Introduction

The speakers could have been broken by playing audio files that have been altered to excessive volume levels, or maybe they got wet and broke apart. This guide explains how to change them out.

Remove these two 3mm screws using a PH00 Screwdriver
  • Remove these two 3mm screws using a PH00 Screwdriver

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Use the blue plastic opening tool to gently pry the back case off
  • Use the blue plastic opening tool to gently pry the back case off

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Use a plastic opening tool to remove the speakers from the case.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the speakers from the case.

  • Desolder the wires from the motherboard.

    • Be sure to note which wire, red or black, corresponds to which connection on the motherboard.

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Solder the wires of the new speaker to the motherboard as shown in the image.
  • Solder the wires of the new speaker to the motherboard as shown in the image.

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Glue the speakers flat against their respective sound output panels with the silver sides facing out/towards the interior of the tablet.
  • Glue the speakers flat against their respective sound output panels with the silver sides facing out/towards the interior of the tablet.

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Conclusion

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

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