Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Disassembling the Mac Mini

Slashdot is reporting on the latest Mac mini news. Interestingly a leaked disassembly video shows that it might actually be fairly easy to get at things like the RAM and hard disk so that you can replace them yourself. User servicable components may not yet be dead...

CREDIT: macnews.de & mini-itx.com
The Mac mini main board

Also floating around the web are the shots of the Mac mini mainboard. The board is slightly smaller than Mini-ITX at around 160mm square, and includes Ethernet, Modem, DVI, USB, Firewire and audio connectors.

Update: Russell Beattie has had a go at replacing the RAM in his new Mac mini fairly sucessfully. So it looks doable...