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HTC ThunderBolt Teardown

HTC ThunderBolt Teardown: Control button ribbon cable

Before separating the HTC ThunderBolt's display assembly and main PCB, I needed to disconnect this small ribbon cable. It is likely used for the control buttons located along the bottom edge of the screen.

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