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Blown/scratchy speaker Unclear, scratchy, static sound when device sounds.

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Based upon your brief description, it sounds like the internal speaker itself has worn out (likely cause) or possibly the internal speaker wire(s) may become disconnected or may be shorting out.

LeapFrog has discontinued product support of our "Learn & Groove" Musical Table with green legs that was made in 2010. LeapFrog Customer Service declined to discuss replacement parts, so I searched eBay for an exact speaker replacement.

BTW, I am not affiliated in any way with the eBay seller nor do I work for LeapFrog... I'm a Computer Engineer/Geek in Cincinnati, Oh trying to solve a simple toy problem. All opinions expressed are solely my own and do represent any technical guidance from the original equipment manufacturer.

Correct replacement speakers are available on eBay and ship from Hong Kong... I just bought qty2 of these speakers for $5.69 total inc s/h/p (only 1 was needed). Delivery time was slow, but well worth the wait...

When the replacement speakers arrived, I had to take off the back panel screws and unsolder the original speaker, so I could resolder in the single replacement speaker under the 2" black cover. The "Learn & Groove" Musical Table speaker now works great!

Some forum posts say that resoldering a computer modem speaker (16ohm .25w) could be used, but this is a temporary solution at best. The replacement speaker from Hong Kong produces a better quality sound and more sound volume when used with the "Learn & Groove" Musical Table.

The speaker replacement specs for the LeapFrog "Learn & Groove" Musical Table with Green Legs are as follows:

"Round Aluminum Shell Magnetic Type Slim Speaker Horn"
.25 watt
Resistance 16 Ohm
Type Internal Magnetic, Slim
Shape Round
Bottom Diameter 20mm/ 0.8"
Outer Diameter 35mm/ 1.4"
Height 9mm/ 0.35"
Material Aluminum, Metal, Plastic

This replacement speaker worked great for me and now my Granddaughter can again enjoy her toy that I was able to fix!

Posted on Jun 15, 2014

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  • Steve Jun 15, 2014

    correction: All opinions expressed are solely my own and do NOT represent any technical guidance from the original equipment manufacturer.

  • Steve Jun 15, 2014

    Correction: All opinions expressed are solely my own and do NOT represent any technical guidance from the original equipment manufacturer.

  • Sara Bohn
    Sara Bohn Nov 16, 2014

    what company did you get the speaker from, ive looked on ebay and cant find, want for my daughters table thankyou

  • Sara Bohn
    Sara Bohn Nov 16, 2014

    i found it thankyou

  • Steve Nov 25, 2014

    Hi Sara, were you able to resolve the problem with the LeapFrog "Learn and Groove" speaker that you asked about?



    I posted the original reply about where to get the replacement part from Hong Kong...



    Regards, Steve

    Cincinnati

  • Sara Bohn
    Sara Bohn Dec 07, 2014

    Yes! Just got it fixed today thank you so much. =}

  • Chitra
    Chitra Dec 08, 2014

    Hi Steve, I have the same issue. Is it easy to resolder. I am not very good with tools. What do I need to solder?

  • Chitra
    Chitra Dec 08, 2014

    Hi Sara - can you share the ebay link of the product. Also any instructions you can give would be helpful.

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