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Tri-wing Screwdriver same as Nintendo screwdriver?

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Is the tri-wing screwdriver needed for the replacement of the MBP hard drive is the same as the one used for opening the Nintendo DS or Wii ?

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Here's the screw driver you need: Tri-point Y0 Screwdriver

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Tri-point Y0 Screwdriver

Similar to a Phillips, but with 3 blades. — 50+ available at 6.95 each.

Good source +

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The tri wing screws used on the MacBook Pro hard drive are the same as the ones used on the Nintendo Wii. A Y0 tri wing screwdriver is the size of tool needed to remove them.

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Tri Wing Screwdrivers are usually used for gadgets like Nintendo Wii or DS, PSP, GameCube and Game Boy, or mobile phones from Sanyo, Nokia and Panasonic. It is also used for Fujifilm digital cameras, Black&Decker irons, integrated batteries from Apple Inc.

Source: http://www.triwingscrewdrivers.com/

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and is this the same size needed to remove battery?

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If anyone if still checking this thread, is a #0 triwing the same as a Y0?

yes, it is the same

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