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Introduction

This guide will aid you in the replacement of your HP 7 1800 speaker. It requires beginning soldering skills.

  1. Carefully insert a Spudger into one of the corners of the tablet. Slide the Spudger along the edge popping the tabs out along the way.
    • Carefully insert a Spudger into one of the corners of the tablet.

    • Slide the Spudger along the edge popping the tabs out along the way.

    • Be careful not to break the tabs.

  2. Slide the Spudger under the battery to lift it off the adhesive. Gently pull the cable connection from the motherboard using tweezers. Gently pull the cable connection from the motherboard using tweezers.
    • Slide the Spudger under the battery to lift it off the adhesive.

    • Gently pull the cable connection from the motherboard using tweezers.

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  4. Desolder the two leads of the speaker wire that are connected to the motherboard.
    • Desolder the two leads of the speaker wire that are connected to the motherboard.

  5. Using tweezers, gently pull the speaker off of the metal plate.
    • Using tweezers, gently pull the speaker off of the metal plate.

    • The speaker is held onto the metal plate with light adhesive. It will require a little force to peel off.

Conclusion

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

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