BlackBerry PlayBook teardown

BlackBerry PlayBook Teardown: Peeling back the antenna wire battery tape

Several antenna wires are attached to the battery pack with black tape. I decided to peel away enough of the tape to free the wire from the battery.

I would later discover that I could have left the wires taped to the battery pack--as the battery assembly (including the wires) can be removed as a single unit.

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