Re: [NTLK] No sound on MP2kU. As if on mute.

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Thu Dec 09 2004 - 06:44:35 PST

Jake Bordens wrote:
> Ok, so I think I'm convinced that its a loose connection inside the
> device. A gentle squeeze around the case near the speaker causes audio
> to come back.
> I hope its a connnector, and not a cracked board. My newt's old, but
> never dropped or abused... Has anyone experienced a problem like this
> and is it a simple fix? Perhaps someone who's taken their device apart
> can give me some troubleshooting advice?

The speaker is connected to the main logic board with a connector, yes.
Simply removing the back cover will allow you to inspect the connector and
wires. The connector is marked J4 on the MLB.

Check out Frank's disassembly instructions here:

You won't have to do a full disassembly, just remove the back cover.

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