Introduction

Following our troubleshooting page, you have diagnosed the problem to be a defective speaker.

First, be sure to power off the device. Carefully pry open the device.  Note the plastic tabs in the image that hold the device together.
  • First, be sure to power off the device.

  • Carefully pry open the device. Note the plastic tabs in the image that hold the device together.

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Locate the speaker in the bottom right hand side of the device.  Note the red and black wires attaching the speaker to the motherboard.
  • Locate the speaker in the bottom right hand side of the device. Note the red and black wires attaching the speaker to the motherboard.

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Carefully remove the soldered wires from the motherboard.  Note the positive and negative symbol where the red and black wires are soldered to on the motherboard.
  • Carefully remove the soldered wires from the motherboard. Note the positive and negative symbol where the red and black wires are soldered to on the motherboard.

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Carefully, solder the new speaker wires to the motherboard in the same fashion as the old speaker.  The red wire to the '+' symbol and the black wire to the '-' symbol.
  • Carefully, solder the new speaker wires to the motherboard in the same fashion as the old speaker. The red wire to the '+' symbol and the black wire to the '-' symbol.

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Once the solder points have cooled, position the speaker into the speaker housing on the back bezel as shown in the image.
  • Once the solder points have cooled, position the speaker into the speaker housing on the back bezel as shown in the image.

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Conclusion

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

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