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And just like that, the front cover can be pulled off the camera body.

With it gone, you can get a good look at most of the components that make the D5100 roar.

An electric motor (presumably linked to the shutter) can be seen next to the battery door, and the gigantic flash capacitor is housed right behind the lens release button.

The light blue pad wedged between the end of the flash capacitor and the bottom frame conducts heat away from the capacitor to cool it down during flash-intensive shooting.

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