Introduction

This guide will attempt to teach the user to safely remove the speakers without damaging any of the internal components.

Begin by removing the top four rubber stoppers that are highlighted in the photo using a pair of tweezers. Begin by removing the top four rubber stoppers that are highlighted in the photo using a pair of tweezers.
  • Begin by removing the top four rubber stoppers that are highlighted in the photo using a pair of tweezers.

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Remove the top four 8.5mm screws that are highlighted in the photo using  a Phillips screwdriver. Remove the top four 8.5mm screws that are highlighted in the photo using  a Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the top four 8.5mm screws that are highlighted in the photo using a Phillips screwdriver.

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The speakers are located on the top facing side of the computer, next to where the screen connects to the base. Using a nylon spudger, carefully pry the top back panel off to reveal the speakers.
  • The speakers are located on the top facing side of the computer, next to where the screen connects to the base.

  • Using a nylon spudger, carefully pry the top back panel off to reveal the speakers.

  • While removing the top back panel, be careful not to break the four pin connector located underneath.

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Disconnect the four-pin connector and remove the top back panel from the computer. Disconnect the four-pin connector and remove the top back panel from the computer.
  • Disconnect the four-pin connector and remove the top back panel from the computer.

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Remove the two 2.8mm screws on the left speaker housing using a Phillips screwdriver. Be careful not to fully remove the speakers at this point as you may tear the four-pin connector. Be careful not to fully remove the speakers at this point as you may tear the four-pin connector.
  • Remove the two 2.8mm screws on the left speaker housing using a Phillips screwdriver.

  • Be careful not to fully remove the speakers at this point as you may tear the four-pin connector.

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Remove the two 2.8mm screws on the right speaker housing using a Phillips screwdriver. Be careful not to fully remove the speakers at this point as you may tear the four-pin connector. Be careful not to fully remove the speakers at this point as you may tear the four-pin connector.
  • Remove the two 2.8mm screws on the right speaker housing using a Phillips screwdriver.

  • Be careful not to fully remove the speakers at this point as you may tear the four-pin connector.

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Using the nylon spudger, pry back the four clips holding the speaker connection cable in place. Your are now clear to remove the speakers from the housing. Take extra care while using the spudger tool to pry back the clips. These clips are fragile and may snap if too much pressure is applied.
  • Using the nylon spudger, pry back the four clips holding the speaker connection cable in place.

  • Your are now clear to remove the speakers from the housing.

  • Take extra care while using the spudger tool to pry back the clips. These clips are fragile and may snap if too much pressure is applied.

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Conclusion

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

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