Turn the entire device over, so that the underside of the device is facing upward.
  • Turn the entire device over, so that the underside of the device is facing upward.

  • With the underside of the device facing up, locate the 11mm screw found in each far corner of the device. Remove the single 11mm screw from each of the four corners, using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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Turn the device so that the underside faces you, and the edge where the case and device bind, faces upward. The opening of the device should be face down.
  • Turn the device so that the underside faces you, and the edge where the case and device bind, faces upward. The opening of the device should be face down.

  • In this position you will see a crease line between the device and the top cover. Gently Insert your blue plastic opening tool into the crack of the crease line, between the front and back cover to separate them.

  • Be careful when separating the front and back covers, as the two are held together by a thin wire.

  • Separate the halves of the case.

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  • Locate the input/output board on the top left hand corner of the device. It will look like a green circuit board with wires protruding and connecting to the case cover.

  • Using your blue plastic opening tool, disconnect the multicolored wires located on the input/output board. These will be the same multicolored wires that connect the back cover to the input/output board.

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  • Use two blue plastic opening tools to remove the three wire connectors on the side of the input/output board.

  • Use a Philips #0 screwdriver to remove the five screws on the board.

  • One of the screws is hidden below the black tape, so gently pull the tape to the side to gain access to it. Be sure to replace the tape when reinstalling the board.

  • Lift board from case.

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  • Disconnect the speaker wire(s) from the logic board.

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  • Use the small flat-head screwdriver to scrape the glue spots off the retaining posts on all four corners of the speaker to be removed. (Right speaker shown)

  • Be careful when scraping the glue spots off to avoid damaging the logic board.

  • When reassembling, mix a small amount of 5 minute epoxy and apply it to the four retaining posts. Wait the full 5 minutes for the epoxy to harden before continuing with your reassembly.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the speaker(s) free of the retaining posts.

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Conclusione

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

Kevin

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