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[* black] We're starting to see a trend here. Getting the next layer out of this case requires—you guessed it—heaps of heat, a plethora of prying, and a pair of pliers.
[* black] We immediately notice that this generation's logic board is more ... goopier ... than the [guide|75578|board|stepid=152781|new_window=true] that emerged from the wreckage of the first AirPod fiasco—probably to help with water resistance.
[* black] Finally, a beacon in the darkness—there's [guide|75578|still|stepid=152780|new_window=true] a modular charging port!
[* black] ... although if you tunnel 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] Broadcom 58356A2KUBG (possibly from the BCM5830X family of [https://www.broadcom.com/products/embedded-and-networking-processors/secure/bcm5830x/|secure SOCs|new_window=true])
[* red] Broadcom 58356A2KUBG (possibly from the BCM5830X family of [https://www.broadcom.com/products/embedded-and-networking-processors/secure/bcm5830x/|secure SOCs|new_window=true])
[* orange] L476MGY6 A5
[* yellow] T1TI 87A6FP
[* yellow] T1TI 87A6FP