Introduction

Removing the metal Shield of the Apple display. This shield protects the components from electromagnetic interference.

Parts

No parts required.

Lay the display facing down with the stand away from you. Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it.
  • Lay the display facing down with the stand away from you.

  • Remove the three size 2.0 hex screws on the swing arm and remove the swing arm as well as the plastic shield under it.

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Remove the size 2.5 hex screws from each corner that connects the panels to the display and remove them.
  • Remove the size 2.5 hex screws from each corner that connects the panels to the display and remove them.

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Rotate the display so the legs of the display are now facing you
  • Rotate the display so the legs of the display are now facing you

  • Grip the top of the clear panel and lift it upwards, and pull the ADC cable through the hole.

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Remove the grey back panel by lifting the bottom and pulling the ADC cable through the hole.
  • Remove the grey back panel by lifting the bottom and pulling the ADC cable through the hole.

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The next layer will be a shiny metal panel, which might have some stickers. Make sure to remove these stickers.
  • The next layer will be a shiny metal panel, which might have some stickers. Make sure to remove these stickers.

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Now locate and remove the lone screw holding the EMI shield to the display
  • Now locate and remove the lone screw holding the EMI shield to the display

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Now that the screw has been removed, slide the panel towards your body and lift it out. You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield.
  • Now that the screw has been removed, slide the panel towards your body and lift it out.

    • You may need to remove the clear USB port cover to remove the metal EMI shield.

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