Void your warranty: Apple iPod 5G

Starting today, I’ll be posting teardowns of consumer electronics every month or so. These photos have been taken a long time ago, but are still relevant because most of the manufacturing technologies haven’t changed.

Resistive welds can clearly be seen, as well as an injection moulded Zamack frame. Lots of EMI gaskets and flexible circuit boards too. And a repair I made circa 2009.

Like this? You might be interested in my latest project. It's a desk light made completely from a single sheet of printed circuit board. Check it out:


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