Introduction

This is a step-by-step guide demonstrates how to remove the battery.

WARNING: This is a lithium battery which should be handled with care.

TIPS:

  • Be sure to check the screwdriver heads before performing this task; otherwise, screws may become damaged.
  • Use an ice cube tray or egg carton, place each screw in its own cup to organize the screws.
Image 1/3: With the H1.5 Head Screwdriver, unscrew the four screws. Image 2/3: '''All screws on this device can be stripped easily. '''Hold your screwdriver with the thumb on top and swivel with the opposite hand's thumb and index finger. Image 3/3: Using the J0 Philips Head Screwdriver, unscrew the four screws on the four corners of the bottom side.
  • Flip the Braven BRV-X upside down so you are facing the bottom side.

  • With the H1.5 Head Screwdriver, unscrew the four screws.

    • All screws on this device can be stripped easily. Hold your screwdriver with the thumb on top and swivel with the opposite hand's thumb and index finger.

  • Using the J0 Philips Head Screwdriver, unscrew the four screws on the four corners of the bottom side.

  • Gently remove the outer casing, which should reveal the inner shell.

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Image 1/2: You may also use a tech knife instead of a Jimmy. Image 2/2: WARNING: Once warranty seals are broken, you may no longer return the product.
  • With a Jimmy, cut the two warranty seals on either side.

    • You may also use a tech knife instead of a Jimmy.

    • WARNING: Once warranty seals are broken, you may no longer return the product.

  • Next, remove the 18 screws with a J00 Philips Head Screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: There is glue nearly all around the inner shell, so strength will be necessary. When both tools are inserted, you can slide out along the edges. Image 2/2: There is glue nearly all around the inner shell, so strength will be necessary. When both tools are inserted, you can slide out along the edges.
  • Using two plastic opening tools, slide under the cover and slowly lift.

    • There is glue nearly all around the inner shell, so strength will be necessary. When both tools are inserted, you can slide out along the edges.

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  • Remove the black foam squares from the red, yellow, and black wire on the top right side of the device.

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Image 1/3: Using the tech knife, carefully remove the glue that keeps the plug in place. Image 2/3: Using the tweezers, carefully disconnect the plug from the motherboard. Image 3/3: WARNING: Make sure the battery is drained of all power for safety reasons.
  • Now that the three wires are exposed, follow the wires to the white base that is plugged into the motherboard.

  • Using the tech knife, carefully remove the glue that keeps the plug in place.

  • Using the tweezers, carefully disconnect the plug from the motherboard.

    • WARNING: Make sure the battery is drained of all power for safety reasons.

    • There should still be a small white base attached to the motherboard, where the plug will eventually be plugged back in.

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Image 1/1: The screws near the speaker side of the device will be a tight squeeze to get to.
  • The battery's black shell is connected to the motherboard with four screws. Use the J00 Philips Head Screwdriver to remove the four screws.

    • The screws near the speaker side of the device will be a tight squeeze to get to.

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Image 1/1: Pull the battery pack straight out so you do not damage other wires or the motherboard.
  • Now, you should be able to lift the battery along with the black container up.

    • Pull the battery pack straight out so you do not damage other wires or the motherboard.

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  • Slide the blue battery out from the black container. Your battery is now removed from the device and is ready for replacement.

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Conclusion

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

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4 Comments

Thank you for the replacement steps - do you know where I could buy a replacement battery?

jmckeag7 - Reply

Anyone ever figure out what battery they needed?

Aaron Eisenbarth -

I also would love to know what battery is actually needed for this.

grenchpickle - Reply

The batteries are two 18650's in tandem. You can get these from batteries plus

nick - Reply

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