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PSP 300xc UMD Brace Replacement

Replacing the UMD brace in a PSP 300xc

Has the metal brace in your UMD drive broken? Follow this guide to replace it!

Sections

Étape 1 UMD Brace  ¶ 

Using the flat edge of a spudger, pry the power board away from the PSP 300xc.

Étape 1 UMD Brace  ¶ 

  • Using the flat edge of a spudger, pry the power board away from the PSP 300xc.

Étape 2  ¶ 

Lift the right silver rim up and off the PSP 300xc.

Étape 2  ¶ 

  • Lift the right silver rim up and off the PSP 300xc.

Étape 3  ¶ 

Using the pointed end of a spudger, pull the UMD door spring to the left, and remove it from the PSP.

Étape 3  ¶ 

  • Using the pointed end of a spudger, pull the UMD door spring to the left, and remove it from the PSP.

Étape 4  ¶ 

Use your fingernail or the edge of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the UMD drive ribbon socket. Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself Use your fingernail or tip of a spudger to push both sides of the black retaining flap on the UMD laser ribbon socket to the right.

Étape 4  ¶ 

  • Use your fingernail or the edge of a spudger to flip up the retaining flap on the UMD drive ribbon socket.

  • Be sure you are prying up on the retaining flap, not the socket itself

  • Use your fingernail or tip of a spudger to push both sides of the black retaining flap on the UMD laser ribbon socket to the right.

  • Use a spudger to gently pull both ribbon cables straight out of their sockets.

Étape 5  ¶ 

Flip the PSP 300xc over and open the UMD door. Using a pair of tweezers, grab the small rubber square between the metal UMD brace and case, and lift it out of the PSP 300xc.

Étape 5  ¶ 

  • Flip the PSP 300xc over and open the UMD door.

  • Using a pair of tweezers, grab the small rubber square between the metal UMD brace and case, and lift it out of the PSP 300xc.

  • Repeat for the rubber square on the other side of the UMD door.

Étape 6  ¶ 

Slide the UMD brace toward the top of the UMD door until the brace disconnects from the door.  Remove the brace. Slide the UMD brace toward the top of the UMD door until the brace disconnects from the door.  Remove the brace. Slide the UMD brace toward the top of the UMD door until the brace disconnects from the door.  Remove the brace.

Étape 6  ¶ 

  • Slide the UMD brace toward the top of the UMD door until the brace disconnects from the door. Remove the brace.