Introduction

Before starting this guide you may need some experience with soldering/ desoldering. If you do not know how, you can learn by clicking the link on step 5 (when you have to desolder the aluminum tabs).

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

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

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Desolder the four aluminum tabs and for more information on soldering click here. Desolder the four aluminum tabs and for more information on soldering click here.
  • Desolder the four aluminum tabs and for more information on soldering click here.

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Remove the aluminum back protector to gain access to the C10 capacitor.
  • Remove the aluminum back protector to gain access to the C10 capacitor.

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Desolder the C10 capacitor. Desolder the C10 capacitor.
  • Desolder the C10 capacitor.

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Conclusion

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

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