Cleaning bad laptop speakers

20 May 2019 • Tags: laptop — speakers — sound — fix

Over the last months the speakers of my Thinkpadx X240 got worse and worse. Sure, half-broken bottom case with screws missing didn’t help but the sound was just awful when turned up to 11.

So when I finally replaced that bottom case (€30 well spent) I finally had a look into the speaker issue and had the idea it might be just dirty. Luckily I tried to clean it with my somewhat magnetic screwdriver and small bits of metal unstuck from the speaker and stuck to the screwdriver. Yay. A few minutes the two speakers were all nice and clean again and the sound just perfect once more.

Below are pictures from before and after.

Before Bits of meta After


Random posts