Sunday, June 19, 2016

Nintendo DSi XL – Disassembling procedure – How to remove the case – how to replace the battery – Laptop repair and service

Category: Laptop repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to remove the case 
  • How to remove the battery
  • How to replace the speakers 

Nintendo DSi XL

DISASSEMBLING PROCEDURE 
Remove the two Phillips screws securing the battery cover to the back of the handheld console.
Lift the battery cover off the back of the DSi XL.
Lift the battery from the DSi XL.
Use a push pin to remove the four plastic screw covers on the front bezel.
Remove four Phillips screws securing the front bezel to the rear bezel.
Using two hands, gently slide the rear bezel upwards.
The rear bezel will move only about 2 mm.
Insert a spudger into the gap between the front and rear bezel
Rotate the spudger away from the DSi XL, prying the two bezels apart.
In the same manner as described above, continue prying along the top edge of the front and rear bezels.
Separate the rear bezel from the front bezel.
Do not attempt to completely remove the rear bezel yet. It is still attached to the front bezel by the rear-facing camera.
Use the flat end of a spudger to pry the rear camera off the rear bezel.
Remove the rear bezel.
Use a spudger to lift the antenna from the front bezel to make room for lifting the speaker cables up.
Use a spudger to lift the right speaker from its housing in the front bezel.
Use a spudger to lift the left speaker from its housing in the front bezel.
De-route the left speaker cable along the top edge of the upper LCD.
Open the display slightly, and lift the
LCD out of the front bezel.
Lay the LCD down next to the DSi XL.
Don't attempt to remove the LCD, it is still attached to the front bezel via the display data ribbon cable.
Desolder the two solder joints to separate the speakers from the LCD.
Right Speaker
Left Speaker
For both speakers, the red wire (positive lead) is soldered to the left contact. The black wire (negative lead) is soldered to the right contact point.