Released on October 23, 2012. Core i5 or Core i7 Processor. Apple Fusion Drive.

169 Questions View all

New antenna board cover/insulating plastic , connector issue?

Block Image

I'm in the process of installing a second drive with my kit.

My Mac mini seems to have a piece of plastic covering the antenna connector on the wi-fi board that isn't shown in the guide. I can see the connector if I carefully lift up on the plastic. But I'm concerned about reseating the connector later on. Any issues or pointers?

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

Yes, I saw this too. I pushed aside the plastic tape and unclipped the antenna. It was a bit fiddly to put the antenna back but do-able. It was also very fiddly connecting the sata connectors but overall the trickiest bit was aligning the metal grill with the screw holes left and right. Required a bit of poking with the spudger around the edge of the grill while positioning the left and right screws.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 1


Thanks I was worried I had done something wrong when the antenna plate wouldn't align the left/right tabs


Add a comment

Add your answer

wolfson will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 1

Past 30 Days: 3

All Time: 458