If there is a problem with the device's supply of power, the battery may need to be replaced.


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Remove the five exposed 7.9 mm phillips screws with the spudger.
  • Remove the five exposed 7.9 mm phillips screws with the spudger.

  • Punch through the warranty sticker with the spudger and remove the screw underneath.

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Remove the rubber feet with the screwdriver.
  • Remove the rubber feet with the screwdriver.

  • Remove the screws that the rubber feet were covering.

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  • Lift up the cover gently.

  • The tray is still connected to the base with wires.

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  • Remove the wires with tweezers by gently pulling on the base they are attached to.

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  • Identify the battery with the 2 blue stickers.

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  • Remove the white and red wires from the battery by pulling on the base with tweezers.

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  • Remove the battery from the case.

  • It will still be held down at the bottom with a piece of tape, so you may need to pull up with force.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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The one thing missing here is the new battery, which from Sony costs more than a new player! The closest fit to the size and capacity that I could find came from product number PL-544792-1C


Size: 5.4mm x 47mm x 95mm

with minimum 2500 mAh

I paid $8.50 each plus shipping for a total of about $23.

Carefully pull the coverings off the original pack and remove the tape over the connections. The wires to the tabs should come off with enough heating from a soldering iron. Those wires can then be soldered to the tabs of the new cells. Then cover up the connections with electrical tape and wrap the covering around the new cells. It fit back in the case perfectly, and works great. I'm just passably handy with a soldering iron, so it took me a good 60-90 minutes to carefully take the battery pack apart, resolder, and reassemble.

ted - Contestar

Can I just remove the battery permanently?

Carlo Velasco - Contestar

Yes Carlo, you can remove the battery and the unit will work plugged in.

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