Introduction

This guide will help your install a new driver.

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  • Remove the ear pads by peeling them away from the grill.

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  • Remove all four 1cm screws on the inside of the headphone using a #1 Phillips head.

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Image 1/1: Remove the speaker carefully so you do not rip the wires out.
  • Remove the speaker from the grill by pulling it out.

  • Remove the speaker carefully so you do not rip the wires out.

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  • With a #0 phillips head, unscrew the three, 1 cm screws which are holding the driver (red wafer) in its bracket.

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  • Pull the driver out of its bracket.

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Image 1/2: The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again. Image 2/2: The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again.
  • Remove the two wires, red and yellow, by de-soldering them from the driver using a soldering iron and desoldering wick. Reference How To Solder and Desolder Connections.

  • The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again.

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Image 1/2: Using the copper as a reference, re-solder the yellow wire to the top left solder joint and the red to the bottom left solder joint. Image 2/2: The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again.
  • Connect the existing wires to the new driver by re-soldering the wires using the soldering iron.

  • Using the copper as a reference, re-solder the yellow wire to the top left solder joint and the red to the bottom left solder joint.

  • The areas where you solder will be hot so wait until the solder joints are cool before handling the wires again.

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Conclusion

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

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where can i buy a replacement driver?

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You can order parts directly from PARTS@ATUS.COM

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