Introduction

Some soldering will be required in order to complete the speaker replacement.

Flip your amp over to begin removing the  plastic cover. Flip your amp over to begin removing the  plastic cover.
  • Flip your amp over to begin removing the plastic cover.

Remove the battery cover and take the battery out. Unless you want a quick pick-me-up, in which case feel free to leave it in and get shocked.
  • Remove the battery cover and take the battery out.

  • Unless you want a quick pick-me-up, in which case feel free to leave it in and get shocked.

Unscrew the four corner screws using a phillips #0 screw driver to remove the back cover. While the screws are recessed deep into the cover and difficult to see,  2-4 turns will easily release them.
  • Unscrew the four corner screws using a phillips #0 screw driver to remove the back cover.

  • While the screws are recessed deep into the cover and difficult to see, 2-4 turns will easily release them.

Remove the back cover by carefully pushing the battery connector through the hole in the cover. Remove the back cover by carefully pushing the battery connector through the hole in the cover. Remove the back cover by carefully pushing the battery connector through the hole in the cover.
  • Remove the back cover by carefully pushing the battery connector through the hole in the cover.

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With the phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the two white plastic clips that hold the speaker in place. With the phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the two white plastic clips that hold the speaker in place. With the phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the two white plastic clips that hold the speaker in place.
  • With the phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the two white plastic clips that hold the speaker in place.

Use flush wire cutters to remove black and red wires from the old speaker. Note: The black wire has already been removed in this example image.
  • Use flush wire cutters to remove black and red wires from the old speaker.

  • Note: The black wire has already been removed in this example image.

Connect the new speaker by soldering the black and red wires to the negative and positive connections respectively Connect the new speaker by soldering the black and red wires to the negative and positive connections respectively Connect the new speaker by soldering the black and red wires to the negative and positive connections respectively
  • Connect the new speaker by soldering the black and red wires to the negative and positive connections respectively

Connect the battery and turn the power on to test proper connection of the new speaker.
  • Connect the battery and turn the power on to test proper connection of the new speaker.

  • Some static is fine, this is the natural sound of the amp.

  • Careful not to touch any of the metal components inside while temporarily testing the connection.

Reverse steps 1-5 to complete repair.
  • Reverse steps 1-5 to complete repair.

  • Connect the amp to your favorite instrument and test out the new sound!

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