Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the six screw covers from the bottom of the device.
  • Remove the six screw covers from the bottom of the device.

Starting from the screw covers, remove the front and back casing of the device.
  • Starting from the screw covers, remove the front and back casing of the device.

Carefully pull off the casing covering the ends.
  • Carefully pull off the casing covering the ends.

Slowly remove the casing from the top of the device.
  • Slowly remove the casing from the top of the device.

Unscrew the five 11.5mm Phillips screws from the bottom plate.
  • Unscrew the five 11.5mm Phillips screws from the bottom plate.

Carefully pull apart the bottom and top plates, using the blue plastic opening tool.
  • Carefully pull apart the bottom and top plates, using the blue plastic opening tool.

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Once the plates are separated, slowly pull the bottom plate away from the top plate.
  • Once the plates are separated, slowly pull the bottom plate away from the top plate.

  • There are wires connected to both plates, so be cautious while doing this step.

Use the metal spudger  to bend the three bendable clamps on the ends of the speaker cover.
  • Use the metal spudger to bend the three bendable clamps on the ends of the speaker cover.

  • Beware, the bending process requires patience and extra time.

Next, use the metal spudger  to bend the four bendable clamps on the bottom of the speaker cover.
  • Next, use the metal spudger to bend the four bendable clamps on the bottom of the speaker cover.

  • This step also requires some time and patience.

Finally, bend the speaker cover upward and it will slide out. Finally, bend the speaker cover upward and it will slide out.
  • Finally, bend the speaker cover upward and it will slide out.

With some force, push the motherboard straight in toward the center of the device.
  • With some force, push the motherboard straight in toward the center of the device.

Pull the motherboard straight out of the device.
  • Pull the motherboard straight out of the device.

  • There is some adhesive on the motherboard that holds it in place. This makes the motherboard fit in the groove rather tight.

Unplug the speaker's connector from the motherboard.
  • Unplug the speaker's connector from the motherboard.

Unscrew the eight screws holding the speakers in place.
  • Unscrew the eight screws holding the speakers in place.

Desolder the the wires connected to the back side of both speakers.
  • Desolder the the wires connected to the back side of both speakers.

Carefully push the speakers out one at a time.
  • Carefully push the speakers out one at a time.

Conclusion

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

David Rice

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