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Roku XDS Teardown

Wireless chip EMI shield

The Roku XDS' wireless chip is likely housed under this EMI shield. Unfortunately, the shield is soldered to the PCB.

Interestingly, there are two unused antenna connectors to the right of the shield.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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