Cracking Open the Dell Adamo

Separating the display from the display assembly

After lifting the clutch cover off, there's plenty of room to thread the display cables through the top case and remove the display assembly.
The display uses a LED backlight, so no inverter is necessary. As shown on this step, the display data cable is on the left, and the camera data cable is on the right.

Photo and caption by iFixit for TechRepublic.


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