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Using tweezers and screwdrivers, carefully remove the black tack (or adhesive putty) used to keep the cables in place at both ends of the chamber.

Sound Blaster really hasn’t stinged on the putty. There is a lot of it. It makes for an airtight enclosure, but the amount of putty really is quite overwhelming. Have I mentioned there’s a lot of putty? Oh okay, good.

Two microphones can be spotted at the top of the audio chamber, but there’s no way to access them from here.

Once the cables are loosened, remove the drivers with a Phillips screwdriver.

The unique positioning of the drivers allows for a wider sound spectrum. Both drivers measure about 1.6 inches (or 40 mm) each.

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