Disassembling Speak And Spell Case

Member-Contributed Guide

Member-Contributed Guide

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

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

Edit Step 1 Case  ¶ 

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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.

For more information, check out the Speak And Spell device page.

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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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