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Modifications apportées à l'étape #6

Modifié par Jeff Suovanen

Modification approuvée par Jeff Suovanen

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[* black] Nine Phillips screws later, the plastic midframe + antenna doesn't come off. But after we find a tenth screw hiding under a liquid damage indicator, it does.
-[* black] Under the plastic midframe we get up-close and personal with that oversized slider mechanism.
- [* icon_note] Surely it serves some extra-special purpose besides moving the alert slider?
-[* black] Nope, looks like it just moves the slider. We're guessing the souped-up design is just to keep water out.
-[* black] Just to make sure there's nothing special hiding in that housing we send some X-rays through it.
- [* black] Nothing. Still just a water resistant slider.
-[* black] [insert x-ray of] giant ringer/silent switch
+[* black] Under the plastic midframe, we get up-close and personal with that oversized slider mechanism.
+[* icon_note] The slider moves this hefty metal plunger, which flips a mechanical switch on the motherboard.
+[* black] Why the seemingly overwrought design? Is it something to do with ingress protection? Or maybe to give the switch better tactile feedback? Share your best guesses in the comments.
+[* black] Here's an X-ray to further fuel the speculative fire.

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