PlayStation Vita Speakers Replacement

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Introduction

This guide takes you through installing the speakers in the PlayStation Vita.

This guide takes your through the process of installing the right button board. This board controls the action, start, and select buttons.

 

Step 1 Case Separation
Image 1/2: Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four 6.4mm screws on the back casing.

Power off and remove the memory card.
Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four 6.4mm screws on the back casing.

 

Step 2

Image 1/3: Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two 5.4mm screws hidden beneath the accessory port cover.

Using your fingernail or a spudger, pry open the accessory port cover on the top of the device.
Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two 5.4mm screws hidden beneath the accessory port cover.

 

Step 3
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Remove the two 5.4mm Phillips #00 screws on the bottom of the device near the charging port.

 

Step 4


Image 1/3: Continue working your way around the device gently prying it open.

Beginning at the sides of the device, use a plastic opening tool to separate the front and rear cases.
Continue working your way around the device gently prying it open.
There are still wires holding the front and rear cases together. You may damage the connections if you yank the cases completely apart.

 

Step 5
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Gently separate the two cases, minding the battery and the touch screen controller connectors holding the two cases together.

 

Step 6


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Using a spudger, free the touch screen controller flex cable by gently prying up the connection.

 

Step 7


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Free the battery cable by gently prying up on the connection with a spudger.

 

Step 8
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Separate the front and rear cases.

 

Step 9 Speakers

 

Image 1/2: The speaker is adhered to the casing with light tape, which may give the speaker light resistance.

Gently insert a spudger along the side of the speaker on the back casing assembly. Pry the speaker off the casing and remove it.
The speaker is adhered to the casing with light tape, which

 

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