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Remove the MicroSD card

Follow instructions in this section to remove the MicroSD card.

About this task

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.


  1. Make preparation for this task.
    1. If necessary, remove all the WLAN antennas. See Remove the WLAN antennas.
    2. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
    3. Remove the PMB air baffle. See Remove the PMB air baffle.
    4. Lift the riser assembly from the node. See Remove the riser assembly from the node.
  2. Locate the MicroSD socket on the system board. See System-board connectors.
  3. Remove the MicroSD card.
    1. Slide the socket lid to the open position.
    2. Lift open the socket lid.
    3. Remove the MicroSD card from the socket.
    Figure 1. Removing the MicroSD card

After this task is completed
  • Install a replacement unit. See Install the MicroSD card.

  • If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo Video

Watch the procedure on YouTube