Locate the side designation on the headband-earpiece junction.
  • Locate the side designation on the headband-earpiece junction.

  • The battery is in the right earpiece.

  • The motherboard is in the left earpiece.

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Gently pull around the perimeter of the ear cushion until it comes off. Gently pull around the perimeter of the ear cushion until it comes off.
  • Gently pull around the perimeter of the ear cushion until it comes off.

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Use the PH00 Screwdriver to remove the three Phillips 6mm screws around the perimeter of the ear cup. Gently pull the outer ear rim off of the headset assembly.
  • Use the PH00 Screwdriver to remove the three Phillips 6mm screws around the perimeter of the ear cup.

  • Gently pull the outer ear rim off of the headset assembly.

  • Harsh removal may cause permanent damage to the speaker wires.

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Black Friday
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Using tweezers, gently pry the red and black speaker wires from the attached socket.
  • Using tweezers, gently pry the red and black speaker wires from the attached socket.

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Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four Phillips 5 mm screws from the two motherboard brackets.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four Phillips 5 mm screws from the two motherboard brackets.

  • Keep the two brackets and screws in a safe place.

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Using tweezers, unclip the blue, white, and red wire harness from the motherboard.  This harness is for the microphone.
  • Using tweezers, unclip the blue, white, and red wire harness from the motherboard. This harness is for the microphone.

  • Using the tweezers, unclip the red and black wire harness from the motherboard. This harness is for the speakers.

  • Make sure all wire harnesses are completely unclipped prior to motherboard removal. Failure to unclip completely risks permanent damage to the headset.

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Using a finger, gently tug up on the motherboard.
  • Using a finger, gently tug up on the motherboard.

  • Make sure to only lift the motherboard up gently as there are still wires connecting the motherboard to the ear piece.

  • Try and lift the motherboard up straight, as it will catch on the screw mounts otherwise.

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Using wire cutters, cut all of the permanent wires from the motherboard. Strip the wires on the ear piece portion about a quarter of an inch from their cut ends.
  • Using wire cutters, cut all of the permanent wires from the motherboard.

  • Strip the wires on the ear piece portion about a quarter of an inch from their cut ends.

  • These will need need to be soldered to the new motherboard, so it will be easiest to cut the wires, 1/2" away from the motherboard.

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Strip the wires on the ends of the new motherboard wires about a half inch from the end.
  • Strip the wires on the ends of the new motherboard wires about a half inch from the end.

  • Solder each individual wire from the new motherboard to the corresponding wire on the ear piece.

  • Completely wrap each solder joint with electrical tape so that the exposed wires only contact their corresponding wires.

  • Unintentional contact of non-corresponding wires can result in electrical fire and the failure of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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