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iFixit Teardown: Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Keyboard

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iFixit Teardown

iFixit teardown experts took apart the new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2 and Magic Trackpad 2 revealing their internal components and the interior designs.

Magic Keyboard

iFixit started off by taking apart the Magic Keyboard’s adhesive to discover its logic board, rechargeable 793 mAh lithium-ion battery, lightning connector cable and a honeycomb-shaped spacer layer. The tear-down experts also removed the device’s key-caps to reveal Apple’s new scissor mechanism.

Device’s logic board contains a Broadcom Bluetooth transceiver, ST Microelectronics microcontroller, NXP charging IC and Texas Instruments battery charger:

  • Broadcom BCM20733 Enhanced Data Rate Bluetooth 3.0 Single-Chip Solution
  • ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB 72 MHz 32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3
  • NXP 1608A1 Charging IC
  • Texas Instruments BQ24250C Single Input I2C/Standalone Switch-Mode Li-Ion Battery Charger

However, the new Magic Keyboard only managed to get a low repairability score of 3 out of 10, with 10 being the easiest to repair. It was told that this low score is due to the excessive use of strong adhesives and difficulty of opening the device without damaging the internal constituents.

Magic Mouse 2

Moving on, iFixit then examined the Magic Mouse 2 by removing the adhesive feet and then separating the lower casing from the device which disclosed the mouse’s mid-frame. Removing four plastic clips led to a 1,986 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The device also has a capacitative touch-sensing array, a tiny switch for clicking and a logic board with similar chips to as those found on the logic board of Magic Keyboard:

  • Broadcom BCM20733 Enhanced Data Rate Bluetooth 3.0 Single-Chip Solution
  • Unknown 303S0499—probably a proprietary Apple touch controller
  • NXP 1608A1 Charging IC
  • Texas Instruments 56AYZ21
  • ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB 72 MHz 32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3

Magic Mouse 2 received a very low repairability score of 2 out of 10.

Magic Trackpad 2

iFixt also got its hands on the Magic Trackpad 2. They went on examining the device by prying through its adhesives to reveal its Taptic Engine for Force Touch, 2,024 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery, Lightning connector cable, touchpad, strain gauges and logic board with six chips.

  • Broadcom BCM20733 Enhanced Data Rate Bluetooth 3.0 Single-Chip Solution
  • ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB 72 MHz 32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3
  • NXP 1608A1 Charging IC
  • Texas Instruments BQ24250C Single Input I2C/Standalone Switch-Mode Li-Ion Battery Charger
  • Intersil ISL656A Two-Phase PWM Controller
  • International Rectifier IRFH3702 Single N-Channel HEXFET Power MOSFET

Magic Trackpad 2 also managed to receive a low repairability score of 3 out of 10.

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