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[* black] MoreWe're starting to see a trend here. Getting the next layer out of this case requires—you guessed it—heaps of heat, prying (a lota plethora of prying)prying, and a pair of pliers later, the inner case slides free of the outer casepliers.
[* black] Looks like there's some kind of waterproof coating on the motherboard.
[* black] Plus, there's that modular charging port from last year!
[* black] One last heat-and-pry session and the motherboard is free!
We immediately notice that itthis generation's logic board is more ... goopier ... than the [guide|75578|gen 1 board|stepid=152781|new_window=trueguide|75578|board|stepid=152781|new_window=true] that emerged from the wreckage of the last 'podfirst AirPod fiasco.
[* icon_note] We're guessing this goop over the board is for improved water resistance.
[*
black] Goop = waterproofFinally, a beacon in the darkness—there's still a modular charging port!
[* black] BeneathAlthough if you get this far into the case there's a good chance you now have more broken parts than just the charging port.
[* black] Beneath that
shiny liquid-resistant coating we make out some chips:
[* black] MoreWe're starting to see a trend here. Getting the next layer out of this case requires—you guessed it—heaps of heat, prying (a lota plethora of prying)prying, and a pair of pliers later, the inner case slides free of the outer casepliers.
[* black] Looks like there's some kind of waterproof coating on the motherboard.
[* black] Plus, there's that modular charging port from last year!
[* black] One last heat-and-pry session and the motherboard is free!
We immediately notice that itthis generation's logic board is more ... goopier ... than the [guide|75578|gen 1 board|stepid=152781|new_window=trueguide|75578|board|stepid=152781|new_window=true] that emerged from the wreckage of the last 'podfirst AirPod fiasco.
[* icon_note] We're guessing this goop over the board is for improved water resistance.
[*
black] Goop = waterproofFinally, a beacon in the darkness—there's still a modular charging port!
[* black] BeneathAlthough if you get this far into the case there's a good chance you now have more broken parts than just the charging port.
[* black] Beneath that
shiny liquid-resistant coating we make out some chips:
[* red] chips