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

Remove the  silver screw and batteries Remove the  silver screw and batteries
  • Remove the silver screw and batteries

Remove the four black screws Be careful of the speaker wire Carefully peel the speaker away from the shell with a Spudger
  • Remove the four black screws

  • Be careful of the speaker wire

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

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Remove the two battery terminal screws Remove the two battery terminal screws
  • Remove the two battery terminal screws

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
  • 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!

Nice teardown, it really brings me back to 1999. Does the unit still work?

...Also, the correct spelling is "you're." Sorry for being that guy.

benrockhold - Reply

Thanks for >you're< comment haha!, yes the VMU still works

Caleb - Reply

Caleb

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Bravo !!!!!!!!

Papa Robotnik - Reply

Great! Now I can open my VMU without fear.

Wellington - Reply

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