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PlayStation Vita Motherboard Replacement

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Install the motherboard on the PlayStation Vita.

This guide takes you through the process of installing the motherboard.

Passo 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Using the pointy end of a spudger, pry up and release the GPS antenna cable from the motherboard. Remove the GPS antenna cable.

Passo 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Using the pointy end of a spudger, pry up and release the GPS antenna cable from the motherboard.

  • Remove the GPS antenna cable.

Passo 2  ¶ 

Release the camera flex cable socket by prying up on the tab with a spudger. Release the camera flex cable socket by prying up on the tab with a spudger.

Passo 2  ¶ 

  • Release the camera flex cable socket by prying up on the tab with a spudger.

Passo 3  ¶ 

Using a spudger, gently pry up on the camera. Work your way under the camera and along the camera flex cable, using the spudger to peel away the adhesive, freeing the camera.

Passo 3  ¶ 

  • Using a spudger, gently pry up on the camera.

  • Work your way under the camera and along the camera flex cable, using the spudger to peel away the adhesive, freeing the camera.

Passo 4  ¶ 

Carefully lift and remove the camera, sliding the flex cable out of the open connector socket. Carefully lift and remove the camera, sliding the flex cable out of the open connector socket.

Passo 4  ¶ 

  • Carefully lift and remove the camera, sliding the flex cable out of the open connector socket.

Passo 5  ¶ 

Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 6.3mm screw beneath the camera. Lift and remove the metal camera bracket.

Passo 5  ¶ 

  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the 6.3mm screw beneath the camera.

  • Lift and remove the metal camera bracket.

Passo 6  ¶ 

With the help of a spudger, lift and release the tab on the blue flex cable socket. With the help of a spudger, lift and release the tab on the blue flex cable socket.

Passo 6  ¶ 

  • With the help of a spudger, lift and release the tab on the blue flex cable socket.

Passo 7  ¶ 

Using tweezers, gently pull the blue power flex cable out of the socket; rest it out of the way. Using tweezers, gently pull the blue power flex cable out of the socket; rest it out of the way.

Passo 7  ¶ 

  • Using tweezers, gently pull the blue power flex cable out of the socket; rest it out of the way.

Passo 8  ¶ 

Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two pink, 4.4mm screws securing the motherboard.

Passo 8  ¶ 

  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two pink, 4.4mm screws securing the motherboard.

Passo 9  ¶ 

Gently peel the rubber tab of the game port cover off the plastic casing pins. Remove the game port cover. Remove the game port cover.

Passo 9  ¶ 

  • Gently peel the rubber tab of the game port cover off the plastic casing pins.

  • Remove the game port cover.

Passo 10  ¶ 

Gently peel the rubber tab of the accessory port cover off the plastic casing pins. Remove the accessory port cover. Remove the accessory port cover.

Passo 10  ¶ 

  • Gently peel the rubber tab of the accessory port cover off the plastic casing pins.

  • Remove the accessory port cover.

Passo 11  ¶ 

Starting at the upper right hand corner, use a spudger to gently lift the motherboard out of the casing assembly. The motherboard is still attached to the casing by a connector on the back of the motherboard. Do not pull the motherboard all the way out, or you may damage the connector. The motherboard is still attached to the casing by a connector on the back of the motherboard. Do not pull the motherboard all the way out, or you may damage the connector.

Passo 11  ¶ 

  • Starting at the upper right hand corner, use a spudger to gently lift the motherboard out of the casing assembly.

  • The motherboard is still attached to the casing by a connector on the back of the motherboard. Do not pull the motherboard all the way out, or you may damage the connector.

Passo 12  ¶ 

Lift the motherboard out and identify the OLED connector still attaching the motherboard to the casing. Holding the Vita on its side, use a spudger to gently pry off the OLED connector from the motherboard. Be sure to hold the motherboard while you release the connector as this will free the motherboard. If you are not holding the motherboard, it will fall.

Passo 12  ¶ 

  • Lift the motherboard out and identify the OLED connector still attaching the motherboard to the casing.

  • Holding the Vita on its side, use a spudger to gently pry off the OLED connector from the motherboard.

  • Be sure to hold the motherboard while you release the connector as this will free the motherboard. If you are not holding the motherboard, it will fall.

Passo 13  ¶ 

Completely separate the motherboard from the case. Remove the case.

Passo 13  ¶ 

  • Completely separate the motherboard from the case. Remove the case.

Passo 14  ¶ 

Starting at the right side, gently lift and remove the black casing that once held the camera. Starting at the right side, gently lift and remove the black casing that once held the camera. Starting at the right side, gently lift and remove the black casing that once held the camera.

Passo 14  ¶ 

  • Starting at the right side, gently lift and remove the black casing that once held the camera.

Passo 15  ¶ 

Using a spudger, release the tab on the ZIF connector located above the two screw posts where the wireless card once was. Using a spudger, release the tab on the ZIF connector located above the two screw posts where the wireless card once was.

Passo 15  ¶ 

  • Using a spudger, release the tab on the ZIF connector located above the two screw posts where the wireless card once was.

Passo 16  ¶ 

Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it. Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it. Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it.

Passo 16  ¶ 

  • Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it.

Passo 17  ¶ 

Release the tab on the large ZIF connector on the right side of the motherboard by lifting the tab with a spudger. Release the tab on the large ZIF connector on the right side of the motherboard by lifting the tab with a spudger.

Passo 17  ¶ 

  • Release the tab on the large ZIF connector on the right side of the motherboard by lifting the tab with a spudger.

Passo 18  ¶ 

Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it. Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it.

Passo 18  ¶ 

  • Gently pull the flex cable out of the ZIF connector, and remove it.

Passo 19  ¶ 

Using a spudger, release the small ZIF connector on the right side of the motherboard. Using a spudger, release the small ZIF connector on the right side of the motherboard.

Passo 19  ¶ 

  • Using a spudger, release the small ZIF connector on the right side of the motherboard.

Passo 20  ¶ 

Gently pull the flex cable out of the small ZIF connector, and remove it. Gently pull the flex cable out of the small ZIF connector, and remove it. Gently pull the flex cable out of the small ZIF connector, and remove it.

Passo 20  ¶ 

  • Gently pull the flex cable out of the small ZIF connector, and remove it.

Passo 21  ¶ 

Flip the motherboard over. With the help of a spudger, pry up and release the tab of the rear camera flex cable connector.

Passo 21  ¶ 

  • Flip the motherboard over.

  • With the help of a spudger, pry up and release the tab of the rear camera flex cable connector.

Passo 22  ¶ 

Gently pull the rear camera out of the connector and remove it. Gently pull the rear camera out of the connector and remove it. Gently pull the rear camera out of the connector and remove it.

Passo 22  ¶ 

  • Gently pull the rear camera out of the connector and remove it.

Passo 23  ¶ 

The motherboard remains.

Passo 23  ¶ 

  • The motherboard remains.