Disassembling Speak And Spell Case

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Member-Contributed Guide

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Here's how to open up the Speak And Spell case.

  • Author: bushing
  • Time estimate: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy

Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Remove two Phillips-head screws.

Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

  • Flip the toy over, so that the keypad is facing away from you.

  • Remove two Phillips-head screws.

  • Insert a plastic spudger (or 4!) into the marked holes, and push down and towards the edge to release each catch.

  • It's possible to release each catch one-at-a-time, but easier if you have 4 tools and do them simultaneously.

  • This requires quite a bit of force; be careful.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Separate the two halves of the case to expose the inner PCB, speaker and battery holder.


To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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One Comment

I got one of these. I've opened the case and the battery connections are silver and show no corrosion at all. I replaced the batteries, swapped out one of the Word Modules. I got a bit of static once, but now nothing. All the wire connection soldering looks fine. Any ideas?


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