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Cracking open the Apple TV

Power supply unit (PSU) - Still inside the Apple TV

The Apple TV uses a Delta Electronics Switching Power Supply (Model: ADP-36BF A). The unit converts 100-240V ~1.0A AC to 5V 7.2A DC. The unit is wrapped in flexible, white plastic (held on with yellow tape), but the ends are exposed. Watch your fingers!

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler


Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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