Flip ET312B over, back side facing up.
silver warranty sticker and other sticker (if present) to expose case screws.
a phillips-head screwdriver: remove (2) case screws. Set aside.
While holding top
and bottom of case together, carefully flip unit up, with front panel facing up.
power OFF: remove power switch cap by pulling it straight out.
Lift bottom edge
of front panel using orange wood stick (supplied). Gently pry bottom edge up
and over bottom (2) switches.
With front panel loosened: lower unit so that front panel faces toward you, top side facing up.
Continue lifting top half of case away from base and rotate it, keeping the front panel side
the LCD, switches, and rest of ET312.
Identify battery in rear part of enclosure.
It will be connected to the circuit board with two wires,
one Red and one Black.
the installed battery to the replacement battery included in kit. Make sure you can
identify the Red
(+) and Black (-) terminals on the new battery. They are color-coded for easy
Remove the Red and Black wires from the original battery by wiggling the terminal lugs up and
while pulling outward. If needed, a small pair of insulated needle-nosed pliers may be
helpful in pulling
the terminal lugs. Pulling from the wire will most likely cause the wire to
separate from the lug
– make sure to wiggle or push the lug itself, not the wire.
the battery leads have been removed, remove (4) phillips-head screws from the far
edges of the base
of the battery bracket. These screws attach the battery assembly to the
bottom of the enclosure. There is
no need to remove the other (4, larger) screws.
Once removed, lift the battery assembly
up and out and set aside.
Replace new battery assembly into same position as original
Remove caps that may be covering battery terminals.
(4) phillips-head screws into far edges of the base of battery bracket, making sure to
align the battery
with the mounting posts in the case bottom. Tighten enough to secure the
battery. Do not use excessive force.
the Red wire to the Red (+) terminal of the battery. Push terminal lug are far onto
battery tab as
Connect the Black wire to the Black (-) terminal of the battery.
terminal lug are far onto
battery tab as possible.
that battery is securely mounted to base of enclosure.
Ensure that Red
and Black wires are securely attached to proper terminals of battery.
top half of enclosure back towards bottom half. Front and rear panels should slide into
slots in bottom half of case.
Once top half is almost completely mated to
bottom, press bottom edge of front panel inward
over bottom (2) switches (OK and Down) and continue closing
enclosure. While holding top
and bottom halves together, flip unit over so that the bottom side faces up.
Replace bottom case screws (2). Tighten with enough force to secure case.
Replace power switch cap. Power unit up.
We advise allowing your new battery
to charge before using it. 8 hours or so is usually
sufficient to bring it to a fully charged condition.
electrical tape (or packing tape) over exposed lugs of old battery. Recycle old battery at a
battery recycling station.