Technique: Eton Soulra XL Woofer Wire Repair
Repair the connection to the woofer of the Eton Soulra XL.
- Author: Nate Kilmer
- Time estimate: 2 hours
- Difficulty: Moderate
The Eton Soulra XL has two woofers that are relatively easy to access and reconnect, should one become disconnected. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions to disassemble, clean, and repair loose connections. You will need to know how to solder; review How To Solder and Desolder Connections if you are unfamiliar with the process.
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Step 1 — Eton Soulra XL Woofer Wire Repair ¶
Gently pull down and out on the front cover; it should come off easily.
Step 2 ¶
Remove two screws from each side using a H2.5 hexagonal screwdriver.
Step 3 ¶
Pry off "Eton" logo from the side speaker covers using a pry tool.
Step 4 ¶
Remove the two screws that were covered by the "Eton" logo using a PH0 screwdriver.
Step 5 ¶
The side speaker covers should come off easily now; remove them.
Step 6 ¶
Remove the five screws on the underside of the device using a PH0 screwdriver.
Step 7 ¶
Extend the solar panel into the upright position to access the screws on the backside of the device.
Step 8 ¶
Remove the three screws at the top of the back panel using H2.5 hexagonal screwdriver.
Step 9 ¶
Remove the ten screws on the backside of the device using a long-neck PH0 screwdriver.
Step 10 ¶
At this point, the back panel of the device should lift off easily. Lift it off and set aside.
Step 11 ¶
Use compressed air to clear away any dust or debris.
Step 12 ¶
Inspect wires and locate any speaker loose connections.
Step 13 ¶
Solder loose wires back into place.