Introduction

Speakers do not last forever. This guide will demonstrate how to remove and replace the speakers on the device.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the four 19mm Phillips #2 screws from the base of the device. Remove the four 19mm Phillips #2 screws from the base of the device.
  • Remove the four 19mm Phillips #2 screws from the base of the device.

Turn the device over, holding the base on with your thumbs. Hold the device tightly to prevent the base from falling off. Hold the device tightly to prevent the base from falling off.
  • Turn the device over, holding the base on with your thumbs.

  • Hold the device tightly to prevent the base from falling off.

Gently lift the top off of the device. Lift in the direction shown to avoid damaging the wires connecting the top and base of the device. Lift in the direction shown to avoid damaging the wires connecting the top and base of the device.
  • Gently lift the top off of the device.

  • Lift in the direction shown to avoid damaging the wires connecting the top and base of the device.

Pinch and unplug the white connector from the device. Pinch and unplug the white connector from the device. Pinch and unplug the white connector from the device.
  • Pinch and unplug the white connector from the device.

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Gently pinch and pull on the white ribbon cable to disconnect it from the base. Gently pinch and pull on the white ribbon cable to disconnect it from the base. Gently pinch and pull on the white ribbon cable to disconnect it from the base.
  • Gently pinch and pull on the white ribbon cable to disconnect it from the base.

The base should now be completely detached from the device.
  • The base should now be completely detached from the device.

Wedge the spudger between the top and front panel on the right side of the device. Push down on the spudger, lifting the front panel away from the top panel until it pops out of the right side. Repeat for the left side of the device.
  • Wedge the spudger between the top and front panel on the right side of the device.

  • Push down on the spudger, lifting the front panel away from the top panel until it pops out of the right side.

  • Repeat for the left side of the device.

  • Too much pressure may break the panel, but it should flex slightly before it pops out.

Once the panel is released on the left side, wedge the spudger between the top panel and front grill of the device as shown. Apply pressure and move the spudger upward until the front grill pops out. Repeat for the right side of the device.
  • Once the panel is released on the left side, wedge the spudger between the top panel and front grill of the device as shown.

  • Apply pressure and move the spudger upward until the front grill pops out.

  • Repeat for the right side of the device.

Lift the front grill away from the device.
  • Lift the front grill away from the device.

Remove a total of eight 15mm Phillips #2 screws surrounding each speaker. Remove a total of eight 15mm Phillips #2 screws surrounding each speaker. Remove a total of eight 15mm Phillips #2 screws surrounding each speaker.
  • Remove a total of eight 15mm Phillips #2 screws surrounding each speaker.

Gently pull each speaker out of the device. Gently pull each speaker out of the device. Gently pull each speaker out of the device.
  • Gently pull each speaker out of the device.

Pull the wire connected to the speakers out of the device. You already disconnected this wire from the inside of the device earlier. You already disconnected this wire from the inside of the device earlier.
  • Pull the wire connected to the speakers out of the device.

  • You already disconnected this wire from the inside of the device earlier.

Conclusion

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

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