Introduction

The internal speaker is located inside the device and it is attached to the bottom cover. Perform the guide on a flat non-conductive surface to avoid electrical shock and damage to your device.

Some steps in this guide require soldering. For information on how to solder, see the soldering guide.

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  • Turn the power switch, the leftmost knob, counterclockwise to off.

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  • Turn the device around and firmly pull the power cable plug to remove it from the radio.

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  • Unscrew the securing cap counterclockwise from the antenna connector.

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  • Gently pull the antenna cable to remove it from the back of the radio.

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  • Unscrew the cap counterclockwise on the microphone plug to disconnect the cable.

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  • Gently unplug the microphone plug.

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  • Unscrew the top four 6.0mm Phillips head screws counterclockwise on the left and right side of the device using a #1 Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Gently life and remove the top cover.

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Image 1/3: Carefully flip the radio over. Image 2/3: Carefully flip the radio over. Image 3/3: Carefully flip the radio over.
  • Gently set down on a hard, flat, non-conductive surface to minimize risk of shock or breaking your radio.

  • Carefully flip the radio over.

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  • Unscrew the four 6.0mm Phillips head screws counterclockwise on the left and right side of the device that connect the remaining cover, using a #1 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift and remove the case cover. Image 2/3: Gently lift and remove the case cover. Image 3/3: Gently lift and remove the case cover.
  • Watch out for the wires connected to the speaker. These short wires will not allow you to move the cover very far.

  • Gently lift and remove the case cover.

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Image 1/3: During reassembly you will need to [[Topic:Soldering|resolder]] the components back together. Image 2/3: During reassembly you will need to [[Topic:Soldering|resolder]] the components back together. Image 3/3: During reassembly you will need to [[Topic:Soldering|resolder]] the components back together.
  • De-solder the red wire that is connected to the internal speaker, with a soldering iron and the desoldering wick.

  • During reassembly you will need to resolder the components back together.

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Image 1/2: Remove the red wire and make sure it is out of the way. Image 2/2: Remove the red wire and make sure it is out of the way.
  • The wire may still be hot, so let it sit for 30 seconds before continuing.

  • Remove the red wire and make sure it is out of the way.

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Image 1/2: During reassembly you will need to [[Topic:Soldering|resolder]] the components back together. Image 2/2: During reassembly you will need to [[Topic:Soldering|resolder]] the components back together.
  • De-solder the white wire that is connected to the internal speaker, with a soldering iron and the desoldering wick.

  • During reassembly you will need to resolder the components back together.

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Image 1/1: Pull the white wire out and set it aside.
  • The wire may still be hot, so let it sit for 30 seconds before continuing.

  • Pull the white wire out and set it aside.

  • The cover with the internal speaker should be completely separate from the device at this point.

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Image 1/3: The main body should be set aside on a non-static and flat surface. The cover with the internal speaker should now be by itself. Image 2/3: The main body should be set aside on a non-static and flat surface. The cover with the internal speaker should now be by itself. Image 3/3: The main body should be set aside on a non-static and flat surface. The cover with the internal speaker should now be by itself.
  • Gently flip the cover over.

  • The main body should be set aside on a non-static and flat surface. The cover with the internal speaker should now be by itself.

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Image 1/1: When removing the four screws, the speaker may detach before you flip over the cover.
  • Unscrew the four 6.0 mm screws counterclockwise that surround the grate with a #1 Phillips Screwdriver.

  • When removing the four screws, the speaker may detach before you flip over the cover.

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Image 1/2: The nuts should remain attached to the speaker by lock-tight glue, however some might fall off. Image 2/2: The nuts should remain attached to the speaker by lock-tight glue, however some might fall off.
  • Flip the cover over and remove the speaker from the cover.

  • The nuts should remain attached to the speaker by lock-tight glue, however some might fall off.

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Conclusion

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

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