Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the speaker from your Atari Lynx. Before beginning, it is a must to know how to solder and desolder. In order to find out how to do these processes there will be a link in the the following steps. Aside from soldering, most steps should be easy to follow and simple.

Before disassembling your Atari Lynx, be sure the device is powered off.
  • Before disassembling your Atari Lynx, be sure the device is powered off.

  • Remove any game in the console by opening the right latch and sliding the game to the right.

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Remove the four 35 mm Phillips #1 screws at each corner of the backside on the Atari Lynx.
  • Remove the four 35 mm Phillips #1 screws at each corner of the backside on the Atari Lynx.

  • Pinch the rear panel with your fingers and lift away from the Atari.

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Remove the battery panel by pinching the sides with your fingers and lifting it away from the Atari.
  • Remove the battery panel by pinching the sides with your fingers and lifting it away from the Atari.

  • Be sure not to tear any wires attached to battery panel.

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Remove the control panel by pinching the sides with your fingers and lifting  it away from the Atari.
  • Remove the control panel by pinching the sides with your fingers and lifting it away from the Atari.

  • Be sure not to tear the speaker wire while removing the control panel.

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Remove the logic board from the console. Flip the logic board so the screen is facing down.
  • Remove the logic board from the console.

  • Flip the logic board so the screen is facing down.

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Now you will need to desolder both of the wires connected to the speaker. If you are having trouble desoldering, click here.
  • Now you will need to desolder both of the wires connected to the speaker.

  • If you are having trouble desoldering, click here.

  • Finally solder the new speaker back on and follow the previous steps in reverse order.

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Conclusion

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

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