Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the speakers on the Insignia NS-DS9PDVD15.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the power off. Slide the power button to OFF. Turn the power off. Slide the power button to OFF.
  • Turn the power off. Slide the power button to OFF.

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Unplug AC adapter from car cigarette lighter. Unplug AC adapter from car cigarette lighter.
  • Unplug AC adapter from car cigarette lighter.

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Make sure there is no DVD or CD in the disc tray
  • Make sure there is no DVD or CD in the disc tray

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Unscrew the nine 9mm screws with a JIS #000 screwdriver. Unscrew the nine 9mm screws with a JIS #000 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the nine 9mm screws with a JIS #000 screwdriver.

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Pry off back panel with prying tool, then remove by hand. Pry off back panel with prying tool, then remove by hand. Pry off back panel with prying tool, then remove by hand.
  • Pry off back panel with prying tool, then remove by hand.

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After the back is removed and the disk tray is loose from the bottom, locate the two, 3 mm screws that hold the tray to the hinge. Unscrew them with the JIS #000 screwdriver.
  • After the back is removed and the disk tray is loose from the bottom, locate the two, 3 mm screws that hold the tray to the hinge.

  • Unscrew them with the JIS #000 screwdriver.

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Slide the tray up and off of the hinge completely.
  • Slide the tray up and off of the hinge completely.

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After the bottom cover and disk tray have been removed, remove the back panel from the top half.
  • After the bottom cover and disk tray have been removed, remove the back panel from the top half.

  • There are six, 9mm screws on the bottom cover and 2 screws on the hinge. Remove them with the JIS #000 screwdriver.

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Once all the screws are removed, pry off the cover with the pry tool. You'll see the PC board, back of the speakers, and the back of the screen.
  • Once all the screws are removed, pry off the cover with the pry tool.

    • You'll see the PC board, back of the speakers, and the back of the screen.

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Remove the ribbon cable carefully with the pry tool. First, push out the black portion.
  • Remove the ribbon cable carefully with the pry tool.

  • First, push out the black portion.

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Then, push out the 'ribbon' with the pry tool. Then, push out the 'ribbon' with the pry tool.
  • Then, push out the 'ribbon' with the pry tool.

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After the ribbon cable is removed, unscrew the eight, 9 mm screws from the PC board After the ribbon cable is removed, unscrew the eight, 9 mm screws from the PC board
  • After the ribbon cable is removed, unscrew the eight, 9 mm screws from the PC board

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Flip over the PC board. Remove the two sets of red and black wires which connect to the speakers. Use the pry tool at the white clip, to remove the wires. Then you can remove the speakers.
  • Flip over the PC board. Remove the two sets of red and black wires which connect to the speakers.

  • Use the pry tool at the white clip, to remove the wires. Then you can remove the speakers.

  • The wire second to left connects to the screen. Remove the far left wire--circled in the first picture-- to remove the left speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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