Introduction

The middle speaker can be taken apart and replaced if needed. A thin tool is required to take off the speaker guard as well as a Phillip's head screwdriver and a soldering iron to remove the speaker. Be careful when soldering the wires in the speaker.

Parts

No parts required.

Push the nylon or metal spudger in the corner of the speaker guard.
  • Push the nylon or metal spudger in the corner of the speaker guard.

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Slowly lift the speaker up enough so that you can slide around the speaker guard.
  • Slowly lift the speaker up enough so that you can slide around the speaker guard.

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Slide the nylon or metal spudger all around the speaker guard. Slide the nylon or metal spudger all around the speaker guard.
  • Slide the nylon or metal spudger all around the speaker guard.

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Remove the speaker guard. You can now replace the speaker guard on your TDK Life on Record A33.
  • Remove the speaker guard. You can now replace the speaker guard on your TDK Life on Record A33.

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Remove all (4) 3mm screws in the middle speaker using a Phillip's head screwdriver. You can also remove the speakers on the left and right.
  • Remove all (4) 3mm screws in the middle speaker using a Phillip's head screwdriver.

  • You can also remove the speakers on the left and right.

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Do not rip the wires inside the speaker when trying to open the middle speaker on the device. Create an opening in the speaker by holding the device up and carefully grabbing the side of the speaker that pops out.
  • Do not rip the wires inside the speaker when trying to open the middle speaker on the device.

  • Create an opening in the speaker by holding the device up and carefully grabbing the side of the speaker that pops out.

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Wear safety goggles and have something to absorb the smoke from the soldering iron just in case. Do not burn the wires of the speaker.
  • Wear safety goggles and have something to absorb the smoke from the soldering iron just in case.

  • Do not burn the wires of the speaker.

  • Remove the solder that connects the wires to the speaker. You should be able to now remove the speaker and replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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Where can I buy the woofer?

stevealvarado54 - Reply

Really, stevealvarado! What's The point of taking this all apart if you don't have a replacement to put in?

Van Moon - Reply

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