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Introduction

Replacing the speakers is a difficult task. It will required you to disassemble both sides of the headphones and require soldering skills. You will need to have a soldering kit to do this replacement. Replacing the speakers can be difficult without prior mechanical experience, so make sure you give yourself the necessary time to complete this replacement.

  1. Carefully remove earmuff from headphones by getting a grip under the earmuff cushion and peeling up over the lip that keeps it in place.
    • Carefully remove earmuff from headphones by getting a grip under the earmuff cushion and peeling up over the lip that keeps it in place.

  2. Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the seven 6.4 mm screws holding the black speaker cover in place. If you are disassembling the lefthand earfmuff, there will be eight 6.4 mm screws to remove.
    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the seven 6.4 mm screws holding the black speaker cover in place.

    • If you are disassembling the lefthand earfmuff, there will be eight 6.4 mm screws to remove.

  3. Remove and set aside the black panel, taking care to keep the wires attached. The panel should lift up without much force. If the panel does not budge, carefully use the  iFixit plastic opening tool to dislodge the piece.
    • Remove and set aside the black panel, taking care to keep the wires attached.

    • The panel should lift up without much force. If the panel does not budge, carefully use the iFixit plastic opening tool to dislodge the piece.

  4. Desolder the wire that connects to the speaker.
    • Desolder the wire that connects to the speaker.

    • For steps on how to solder, see this helpful guide.

  5. Use a knife tool as a wedge to remove the speaker and glue in the new speaker. Use a knife tool as a wedge to remove the speaker and glue in the new speaker.
    • Use a knife tool as a wedge to remove the speaker and glue in the new speaker.

Conclusion

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

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5 Comments

Where can i find a new speaker ?

brunodehulster - Reply

The speaker listed in the parts, is not the correct speaker. I purchased them and they are NOT a fit.

ksmith - Reply

Whats the size of the speaker?

smack2k - Reply

The size of the speaker is 50 mm and about 10 mm in depth. I used this speaker in my own repair and it worked well.

noahoryan -

Can u show how to change “Charging Port”??

Jason HKB - Reply

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