Introduction

The speakers are the two circular objects inside the device. This guide will detail the steps in how to replace a damaged speaker.

Remove the back cover by sliding it off.
  • Remove the back cover by sliding it off.

  • Remove the 3 AAA batteries.

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Unscrew the nine exterior screws on the back panel using a PH0-size Philips-head screwdriver. NOTE: A larger screwdriver head and more force may be required for damaged screws. Remove the triangular end piece by pulling it straight off.
  • Unscrew the nine exterior screws on the back panel using a PH0-size Philips-head screwdriver.

    • NOTE: A larger screwdriver head and more force may be required for damaged screws.

  • Remove the triangular end piece by pulling it straight off.

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Remove the colored grill by sliding it off in the direction of the removed end piece. Pry off the back battery panel with the plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the colored grill by sliding it off in the direction of the removed end piece.

  • Pry off the back battery panel with the plastic opening tool.

    • NOTE: Be careful to avoid tearing any wires.

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Remove the circuit board by unscrewing the two interior screws located on the circuit board. Pull out the battery plugs from the circuit board by pulling out the plugs to fully remove the back panel from the rest of the speaker.
  • Remove the circuit board by unscrewing the two interior screws located on the circuit board.

  • Pull out the battery plugs from the circuit board by pulling out the plugs to fully remove the back panel from the rest of the speaker.

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Locate the speaker needing replacing. Remove the one screw holding the speaker in place with a PH0 size philips head screw driver.
  • Locate the speaker needing replacing.

  • Remove the one screw holding the speaker in place with a PH0 size philips head screw driver.

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Score the glue that is holding the speaker in place with the spudger, and use your hands to pry off the speaker. Score the glue that is holding the speaker in place with the spudger, and use your hands to pry off the speaker. Score the glue that is holding the speaker in place with the spudger, and use your hands to pry off the speaker.
  • Score the glue that is holding the speaker in place with the spudger, and use your hands to pry off the speaker.

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Using a non-conductive glue, carefully seal the speaker to the casing. Follow the glue instructions as set by the manufacturers. Let the glue set the appropriate amount of time.
  • Using a non-conductive glue, carefully seal the speaker to the casing.

  • Follow the glue instructions as set by the manufacturers. Let the glue set the appropriate amount of time.

  • Reassemble the device

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Conclusion

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

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