Hardware

Cracking Open the Lenovo IdeaPad K1

Cracking Open Lenovo IdeaPad K1: Button PCB

The internal microphone, power button, volume up/down buttons, and screen rotation lock switch are all located on this small circuit board.

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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...