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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Dreamcast VMU, use our service manual.

  1. Dreamcast VMU Teardown, battery cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Dreamcast VMU Teardown, battery cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the silver screw and batteries

  2. Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Rear shell: step 2, image 1 of 3 Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Rear shell: step 2, image 2 of 3 Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Rear shell: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the four black screws

    • Be careful of the speaker wire

    • Carefully peel the speaker away from the shell with a Spudger

  3. Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Battery terminals: step 3, image 1 of 2 Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Battery terminals: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two battery terminal screws

  4. Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Motherboard: step 4, image 1 of 3 Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Motherboard: step 4, image 2 of 3 Dreamcast VMU Teardown, Motherboard: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the main board from the shell

    • Remove the screen from the motherboard

    • Remove the screen stay, D-pad and rubber buttons from the shell

    • And you're done!

Caleb

Member since: 03/22/17

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Bravo !!!!!!!!

Papa Robotnik - Reply

Great! Now I can open my VMU without fear.

Wellington - Reply

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