Open the side panel, housing the battery compartment, by pressing the center button down and twisting the dial. Open the side panel, housing the battery compartment, by pressing the center button down and twisting the dial. Open the side panel, housing the battery compartment, by pressing the center button down and twisting the dial.
  • Open the side panel, housing the battery compartment, by pressing the center button down and twisting the dial.

Release the battery from its secured position by pulling the orange tab back. The battery can then be removed from its compartment.
  • Release the battery from its secured position by pulling the orange tab back. The battery can then be removed from its compartment.

Locate and remove the screws (2mm, 5 each) on the bottom of the camera,  using PH000 Phillip hex head bit.
  • Locate and remove the screws (2mm, 5 each) on the bottom of the camera, using PH000 Phillip hex head bit.

Located  and remove the screws (2mm, 2 each) from the top of the camera,  using H1.3 hex head bit.
  • Located and remove the screws (2mm, 2 each) from the top of the camera, using H1.3 hex head bit.

Locate  and remove the screws (2mm, 2 each) on the side of the camera, using H1.3 hex head bit.
  • Locate and remove the screws (2mm, 2 each) on the side of the camera, using H1.3 hex head bit.

Using a plastic opening tool, gently start to pry the button case, located at the top of the camera, so it unclips.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently start to pry the button case, located at the top of the camera, so it unclips.

Continue to the side of the camera to gently pry the side area of the case apart.
  • Continue to the side of the camera to gently pry the side area of the case apart.

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Continue to the bottom of the camera and gently pry the case apart.
  • Continue to the bottom of the camera and gently pry the case apart.

It is now safe to remove the yellow front panel. While using your plastic opening tool, gently pry the front panel away from the camera. Once the front is removed, the yellow back panel can be taken off with just your hands.
  • It is now safe to remove the yellow front panel. While using your plastic opening tool, gently pry the front panel away from the camera.

  • Once the front is removed, the yellow back panel can be taken off with just your hands.

On the front of the camera, using the H1.3 hex head bit, remove the four screws shown.
  • On the front of the camera, using the H1.3 hex head bit, remove the four screws shown.

Continue to the back of the camera, using the H1.3 hex head bit, and remove the screw shown.
  • Continue to the back of the camera, using the H1.3 hex head bit, and remove the screw shown.

Open the side of the camera, where the battery is housed.
  • Open the side of the camera, where the battery is housed.

  • Using your plastic tool, carefully pry the two clips shown to separate the case.

Unclip the front interior panel from the top, bottom and side of the camera. Unclip the front interior panel from the top, bottom and side of the camera. Unclip the front interior panel from the top, bottom and side of the camera.
  • Unclip the front interior panel from the top, bottom and side of the camera.

Gently open the camera, taking care of the major data lines connecting the motherboard to the LCD screen.
  • Gently open the camera, taking care of the major data lines connecting the motherboard to the LCD screen.

Carefully remove the black sticker covering the motherboard as shown, once the camera is exposed. Carefully remove the black sticker covering the motherboard as shown, once the camera is exposed.
  • Carefully remove the black sticker covering the motherboard as shown, once the camera is exposed.

Using PH000 Phillips head bit, remove the screws shown.
  • Using PH000 Phillips head bit, remove the screws shown.

Using a plastic opening tool, carefully remove the housing to the left of the motherboard.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully remove the housing to the left of the motherboard.

Peel back the sticker on the side of the motherboard and remove the screws using a PH000 Phillips head bit.
  • Peel back the sticker on the side of the motherboard and remove the screws using a PH000 Phillips head bit.

Remove the screws using a PH000 Phillips head bit. Unclip the two data ports indicated by the arrows.
  • Remove the screws using a PH000 Phillips head bit.

  • Unclip the two data ports indicated by the arrows.

  • Once the data lines are unclipped, gently pry the motherboard to expose the speaker.

Carefully pry the metal casing holding the speaker in place.
  • Carefully pry the metal casing holding the speaker in place.

  • Now, remove the speaker from the case.

To remove the speaker, desolder its connection. For instructions on desoldering, see the following guide: How To Solder and Desolder Connections
Conclusion

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

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