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[* black] Now that the logic board is out, we're free to pick out the Lightning connector assembly.
[* black] Or can we!? Prying up the light adhesive went well, but our first tug was in vain. There are some extra screws in this port!
[* black] It seems like Apple has taken our [http://ifixit.org/blog/8242/headphone-jack-iphone/|warning|new_window=true] to heart. Without a headphone jack to bear the burden of audio connections, this port will get a lot more wear, and it's been well reinforced.
[* black] Other denizens of the Lightning cable (a.k.a. the "everything cable"): an antennaantennas, two microphones, two speaker grille plugs, and oh yeah...the Lightning port.
[* black] Other denizens of the Lightning cable (a.k.a. the "everything cable"): an antennaantennas, two microphones, two speaker grille plugs, and oh yeah...the Lightning port.