Introduction

This guide provides step by step comprehensive method for the removal of the battery from the speaker. unfortunately the battery is soldered into the motherboard via wires, therefore this replacement guide will be a bit more difficult than a normal battery replacement guide.

Parts

No parts required.

Power off  the SoundBank Z3. Flip over the device.
  • Power off the SoundBank Z3.

  • Flip over the device.

  • Remove the silicon feet by peeling them up.

    • The feet can be reapplied without extra adhesive, but only if you are careful not to let the stick side touch anything.

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Remove the eight 11 mm Philips screws from the bottom of the device.
  • Remove the eight 11 mm Philips screws from the bottom of the device.

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Using a plastic opening tool, remove the bottom panel. Using a plastic opening tool, remove the bottom panel.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, remove the bottom panel.

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Remove the four 4.5 mm silver Phillips screws that secure the plastic panel covering the motherboard. Remove the plastic panel. Remove the plastic panel.
  • Remove the four 4.5 mm silver Phillips screws that secure the plastic panel covering the motherboard.

  • Remove the plastic panel.

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Remove the battery from the holder. when removing the batter for the first time, it may be difficult. I suggest using a thin sturdy tool, to get in between the batter and the speaker wall, this will let you wiggle the batter free from its surrounding.
  • Remove the battery from the holder. when removing the batter for the first time, it may be difficult.

    • I suggest using a thin sturdy tool, to get in between the batter and the speaker wall, this will let you wiggle the batter free from its surrounding.

    • You might find it easier to remove by hand

  • If the battery is punctured or leaking or bloated/puffy at all leave it alone, it may be hazardous to handle and instead should be properly disposed of

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the foam is just pressure fit into the slot and can be removed by hand Remove the foam around the wires. this can be done by unraveling  the foam.
  • the foam is just pressure fit into the slot and can be removed by hand

  • Remove the foam around the wires. this can be done by unraveling the foam.

  • The foam can be re-wrapped, as with the feet from earlier care must be taken if you wish to reapply it.

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These are the leads that must be removed to separate the battery from the mother board.
  • These are the leads that must be removed to separate the battery from the mother board.

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Conclusion

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

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