iPad 3rd Gen Microsoldering
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iPad 2/3/4/Mini/Mini 2 Backlight Diode
Replace the backlight diode on the logic board of an iPad 2, 3, 4, or 1st or 2nd generation iPad mini. This part requires micro soldering.
Board Component Bundle
This collection of iPhone and iPad components is perfect for anyone learning microsoldering and board level repair.
iPad 2/3/4 Digitizer FPC Connector (J3010)
Replace the a digitizer cable FPC connector on the logic board of an iPad 2, 3, or 4. The digitizer cable is inserted into two of these connectors on the logic board. Thi...
iPad 2/3 U2 IC
Replace a U2 IC on the logic board of a 2nd or 3rd generation iPad. This part requires microsoldering.
iPad 2/3/4/Mini/Mini 2 Backlight Filter L2200
Replace the backlight filter on the logic board of an iPad 2, 3, 4, or 1st or 2nd generation iPad mini. This part requires micro soldering.
iPad LCD filter L2201
Replace an LCD filter L2201 on the logic board of an iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad mini, or iPad mini 2. This part requires micro-soldering.
iPad 3/4 Audio FPC Connector (J3700)
Replace a damaged or corroded audio cable FPC connector on the logic board of a 3rd or 4th generation iPad. This part requires microsoldering.
iPhone and iPad LCD Data Choke
Replace a LCD data choke on the logic board of an iPhone or iPad. This part requires micro soldering.
As the third device in the iPad line, the iPad 3 includes an upgraded A5X processor, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, a higher resolution ‘retina’ display, HD 1080p video recording, and voice dictation. The third generation iPad device has a 9.7” touchscreen display with 2,048x1,536 pixel color IPS LCD and 264 ppi. This iPad model was offered in 16, 32, or 64 GB capacities for program and data management, with color options of white or black.
After only seven months of official availability, the third-generation iPad was discontinued on October 23, 2012, following the announcement of the fourth generation iPad. The third-generation iPad had the shortest lifespan of any iOS product. It is also the last iPad to support the 30-pin dock connector, as the fourth generation iPad and later use the Lightning connector.
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