Introduction

Is no sound coming from your Sony Action Cam HDR-AS15? Is the sound fuzzy or hard to distinguish? This guide will help you replace the speaker in the Sony Action Cam HDR-AS15. You need to be ready to handle small parts and screws. You will also need to know how to solder.

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  • To access the battery, push left on the rear cover of the action cam. The rear panel should easily slide to the side.

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Image 1/1: Pinch the protruding bar next to the "Pull" text and slide the tray outwards.
  • Open the rear panel outward to reveal the battery tray and memory card slot.

  • Pinch the protruding bar next to the "Pull" text and slide the tray outwards.

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  • When the battery tray has been removed from the Action Cam, you can simply pull the battery out of the tray.

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Image 1/3: Pull the tab out, not up, to remove it completely. Image 2/3: Remove the two screws indicated by the second photo. Image 3/3: Once the screws are removed, extract the plastic plate as shown in the third photo.
  • Open the bottom tab with your finger or a plastic opening tool.

  • Pull the tab out, not up, to remove it completely.

  • Remove the two screws indicated by the second photo.

  • Once the screws are removed, extract the plastic plate as shown in the third photo.

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  • Separate the outer casing from the electronics by pushing on one of the ports toward the back end of the case. The electronics should slide right out.

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Image 1/2: Flip the LCD display downward to reveal the circuit board. Image 2/2: Flip the LCD display downward to reveal the circuit board.
  • Remove the two 1/4 in. Phillips screws on the LCD side of the device using a #00 Phillips head screwdriver.

  • Flip the LCD display downward to reveal the circuit board.

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  • Remove the tape holding the speaker down.

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Image 1/1: To desolder, turn the soldering iron on and let it heat up
  • Desolder the speaker wires from the circuit board

    • To desolder, turn the soldering iron on and let it heat up

    • Touch the tip of the soldering iron to one of the solder joints until it melts. This will happen very quickly.

    • Pull the wire out of the solder and remove the soldering iron.

    • Repeat the last 3 steps for the second wire

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Conclusion

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

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