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Cracking Open the Lenovo IdeaPad K1

Cracking Open Lenovo IdeaPad K1: Removing the metal rim

A metal rim surrounds most of the IdeaPad K1's back edge. Once I removed the screws that held it in place, I was able to gently pry it loose from the front panel assembly.

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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...

4 comments
wty
wty

Great job on the breakdown! I am thinking of developing a car charger for the K1, but from the images I can't tell the type/brand of the i/o/power/usb connector. Is is totally proprietary, or is it a shelf part?

spencor
spencor

this is going to be a great deal made