Introduction

This guide will show you how to remove and replace the battery pack.

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  • Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws."

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Image 1/2: It should be relatively easy to pull apart. Don't be afraid to apply a necessary force. Image 2/2: It should be relatively easy to pull apart. Don't be afraid to apply a necessary force.
  • Gently remove the outer shell.

  • It should be relatively easy to pull apart. Don't be afraid to apply a necessary force.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew all 12mm T Head screws using a T10 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Unscrew all  6mm T Head screws using a T10 screwdriver.
  • Pull out the device from the external case.

  • Unscrew all 12mm T Head screws using a T10 screwdriver.

  • Unscrew all 6mm T Head screws using a T10 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Use plastic opening tool to pry off the back plate. Image 2/3: Work on the side with the Fugoo trademark. Image 3/3: Work on the side with the Fugoo trademark.
  • Gently remove the side plates by using your hands to pull off.

    • Use plastic opening tool to pry off the back plate.

    • Work on the side with the Fugoo trademark.

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Image 1/1: Separate at a slow constant force to avoid damage to the speaker cables.
  • Pull apart the front casing from the back casing, slowly. Try to avoid any tension on any of the connected cables.

  • Separate at a slow constant force to avoid damage to the speaker cables.

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  • Carefully untangle the wires that are connected from the speaker to the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: Do not pull the cables by the cord, as this could cause damage to the cables and/or motherboard. Always disconnect the cables from the base by the motherboard using an iFixit opening tool Image 2/2: Do not pull the cables by the cord, as this could cause damage to the cables and/or motherboard. Always disconnect the cables from the base by the motherboard using an iFixit opening tool
  • Use tweezers to remove two ribbon wires on left and right side of motherboard.

  • Do not pull the cables by the cord, as this could cause damage to the cables and/or motherboard. Always disconnect the cables from the base by the motherboard using an iFixit opening tool

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Image 1/2: Unplug the ribbon gently using a tweezer. Image 2/2: There is a hidden ribbon on the motherboard, which becomes visible when the motherboard is been pulled out.
  • Pull out the motherboard halfway.

  • Unplug the ribbon gently using a tweezer.

  • There is a hidden ribbon on the motherboard, which becomes visible when the motherboard is been pulled out.

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Image 1/2: Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws." Image 2/2: Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws."
  • Remove the motherboard and battery from the device.

  • Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws."

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Image 1/2: Once that is completed, replace the battery with a new, functional one. Image 2/2: Once that is completed, replace the battery with a new, functional one.
  • While holding the motherboard with one hand, remove the battery.

  • Once that is completed, replace the battery with a new, functional one.

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Conclusion

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

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What kind of battery is it? Which brands would be preferred? Where can I buy these batteries?

It's a good guide, but these questions remain.

Rob Robertson - Reply

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