Nintendo 3DS Teardown

Nintendo 3DS: Removing the SD card slot

After removed the SD card slot's screws and popping loose its connector, I used a thin metal blade to gently pry it loose from the EMI shield that it is glued to. I was able to do this without damaging either component.

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