Introduction

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

Parts

No parts required.

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

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Image 1/3: Hold the device tightly to prevent the base from falling off. Image 2/3: Hold the device tightly to prevent the base from falling off. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Lift in the direction shown to avoid damaging the wires connecting the top and base of the device. Image 2/3: Lift in the direction shown to avoid damaging the wires connecting the top and base of the device. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • 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.

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

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Image 1/3: Push down on the spudger, lifting the front panel away from the top panel until it pops out of the right side. Image 2/3: Repeat for the left side of the device. Image 3/3: Too much pressure may break the panel, but it should flex slightly before it pops out.
  • 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.

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Image 1/3: Apply pressure and move the spudger upward until the front grill pops out. Image 2/3: Repeat for the right side of the device. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • Lift the front grill away from the device.

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

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  • Gently pull each speaker out of the device.

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Image 1/3: You already disconnected this wire from the inside of the device earlier. Image 2/3: You already disconnected this wire from the inside of the device earlier. Image 3/3: 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.

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Conclusion

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

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