M3 iMac Teardown: Apple’s Most Replaceable Battery?


It’s a little late in the season for Apples, but before we wrap up the year, we’ve got a final stocking stuffer. A device that’s so thin we almost forgot to tear it down: the M3 powered iMac. This razor-thin profile is made possible due to an external power supply—one that also holds the machine’s ethernet port.

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00:00 Intro
00:24 Removing the iMacs Display
00:43 Logic Board Bracket Removal
00:54 Visa Mount Removal
01:05 Logic Board Removal and Chip ID
01:36 Port Removal
01:46 Easiest Battery Removal
02:00 Display Adhesive Removal and Final Thoughts

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