After Hours

Cracking open the Apple TV

Apple TV without cooling fan

With the cooling fan removed, I decided to finally remove the main PCB. The silver-colored, bracing bar still holds the main PCB to the case. You must remove the brace before lifting out the main PCB.

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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...