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[summary]Nikon D5100 teardown.[/summary] Nikon D5100 teardown.It seems as though all the hot new electronics these days are tablet-this, phone-that. Frankly, our engineers had enough. Their spudgers were getting soft; we needed to do something that would present a *challenge* and get them sharp again -- none of the take-off-a-display-to-find-a-motherboard baloney. We knew exactly where to turn. We've done a set of [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Device/Nikon_D70|Nikon D70] repair guides in the past, and we saw how difficult it was to take apart an SLR. What better way to infuse a bit of fun in our teardowns than taking apart another SLR? So, in the name of science and all that is right in this world, let's see what's inside the brand-new Nikon D5100!
[summary]Nikon D5100 teardown.[/summary] Nikon D5100 teardown.It seems as though all the hot new electronics these days are tablet-this, phone-that. Frankly, our engineers had enough. Their spudgers were getting soft; we needed to do something that would present a *challenge* and get them sharp again -- none of the take-off-a-display-to-find-a-motherboard baloney. We knew exactly where to turn. We've done a set of [http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Device/Nikon_D70|Nikon D70] repair guides in the past, and we saw how difficult it was to take apart an SLR. What better way to infuse a bit of fun in our teardowns than taking apart another SLR? So, in the name of science and all that is right in this world, let's see what's inside the brand-new Nikon D5100!