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.

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.
  • 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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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. The two snaps that combine with the adhesive to hold the assembly together are located in the neck of the earpiece unit.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Use Precision Tweezers to remove the protective screen from the front of the speaker unit.
  • 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.
  • 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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