Introduction

We are going to teach you to replace the speaker, which involves soldering.

Image 1/2: Turn the radio upside down. Image 2/2: On the places indicated by the red circles, 6 14.8mm Phillips #0  screws need to be removed using a Phillips 00 screwdriver.
  • Take the radio off the net (remove the power cable) and remove the batteries if necessary

  • Turn the radio upside down.

  • On the places indicated by the red circles, 6 14.8mm Phillips #0 screws need to be removed using a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Attention: there is one PCB in the upper part, and one in the bottom, which are still connected to each other Image 2/2: Attention: there is one PCB in the upper part, and one in the bottom, which are still connected to each other
  • The bottom can be removed. Attention: the bottom of the radio is still connected to the upper part because of two connections between the PCB’s.

  • Attention: there is one PCB in the upper part, and one in the bottom, which are still connected to each other

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Image 1/3: The 5 9.5mm Phillips #0  screws indicated by the red circles need to be removed using a Phillips 00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: One 7.4mm Phillips #02 screw indicated by the blue circle needs to be removed using a Phillips 02 screwdriver Image 3/3: One 7.4mm Phillips #02 screw indicated by the blue circle needs to be removed using a Phillips 02 screwdriver
  • Next the different screws indicated in the picture need to be removed.

  • The 5 9.5mm Phillips #0 screws indicated by the red circles need to be removed using a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

  • One 7.4mm Phillips #02 screw indicated by the blue circle needs to be removed using a Phillips 02 screwdriver

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Image 1/2: They can be removed by gently pulling, like shown in the picture Image 2/2: Then the radio should look like shown in the second picture.
  • The two connectors indicated by the red arrows need to be removed next.

  • They can be removed by gently pulling, like shown in the picture

  • Then the radio should look like shown in the second picture.

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Image 1/2: Pull in the direction of the arrow. Image 2/2: Pull in the direction of the arrow.
  • Then one contact needs to be removed that is not attached at the large PCB, like the rest, but at a smaller PCB connected to the upper part of the casing

  • Pull in the direction of the arrow.

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Image 1/2: Both these contacts can be found at the back side of the PCB, and are also attached at that place. Image 2/2: Both these contacts can be found at the back side of the PCB, and are also attached at that place.
  • Then two more contacts need to be removed, in the same way that the other contacts are removed.

  • Both these contacts can be found at the back side of the PCB, and are also attached at that place.

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  • Then the PCB is only connected with these flat white wires. They can be detached by softly pulling on them.

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Image 1/1: The conductor can be found at the yellow PCB in the upper part of the casing.
  • Now the conductor for the antenna can be removed, by pulling softly.

  • The conductor can be found at the yellow PCB in the upper part of the casing.

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Image 1/1: Two 13.7mm Phillips #02 screws need to be removed with a Phillips 00 screwdriver, on the picture the right screw is shown.
  • Next we will remove the front of the casing from the upper part of the casing.

  • Two 13.7mm Phillips #02 screws need to be removed with a Phillips 00 screwdriver, on the picture the right screw is shown.

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  • After the screws are removed, the front can be removed by pulling it upwards.

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  • The speaker is screwed to the front of the casing with three 12.1mm Phillips #0 screws, as can be seen in the picture. Remove these screws with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

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  • Right now, the speaker is only attached by glue. Remove the glue by using something sharp, like a spudger, to break it.

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Image 1/1: Turn on your soldering iron, and wait until it has the right temperature.
  • To attach a new speaker, the old one needs to be removed by unsoldering it.

  • Turn on your soldering iron, and wait until it has the right temperature.

  • Keep the soldering iron against the contact, like shown in the photo. The wires will easily come off.

  • Attention: Make sure you do not touch the soldering iron, it will be hot. Also make sure you do not melt any plastic parts.

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Image 1/1: Melt the wires to the contacts of the new speaker, by melting some solder over the wired, touching the contact of the speaker.
  • The last step is soldering the new speaker on. For this you need solder.

  • Melt the wires to the contacts of the new speaker, by melting some solder over the wired, touching the contact of the speaker.

  • Make sure to attach the black wire to the negative contact of the speaker (indicated on the speaker) and the white wire to the positive contact.

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Conclusion

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

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