iPod Nano 4th Generation Teardown
Teardowns provide a look inside a device and should not be used as disassembly instructions.
We disassembled this iPod on September 10, 2008.
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Standard contents included. You have to fork over $80 to get the fancy new headphones with the volume control.
We're working on the disassembly now.
By the way, we'd like to congratulate Apple on their environmental progress. The one aspect they forget to mention is ease of repair to ensure reuse. Fortunately, we've got you covered there.
We'll be making a Fixit Guide for the new Nano soon. Stay tuned!
Unfortunately, just like every other Nano, this iPod wasn't designed with serviceability in mind. Sliding the insides out of the casing proved quite difficult.
We'll be working on finding a better way to get into this iPod, but for now we'd recommend keeping your new Nano in one piece.
slide the insides out until the very lowest connector is visible, about 1/4 of an inch. Be sure to undo this connector before sliding the inides out as seen in the picture.
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