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Introduction

This information will give you the understanding of how and what makes an ear bud work.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your In-Ear Headphone, use our service manual.

As you can see this is your average ear bud, from these two pictures you can see the front and the back.
  • As you can see this is your average ear bud, from these two pictures you can see the front and the back.

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Take the silver covering off of the ear bud, notice the black wire connecting the two (the wire should be knotted)
  • Take the silver covering off of the ear bud, notice the black wire connecting the two (the wire should be knotted)

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  • Now detach the black shell completely.

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  • Remove the black wire from the ear bud. Take the copper colored wire out of the black covering

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  • This is what is inside the ear bud. You will see a silver ring surrounding the wires, and protecting cellophane around it.

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  • On the ear bud you will see a magnet on the inside of the black encasing, Remove the Magnet from the encasing.

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  • This is the copper band that was suronding the magnet.

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  • This is the black ring that was around the magnet.

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  • Take the ear bud, with the cellophane like wraping and remove the silver chip

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  • This is were the magnet was and were the chip was attached too.

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  • This is what the Finished product should look like. These are the things that you will find when you take apart you ear bud

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