Introduction

The following step-by-step guide will show how the battery can be located and replaced.

Image 1/2: Make sure the device is turned off before starting. Image 2/2: Make sure the device is turned off before starting.
  • Placing the device on its back with the BRV-HD logo facing up, remove the eight 5mm hexagon 2.0 screws on the front panel.

  • Make sure the device is turned off before starting.

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  • Lift the front panel off of the speaker using a plastic opening tool.

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  • Placing the device with the back panel facing up, remove the eight 5mm hexagon 2.0 screws from the back panel.

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  • Lift the back panel off of the device with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Turning the device on its side, unscrew the four 15mm hexagon 2.0 screws on the charging port panel.

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  • Remove the outer rubber flap and the plastic side port panel.

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Image 1/2: Loosen the four 12mm Phillips screws in the four corners with a J1 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Loosen the two 8mm Phillips screws in the center with a J1 screwdriver.
  • Place the device on its front.

  • Loosen the four 12mm Phillips screws in the four corners with a J1 screwdriver.

  • Loosen the two 8mm Phillips screws in the center with a J1 screwdriver.

  • These screws are difficult to reach and will require a screwdriver extension piece.

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Image 1/1: There is adhesive binding the sleeve to the speaker and force will be required to remove the sleeve.
  • Pull off the rubber sleeve surrounding the speaker using your hands.

  • There is adhesive binding the sleeve to the speaker and force will be required to remove the sleeve.

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Image 1/1: Loose screws that you were unable to remove with the screwdriver will be removed when you lift off the black covering.
  • Lift the black covering off of the speaker using both hands.

  • Loose screws that you were unable to remove with the screwdriver will be removed when you lift off the black covering.

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Image 1/1: Move any wires aside to have better access to the screws securing the battery.
  • Remove the four 12mm Phillips screws securing the two battery brackets with a J1 screwdriver.

  • Move any wires aside to have better access to the screws securing the battery.

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  • Remove the two brackets that hold down the battery using your hands.

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Image 1/2: Remove the battery using your hands. Image 2/2: The wires connecting the battery to the motherboard are still plugged in. Avoid pulling on the battery or these wires may break.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the battery.

  • Remove the battery using your hands.

  • The wires connecting the battery to the motherboard are still plugged in. Avoid pulling on the battery or these wires may break.

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Image 1/1: There is green glue on the wire ports preventing the wires from falling out. Peel and remove this glue as necessary.
  • Disconnect the wire attaching the battery to the motherboard.

  • There is green glue on the wire ports preventing the wires from falling out. Peel and remove this glue as necessary.

  • Be careful when pulling out the wires from their ports. The metal stems attached to the ports can break. A spudger or tweezers may help.

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Conclusion

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

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