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[* black] Next, let's zoom in on that battery board. The two pins on the output connector show 3V, which suggests these are probably CMOS batteries wired in parallel for redundancy.
[* black] Closer inspection reveals a camouflaged stretch-release adhesive pull tab—the same sort of stuff that [guide|138640|secures iPhone batteries|stepid=275966].
[* icon_note] We're fans of this stretchy adhesive when the alternative is poking and prying at a glued-down smartphone battery, but its use here is ... odd. Apple must want service techs to swap the board—with both batteries at once—but why?
[* black] Swapping screws for the solder on the metal battery covers, or simply letting the CR2016 batteries slide out from the covers (impossible with the board installed) seems obviously superior to us.

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