Introduction

The earpiece unit on the Plantronics Voyager Legend consists of a soft-plastic earpiece, a plastic housing, a wire assembly, and the actual speaker unit. The assembly is held together by glue and snaps making disassembly difficult.

  1. Remove the soft, plastic earpiece.
    • Remove the soft, plastic earpiece.

    • Depress the soft, plastic earpiece. While depressed, rotate the earpiece counterclockwise ninety degrees.

    • List the soft, plastic earpiece out of its position.

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  2. Heat the earpiece assembly with a heat gun (a hair dryer will work if a heat gun is not available).
    • Heat the earpiece assembly with a heat gun (a hair dryer will work if a heat gun is not available).

    • The heating softens the adhesive that holds the assembly together, and the assembly may need to be reheated to complete the dis-assembly process.

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    • The two snaps that combine with the adhesive to hold the assembly together are located in the neck of the earpiece unit.

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    • Remove the top half of the earpiece assembly.

    • Use the pointed end of a small, metal Spudger to loosen the two tabs that hold the earpiece assembly together.

    • While glue is soft and snaps are loosened, remove the entire top half of the earpiece housing.

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    • Remove the speaker housing.

    • With the copper backing plate displayed, use the pointed end of a small, metal Spudger to disassemble the speaker housing.

    • Using the pointed end of the small, metal Spudger, lift the copper, backing plate away from the speaker unit.

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    • Use Precision Tweezers to remove the protective screen from the front of the speaker unit.

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    • Remove the speaker unit and solder a new unit in place.

    • When disconnecting leads, always disconnect as near as possible to the component being replaced, to allow room for reattachment.

    • Locate the leads that connect to the back of the speaker unit.

    • Disconnect the leads from the back of the speaker unit.

    • Remove the speaker unit, and replace by soldering the leads back into their correct locations.

    • Refer to the iFixit soldering guide for assistance with soldering.

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Conclusion

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

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Thank you for the Guide.

One further Question is open for me: How do you replace the broken rubber near the earpiece?

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