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Apple Mac mini 2010 (A1347) Teardown

Mac mini main logic board connectors

There are a series of connectors on the Mac mini's main logic board for the optical drive, hard disk, thermal sensor, and IR senor. You will need to gently disconnect all these cables before removing the logic board from the Mac mini's unibody enclosure.

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