Introduction

Is your speaker not working but still holding a charge? It's probably your motherboard. Follow this guide to replace it.

Image 1/1: Repeat for the three remaining corners.
  • Peel the rubber cover back from the corner of the speaker to reveal the screw.

  • Repeat for the three remaining corners.

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  • Use the J1 bit attached to the screwdriver to remove the four 10mm screws from the bottom of the speaker.

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Image 1/1: There are wires connecting the battery and cover to the rest of the speaker.  Be careful when removing the base cover.
  • Lift the bottom cover away from the rest of the speaker.

  • There are wires connecting the battery and cover to the rest of the speaker. Be careful when removing the base cover.

  • Using the tweezers, pull the wires from the speaker's internal chip.

  • Be careful not to damage the chip when you remove the wires.

  • It will likely require soldering to reassemble the speaker after this step.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry the battery from the metal base.

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  • Using tweezers, pull the wires from the metal base connection.

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  • Unscrew the four 10mm screws from the motherboard.

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  • Using tweezers, remove the blue/white and red/black wires from motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Remove bus wire from the speaker and lift out the motherboard. Image 2/2: Remove bus wire from the speaker and lift out the motherboard.
  • Gently re-position the motherboard so you can access the bus wire connected to the speaker.

  • Remove bus wire from the speaker and lift out the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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