Introduction

This guide will require the use of a heatgun in the general area of the battery that powers the device, so keep the setting on low and use heat resistant gloves.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove plastic outer housing using hands or a standard spudger.
  • Remove plastic outer housing using hands or a standard spudger.

  • Important! Note the three alignment pins on the inner part of the housing. When reassembling, take special care to line these up and insert the pins into the receivers on the chassis prior to snapping the edges into place.

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Carefully remove outer housing to expose the inner components of the speaker.
  • Carefully remove outer housing to expose the inner components of the speaker.

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Remove the silicone button cover to expose the power chip.
  • Remove the silicone button cover to expose the power chip.

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Heat the adhesive at the far end of the chip where the ribbon goes down into the device. Using the spudger, gently pry the chip off the board. Be careful not to melt the plastic edging during heating.
  • Heat the adhesive at the far end of the chip where the ribbon goes down into the device. Using the spudger, gently pry the chip off the board. Be careful not to melt the plastic edging during heating.

  • Heat gun safety: http://www.powertoolinstitute.com/pti_pd...

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Conclusion

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

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