After Hours

Cracking open the Apple TV

Delta Electronics cooling fan (Model: BFB0605LB)

The cooling fan was next on my list of components to remove. The Apple TV's Delta Electronics cooling fan (Model: BFB0605LB) is held in place by three rubber posts and a piece of yellow tape. You do not actually need to disconnect and remove the cooling fan to remove the main PCB from the case, but I wanted to see what was under the fan.

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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