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Audio Distortion Comes from the Speaker ¶ 

Loud buzzing noise when the speaker is disconnected

Loose Connections ¶ 

Ensure that no connections have been pulled loose. If they have, reconnect them, making sure to do so the right way. Double-check the power connections from the power supply.

Overheating ¶ 

Verify if the ventilation is overheating; this may cause the unit to underperform. Turn off the speaker. Let it cool for a few hours then turn the speaker back on and verify if it is still functional.

Small Foreign Objects ¶ 

Inspect the unit for any signs of dirt or dust; this may cause sound loss. I any of entities are found follow the following steps: 1. Use a microfiber cloth. A regular rag is coarse and may harm your speakers’ finish. 2. Dampen the cloth but do not overdo it. If it is dripping, it is too wet. 3. Move the damp cloth in circular motions in order to prevent streaking. 4. To clean the grilles, simply use a lint roller and move it up and down. 5.Do NOT use chemicals on your Esquire Mini.

The Device Shut Down Suddenly ¶ 

Device turns off after a couple of minutes of being turned on

Battery Drained ¶ 

You may have drained the devices battery. Plug the device into a power supply; wait, then test if the problem is fixed.

Components ¶ 

A defective Field Effect Transistor (FET), a faulty Integrated Circuit (IC). Check properly if each component is attached, in order to find out the root cause of the problem.

Faulty Battery ¶ 

The battery will not hold its charge or does not announce the battery life. Avoid storing in high temperatures and moist places. Do not leave the device unattended for more than 6 months, because this may cause the battery to stop working.

Charging Battery Failure ¶ 

Battery won't charge when plugging it

Small Foreign Objects Inside the Charging Port ¶ 

There might be small foreign objects stuck in the charging port, try to use hair dryer or a way to create air pressure to remove them.

Small Metal Connector on the USP Port ¶ 

The metal inside the USP port is bent causing inappropriate contact with the USP cable. Try to shut off your device, move the battery out and plug it back on, then turn the device on

Inoperative Stand ¶ 

The stand is unable to support the device's weight

Defective Spring ¶ 

Stand does not work when you are trying to pull it out. The spring may be overworn. The whole stand would need to be replaced please refer to the Harman Kardon Esquire Mini External Stand Replacement

Dirt on the device's joint ¶ 

There may be debris inside the device’s stand, which obstruct the stand from working

Defective Buttons ¶ 

Some of the buttons are not responsive when they are pushed

Charging Lights ¶ 

When charging the device, the white charging lights are unresponsive. The lights may be damaged and need replacement, please refer to the Harman Kardon Esquire Mini Buttons and Charging Indicator Lights's

Power, Bluetooth, and Phone Buttons ¶ 

When pressing the buttons, they are unresponsive. This may be because the buttons are damaged. Replace the power, Bluetooth and, phone buttons.

Volume Buttons ¶ 

When trying to adjust the volume settings in the device, there is no response. This could indicate that the volume buttons need to be replaced.

4 Comments

Mine speaker sound gone bad its very noisy now

Pavs - Reply

same here ..

pio pio -

Same here… can anything be done?

Ramya Reddy -

I have the same problem. Is there anything I could do? or have you identified the cause of the problem? The speaker was working fine but now the sound is horrible

Gilbert Perea - Reply

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