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Remove the mono amplifier (speaker)

Follow this procedure to remove the mono amplifier (speaker).

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.

About this task

Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.


  1. Make preparation for this task.
    1. Remove the server cover, see Remove the server cover.

      The heat sink and processor could be very hot. To avoid burning yourself, wait for a few minutes after turning off the server before you remove the server cover.

  2. Disconnect the mono amplifier cable from the system board.
    Figure 1. Disconnecting the mono amplifier cable
    Disconnecting the mono amplifier cable
  3. Remove the mono amplifier.
    1. Remove the screw that secures the mono amplifier to the chassis.
    2. Slide out the mono amplifier from the bracket, and remove it from the chassis.
      Figure 2. Removing the mono amplifier
      Removing the mono amplifier
After you finish
  1. Install a new mono amplifier, see Install the mono amplifier (speaker).

  2. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.