Casio CTK-501 Speaker Replacement

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This guide will help you to remove and reinstall a broken or faulty speaker in your Casio CTK-501 keyboard.

  • Author: Jimmy Winne
  • Time estimate: 15 - 20 minutes
  • Difficulty: Difficult
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Relevant Parts

Edit Step 1 Bottom Panel  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Bottom Panel  ¶ 

  • Flip the keyboard upside down so the bottom is angled towards you.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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  • Use a #2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the twenty-seven 12 mm screws from the dark gray bottom panel.

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  • Remove the bottom panel by lifting the bottom panel up and outward from yourself.

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Image 1/2: Flip the top half of the keyboard and set onto the bottom half with the internal parts facing up.

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  • Flip the entire keyboard so the keys face up, and be careful not to let the bottom drop.

  • Flip the top half of the keyboard and set onto the bottom half with the internal parts facing up.

Edit Step 5 Speaker  ¶ 

Image 1/1: Completely unscrew and remove all four screws in the corners of the speaker.

Edit Step 5 Speaker  ¶ 

  • Plug in the soldering iron and place somewhere safe to avoid burning yourself or causing a fire.

  • Completely unscrew and remove all four screws in the corners of the speaker.

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  • Pull the speaker out of the keyboard and set on a flat surface to solder safely.

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Image 1/1: Touch soldering iron to solder over the end of the wires, and when the solder melts, pull the wires away from the speaker.

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  • Be careful when removing the wires and avoid dripping solder on yourself or the keyboard.

  • Touch soldering iron to solder over the end of the wires, and when the solder melts, pull the wires away from the speaker.

  • Remove the speaker and replace with a new one.

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Image 1/1: Use the soldering iron to melt the solder over the wire to connect them to the speaker.

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  • Strip the wires if you need more clean metal to solder to the speaker.

  • Use the soldering iron to melt the solder over the wire to connect them to the speaker.

Edit Step 9  ¶ 

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  • Completely screw in the screws back into the original positions on the corner of the speaker.

Conclusion

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

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