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  1. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement, Exterior Screen: step 1, image 1 of 2 Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement, Exterior Screen: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the rubber footing from the bottom of the device. Pry it up from one end using one of the plastic opening tools.

    • Once you pry open one end, use precision tweezers to remove rubber footing.

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    • Using a metal spudger, pry open a corner of the adhesive tape.

    • Use precision tweezers to remove the adhesive tape.

  3. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 10 mm Torx security #10 screws that hold the base together.

    • Remove the base by lifting it vertically away from the bulk of the device.

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    • Remove the 10 mm Torx security #10 screw that holds down the exterior screen.

    • Using precision tweezers, remove the metal bracket.

  5. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the exterior screen by lifting it away from the bulk of the device.

  6. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement, Sonos Play 1 Top Cover Disassembly: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the four 9 mm Torx Security #9 head screws. There are two on each side.

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry open the top cap containing the power and volume button.

    • Vertically remove the top cap.

    • Be sure to not jerk the top cap when removing , as to not damage the cable linking the switchboard to the motherboard.

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    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry open the circuit flap.

    • Once flap is loosened, use your hand to remove the circuit wire.

  9. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement, Disassembling Sonos Play 1 Rear Housing Cover: step 9, image 1 of 2 Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement, Disassembling Sonos Play 1 Rear Housing Cover: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Using a plastic opening tool, remove the grey tape from both sides of the device.

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    • Remove the six 9 mm Torx #9 screws.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, detach the rear housing cover from the housing.

    • Try not to jerk the rear housing cover, as its wires are still connected to delicate electronics.

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    • Using tweezers, grip the connector fixed to the motherboard's audio cable.

    • While pulling on the connector, detach the cable by pressing the connectors release.

  12. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Using your fingers, grip the connector fixed to the motherboards power cable and detach it.

    • You will now be able to remove the rear housing cover.

  13. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement, Mid-Woofer speaker: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two 9mm Torx #9 screws fastening the power cable to the housing.

    • Remove the power cable.

  14. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Using a metal spudger, press the release located in the center of the connector .

    • While pressing the release pull on the connector detaching it from the speaker.

    • Do this for both connections.

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    • Using the Torx T20 bit remove the four 13 mm screws fastening the speaker to the housing.

    • Remove the speaker by lifting it up towards the top of the housing and out at an angle.

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    • Using a metal spudger, press down on the clips that lock the input wires to the amplifier.

    • Once unlocked, pull back on the wires to remove them.

  17. Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 17, image 1 of 2 Sonos Play 1 Tweeter Speaker Replacement: step 17, image 2 of 2
    • Using a screwdriver, remove the four 10 mm Torx Security #10 screws.

    • Using your fingers, remove the tweeter from the front of the housing.

Conclusion

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

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3 Comments

Can anybody recommend a source for a replacement tweeter speaker with comparable specs? Unless I missed something, this article doesn't address that, and that's kind of an important piece of the puzzle.

John Martinez - Reply

You can get them from Aliexpress for about 10€.

Stanton Attree - Reply

How do I look for the speaker replacement, what characteristics should I indicate because I can't find it, greetings

Gerardo Arguedas - Reply

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