Introduction

Use this guide to replace the front speaker grille

Use a spudger or your fingers to pry off and remove the rubber pad on the bottom of the speaker. Use a spudger or your fingers to pry off and remove the rubber pad on the bottom of the speaker.
  • Use a spudger or your fingers to pry off and remove the rubber pad on the bottom of the speaker.

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Remove the five 10mm screws with a TR 10 screwdriver. Use a spudger to break the remaining adhesive holding the grille to the speaker body. Be sure you don't bend the grille; it is not free from the speaker yet.
  • Remove the five 10mm screws with a TR 10 screwdriver.

  • Use a spudger to break the remaining adhesive holding the grille to the speaker body.

  • Be sure you don't bend the grille; it is not free from the speaker yet.

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Flip speaker around and use a plastic opening tool to remove the top panel from the speaker.
  • Flip speaker around and use a plastic opening tool to remove the top panel from the speaker.

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Use a plastic opening tool to remove the foam and uncover four more screws. Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove the five 10mm screws on the top of the speaker. Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove the five 10mm screws on the top of the speaker.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the foam and uncover four more screws.

  • Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove the five 10mm screws on the top of the speaker.

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Carefully remove the top cover. Be careful not to tear or stress the cable that provides power to the power LED.
  • Carefully remove the top cover.

  • Be careful not to tear or stress the cable that provides power to the power LED.

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Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove two of the 10mm screws that secure the speaker grille. Do not attempt to remove the grille just yet.
  • Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove two of the 10mm screws that secure the speaker grille.

  • Do not attempt to remove the grille just yet.

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With the top panel removed, use a spudger to remove the display panel. The clips on the display panel are quite fragile. Pry up both edges of the display before attempting removal. Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove the four final 10mm screws securing the speaker grille.
  • With the top panel removed, use a spudger to remove the display panel.

  • The clips on the display panel are quite fragile. Pry up both edges of the display before attempting removal.

  • Use a TR 10 screwdriver to remove the four final 10mm screws securing the speaker grille.

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Remove the front speaker grille.
  • Remove the front speaker grille.

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Conclusion

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

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