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[* black] We finish fightingSlicing through all that adhesive, and we're readythis much glue isn't our idea of fun... however... there's no second part to peel off the digitizer—hopefully without an attached displaythis sentence.
[* black] What do you know! The digitizer isn't fused toFortunately, much like [guide|105416|last time|stepid=198935], the glass separates cleanly, leaving the display and lifts away on its own.
[* icon_note] We're always happy
behind—a surprise to seebe sure, but a separate display and digitizer setup like this! A non-laminated displaywelcome one.
[* icon_note] That
means screen repairsreplacing the iPad 7's cracked glass may be laborious, but at least the materials will still be less expensive, since you cancheap—you won't have to replace each component separatelythe entire display, like you do on [guide|121759|all] [guide|121589|those|new_window=true] [guide|115457|other] [guide|92534|iPad] [guide|52599|models] with [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liquid_optically_clear_adhesive|LOCA|new_window=true]-laminated panels.
[* black] We finish fightingSlicing through all that adhesive, and we're readythis much glue isn't our idea of fun... however... there's no second part to peel off the digitizer—hopefully without an attached displaythis sentence.
[* black] What do you know! The digitizer isn't fused toFortunately, much like [guide|105416|last time|stepid=198935], the glass separates cleanly, leaving the display and lifts away on its own.
[* icon_note] We're always happy
behind—a surprise to seebe sure, but a separate display and digitizer setup like this! A non-laminated displaywelcome one.
[* icon_note] That
means screen repairsreplacing the iPad 7's cracked glass may be laborious, but at least the materials will still be less expensive, since you cancheap—you won't have to replace each component separatelythe entire display, like you do on [guide|121759|all] [guide|121589|those|new_window=true] [guide|115457|other] [guide|92534|iPad] [guide|52599|models] with [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liquid_optically_clear_adhesive|LOCA|new_window=true]-laminated panels.
[* black] After all that adhesive, we're happy to see the friendly face of a Phillips screw—especially after dealing with all those [guide|126223|tiny tri-points|stepid=243651|new_window=true] [guide|126000|last week|new_window=true].
[* black] We liftThis time around, our [product|IF145-304-2|Battery Blocker|new_window=true] only fits into the display away, and before we do anything else,battery terminal after trimming it down with some scissors, but it's worth the [product|IF145-304-2|battery blocker|new_window=true] goes in,effort to ... well ... blockkill the connection to the batterypower for a safe LCD extraction.
[* black] We liftThis time around, our [product|IF145-304-2|Battery Blocker|new_window=true] only fits into the display away, and before we do anything else,battery terminal after trimming it down with some scissors, but it's worth the [product|IF145-304-2|battery blocker|new_window=true] goes in,effort to ... well ... blockkill the connection to the batterypower for a safe LCD extraction.