Teardowns I've Worked On

Guides I've Contributed To

Completed Guides




  • iPad Mini Wi-Fi Teardown

    It is possible to desolder it with a solder iron?Or it's sandwiched between the pcb layers?

  • Nikon D600 Teardown

    10 years ago, full-frames are rich photographer's toy.Will we see a full-frame under $500 in next 10 years?

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Teardown

    Where's the 3ds ll teardown

  • Xbox 360 Teardown

    It's not very difficult to unlock the clips without causing cosmetic damages to the console.Use something small and sharp(I used a small knife), and you should be able to unclip them without doing too much damage to the shell

  • Mac Mini Late 2014 Teardown

    Next time just search on Google or Wikipedia:


  • HP Z820 Teardown

    What's underneath the heatsinks?

  • iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2638 Teardown

    The reason that the CPU is soldered is because Intel doesn't offer any socketed CPUs with the Iris Pro GPU. So Apple is forced to use the soldered processor instead

  • Chumby One Teardown

    Why don't you remove the heatsink near the USB port?

  • Elster REX2 Smart Meter Teardown

    Where's the encryption key stored into?

  • PlayStation 3 Super Slim Teardown

    It appears that there's no more NEC caps, and the RSX no longer have an IHS too.

    Is the ac jack soldered to the PSU PCB?If yes, it would be harder to replace if you break it.

    One more request:Can you remove the cover of the Cell?