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"Stubborn UMD Door. " By, Rhino
Installing a new UMD Door
is not as easy as it sounds. Here we are going to go over a couple ways how you
can properly replace your UMD door cover. Unfortunately we can not install
the UMD door without opening the system since there are 2 screws holding the UMD
door in place. Just for a reminder. That LLAMMA.com OR ANY ONE ELSE is not
responsible for what you do to your PSP. You also should note that opening your
unit will void any type of warranty you might have left.
You will need a small tip Phillips
small tip flat head screwdriver.
A UMD door.
Step 1 Opening your PSP
Unit For a complete detailed instruction on opening your PSP,
Step 2 Remove Button Bar
||Insert your small screwdriver tip
under the lip of the left side of the button bar and slide upwards until
the bar is disconnected from the metal LCD housing..
carefully unplug the button bars flex cable. By lifting the tab upwards
and sliding the cable out.
OR. You can keep the button bars
connected with the cable if your are careful to keep from tearing the
fragile flex cable
Step 3 LCD removal.
||Now here is the trickier part of
this little circus that you have to go through just to put in your UMD
You must take out the LCD or carefully prop it up. I recommend taking
the lcd out to keep it from scratching or breaking. However, the flex
cable connectors are quite week and require extra care.
||On the left side of the LCD screen
there is a metal housing that is holding the LCD in place. You need to
unhook the left side of the LCD from this housing by sliding a small
flat screwdriver in between the LCD housing and the LCD mounting
||Slowly pull the other side out and
then tilt the LCD at a 90◦ bend so you have access to the flex cable
you are installing a new door and do not need to remove your old door you can
either remove LCD and store in
safe place or unscrew the 2 screws and carefully work around the LCD. If
you are removing the UMD door you must remove the LCD.
Step 4 remove the screws.
here is the simple part.
||Remove the two screws.
If you DO
NOT need to remove your old UMD door because it has
been broken off???.
skip ahead to installing.
Step 5 Removing the
||Start by removing the selected screws.
*Note the pink stars unscrew from behind the
||Gently pry the brace outwards between the Dpad
and the housing using your flathead driver.
||Now that the tabs are free from the Dpad, You can
press the latch to open the UMD door. This allows the UMD Latch to move
through the hole on the backside of the case
||Wiggle that guy free.
||Again take your flathead screwdriver and GENTLY
pry the hinge to the side and out. EXCESSIVE FORCE WILL BREAK THE HINGE.
||More wiggle time...
6. Seat your UMD door Properly.
||Start by sliding the Left corner in
first ( looking from the back).
Make sure that
your UMD Metal housing is properly connected to the inner UMD door.
Also make sure the spring is in its slide grove.
the other clip (right side) in and test to make sure your UMD door is
Finish up by screwing in the screws and
reassembling the PSP Unit. (reverse order)
||OH SO PURDY.
Psst... Your not supposed to have extra parts. But I wont
tell any one.