Introduction

By following this guide one is able to access the speakers of the Skytex Skypad Alpha 2 tablet in two steps. These steps include removing soldered connections and removing the speaker itself.

Power off the tablet.
  • Power off the tablet.

  • Unplug the tablet from the power source if it is connected.

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Remove the (4) 3.5mm screws using a phillips #000 screwdriver. Remove the (4) 3.5mm screws using a phillips #000 screwdriver.
  • Remove the (4) 3.5mm screws using a phillips #000 screwdriver.

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Use the plastic opening tool to work your way around the tablet, releasing the back case from the tabs.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to work your way around the tablet, releasing the back case from the tabs.

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Release the back case from the rest of the tablet with your hand.
  • Release the back case from the rest of the tablet with your hand.

  • Do not pry the case too hard; doing so can damage the tablet.

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Remove the soldered connections to separate the speaker wires from the motherboard.
  • Remove the soldered connections to separate the speaker wires from the motherboard.

  • Remove all black and yellow tape, if necessary, on the motherboard.

  • Following the red and black wires, coming out of the speaker, to their respective connections on the motherboard will indicate where to solder.

  • Follow the link below for further soldering information: How To Solder and Desolder Connections.

  • Soldering irons require a larger amount of heat; use caution when performing this step. Excessive heat can damage parts of your device; do not leave the soldering iron on connections for extended periods of time.

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Remove the speaker from the tablet using the plastic opening tool.
  • Remove the speaker from the tablet using the plastic opening tool.

  • This will not require much force, prying from the flat side of the speaker will do the job.

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Conclusion

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

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