the battery, power button board and motherboard.

Before you touch any internal components, you should remove the battery first.
Unplug the battery connector from the motherboard.

Pry up the battery a little bit, you can remove the battery.

Asus Transformer Book T100TA comes with a 3.8v 31wh battery, Asus model: C12N1320.

Power button

Split power button board is relatively simple.
Open the snaps on both sides, remove three screws, the power button board can be removed.

The power button board

Disconnect the front camera cable from the motherboard.

Remove two screws securing the board.

On the circuit board, you can find a microphone, a light sensor, an indicator light and a 1.2MP front camera.

Asus Transformer Book T100TA’s wireless antenna cables

Open the copper foil paper, you can get access to the touch screen LCD cable, disconnect it from the motherboard.

Disconnect the speaker connector.

Remove nine screws securing the motherboard.
Four long screws (marked with yellow circles).
Five short screws (marked with red circles).

Asus Transformer Book T100TA’s motherboard

In this step, we will remove all metal shields.

Realtek ALC5842 D6G76H2 GD34F Audio Chip
Winbond 25Q64FW1G 1334 6319 3C5AH (BIOS/UEFI)

Broadcom BCM43241SFKFFBG TN1331 P24 308624 P3T Wi-Fi + Bluetooth chip

Rohm ROH-2610 Power Management IC
Card reader chip

Realtek ALC5842 D6G76H2 GD34F Audio Chip
Winbond 25Q64FW1G 1334 6319 3C5AH (BIOS/UEFI)
Amtel MXT1664TXES-C2U 1340B TW QLJFRJ Touchscreen control chip

Texas Instruments BQ24195L TI 361 A556 Battery Charger IC
Texas Instruments TPS61030 TI 38W Z26P Boost Converter

The back side of the motherboard

Remove the cooling stickers.

SanDisk SDIN8DE4-64G ROM
Intel Q326A657 SR1M5 02962 ’12 (the main CPU Z3740)

SanDisk SDIN8DE4-64G ROM

ITE IT8568VG 1343-AXO ZC0U0A

The speaker module fixed by two screws.

Remove two screws.

Transformer Book T100TA’s speaker module

Remove four screws securing the roll cage.

The aluminum roll cage

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