As the device base is firmly clipped, insert two metal spudgers to gently release the first clips.
  • As the device base is firmly clipped, insert two metal spudgers to gently release the first clips.

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Continue releasing the last plastic clips with your hands caring not to broke any of the plastic elements attached to the base.
  • Continue releasing the last plastic clips with your hands caring not to broke any of the plastic elements attached to the base.

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  • Use a philips screwdriver to remove the metal heat sink.

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  • The logic board is held in place by the power supply connector, but that's no problem for our spudger. A quick flick and the logic board is free.

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  • You may now be able to remove the power supply with a spudger

  • The rating of the power supply is 3.4V at 1.75A, which is identical to the 2nd Gen Apple TV's 5.95 watts.

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  • The last remaining part in the Apple TV is the status LED. You can remove this part with your plastic spudger.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Vincent Monteil

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Step 2: “caring not to break….”. Thanks, great guide. David

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