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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/2: You can also remove the speakers on the left and right. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Create an opening in the speaker by holding the device up and carefully grabbing the side of the speaker that pops out. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Do not burn the wires of the speaker. Image 2/2: Remove the solder that connects the wires to the speaker. You should be able to now remove the speaker and replace it.
  • 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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2 Comments

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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