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Opening the main speaker cabinet ..... AAAHHHH!

I have to make a simple repair of one of the speaker wire connectors but cannot figure out how to get into the cabinet. You know, the big base unit with the amplifier. I have pried, pushed and invaded the tiny line between the amplifier with all the connectors and the speaker acoustic chamber. Can some one tell me the trick? Thanks for reading. DJ

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Re: Opening the main speaker cabinet ..... AAAHHHH!

Found the solution here: My version of the procedure is this: First pull off the knobs for treble and bass controls. Then look at the opposite end of the plastic cover to where you plug the leads in. In the gap between the plactic cover and the main case you should see a thin, notched piece of plastic (a half-wheel). Use something narrow (toothpick, very small screwdriver) to turn this thing using the notches in it until a triangular piece sticks up through the gap. Once this is showing, give the plastic cover a sharp whack on this same end, pushing towards the end where the leads plug in. It slides off once it has moved a centimeter in that direction, clearing a couple of bumps that hold it in place.

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