Introduction

This is a guide to replace the microphone in the device. Make sure to follow all the steps correctly and handle with care.

  1. Using a J00 Phillips-head screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the device.
    • Using a J00 Phillips-head screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the device.

    • Screws are 5mm x 1mm in size.

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  2. Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the white back-plate of the device.
    • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the white back-plate of the device.

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    • Using a +00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the screws securing the motherboard to the device housing.

    • Screws are 4mm x 1mm in size.

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    • Desolder the two black and red wires connected to the motherboard.

    • Unclip and remove the ribbon cables attached to the motherboard.

    • For soldering help, use the How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide.

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    • Carefully lift and remove the motherboard from the device housing.

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    • Flip the motherboard over to bring the underside into view.

    • Find and desolder the microphone near the bottom of the motherboard and remove it.

    • Solder the new microphone in its place.

    • For soldering help, check out the How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide.

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Conclusion

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

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