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PSP 300x Speaker Replacement

What you need

  1. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 3 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 3 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Place the PSP face down and locate the battery cover on the left side of the device.

    • Lift and remove the battery cover to reveal the battery.

    • Remove the battery.

  2. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Casing: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Peel back the warranty sticker that is behind the battery with a spudger or your fingernail.

  3. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Unscrew all four screws from the back of the PSP with the Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • Two are located behind the battery's warranty sticker.

    • Two are located on the right side of the PSP.

  4. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Next, unscrew the two screws located at the top of the PSP.

  5. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Then, remove the single screw from the bottom edge of the PSP (which is positioned next to the barcode).

  6. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 2 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Slide the spudger in between the outer casing of the PSP, beginning at the "R" shoulder button, and gently pry off the casing.


    • Remove the front casing completely.

  7. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, LCD Screen: step 7, image 1 of 2 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, LCD Screen: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Push the homebar to the right to release the tab located on the right side of the LCD screen.

    • DO NOT completely remove the homebar, as it is still connected by ribbon cables.

  8. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 3 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 3 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Slowly lift the LCD screen off the PSP starting at the top edge corner.

    • Again, the LCD screen is attached by ribbon cables, so do not remove it completely.

    • Orientation of PSP is flipped in photo.

  9. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the small brown locks on the four ribbon cable connectors up using a spudger or fingernail.

    • Pull all four ribbon cables out.

    • Now remove the LCD screen and homebar from the PSP.

  10. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the metal tab that lies above the LCD screen.

    • Upon reassembly, make note that the stamped lettering faces down, and the large tab fits just above the motherboard to the right hand side of the left trigger.

  11. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Button Pad: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • After removing the LCD Screen, the Button Pad should be easy to remove.

  12. PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 12, image 1 of 2 PSP 300x Speaker Replacement, Speaker: step 12, image 2 of 2
    • Push the black tab at the bottom of the speaker to pop the speaker out of place, and remove the speaker.

    • The speaker is spring loaded, so be sure to keep an eye on it in case it starts doing flips into the air when you push the tab. Be careful not to lose or damage it!

    • Make sure the new/replacement speaker does not spring out during reassembly.

Conclusion

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

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Really Helpful, but you could show how to change the left speaker

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