Can the DCM daughterboard be removed from a MicroSmart controller?

Issue

After troubleshooting a communications issue, the DCM daughterboard (or piggyback board) was deemed defective.  Can it be removed and replaced with another in the field?

Product Line

TAC I/A Series

Environment

DMS MicroSmart controller (revision 9) -- Model numbers affected are DCM-UC, DCM-IOC, DCM-GPC

Cause

Internal board failure

Resolution

Yes, the DCM board can be swapped out.  Care must be taken not to damage the pins and clips (identified below in yellow).