Introduction

This guide can be used to take out a specific device speaker in order to replace it with a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Power off  the SoundBank Z3. Flip over the device.
    • Power off the SoundBank Z3.

    • Flip over the device.

    • Remove the silicon feet by peeling them up.

    • The feet can be reapplied without extra adhesive, but only if you are careful not to let the sticky side touch anything.

  2. Remove the eight 11 mm Philips screws from the bottom of the device.
    • Remove the eight 11 mm Philips screws from the bottom of the device.

  3. Using a plastic opening tool, remove the bottom panel. Using a plastic opening tool, remove the bottom panel.
    • Using a plastic opening tool, remove the bottom panel.

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  5. Remove the four 4.5 mm silver Phillips screws that secure the plastic panel covering the motherboard. Remove the plastic panel. Remove the plastic panel.
    • Remove the four 4.5 mm silver Phillips screws that secure the plastic panel covering the motherboard.

    • Remove the plastic panel.

  6. Remove these 3 silver screws holding the speaker down. Be careful not to rip out the speaker while taking out the screws. The same steps can be done on the other side of the speaker
    • Remove these 3 silver screws holding the speaker down.

    • Be careful not to rip out the speaker while taking out the screws.

    • The same steps can be done on the other side of the speaker

  7. There will be a ring used as a clamp that will clamp down the speaker to the body, you will need to remove the speaker from the motherboard before you can remove this ring. These are the joints that need to be soldered. Follow this  guide link to help you remove the wires from the motherboard. How To Solder and Desolder Connections
    • There will be a ring used as a clamp that will clamp down the speaker to the body, you will need to remove the speaker from the motherboard before you can remove this ring.

    • These are the joints that need to be soldered. Follow this guide link to help you remove the wires from the motherboard.

    • How To Solder and Desolder Connections

  8. The speaker should slip right out when removing it Be careful not remove other components in the speaker
    • The speaker should slip right out when removing it

    • Be careful not remove other components in the speaker

Conclusion

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

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