Introduction

The MiP communicates with playful sounds. A malfunctioning speaker will greatly diminish the user experience. Use this guide to replace the speaker in your WowWee MiP robot.

  1. Remove the three 12.0 mm Phillips # 2 screws from the battery cover.
    • Remove the three 12.0 mm Phillips # 2 screws from the battery cover.

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  2. Carefully pull the battery pack from the robot.
    • Carefully pull the battery pack from the robot.

    • Remove the batteries from the battery pack.

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    • Use a metal spudger to carefully pry off the hubcap without marring the plastic wheel or hubcap.

    • This plastic material is not replaceable. Any damage will be noticeable.

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    • Remove the 12.0 mm Phillips #2 screw.

    • Hold the wheel in place, or it will rotate as you attempt to remove the screw.

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    • Pull the wheel off of the square axle.

    • Do not use excessive force while removing the wheel. Pulling too hard on the wheel can damage the axle.

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    • Remove the eight 9.3 mm Phillips #1 screws from the back of the robot.

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    • Remove the arms from the body.

    • Carefully open the body compartment.

    • Open the compartment slowly. There are wires connecting the two body pieces together. If pulled too hard, the wires and/or the motherboard could be damaged.

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    • Using precision tweezers, disconnect the following three bundles of wires:

    • Connecting the battery pack to the motherboard.

    • Connecting the power switch to the motherboard.

    • Connecting the speaker to the motherboard.

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    • Remove the two 7.5 mm Phillips #1 screws holding the speaker bracket in place.

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    • Remove the plastic bracket covering the speaker.

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    • Gently remove the speaker from the MiP.

    • During reassembly, be sure to place the speaker in the same position.

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Conclusion

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

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