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Magic Trackpad 2, new Magic Keyboard, and Magic Mouse 2 receive the teardown treatment; earn 3 of 10 in repairability score

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Magic Trackpad 2, new Magic Keyboard, and Magic Mouse 2 receive the teardown treatment; earn 3 of 10 in repairability score

Repair mavens over at iFixit have carried out a captivating triple teardown of Apple’s recent Magic equipment—the Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Keyboard—and discovered that every one 3 units are equipped with many of the comparable chips additionally discovered in different Apple merchandise.

First of all, the units all percentage equivalent Bluetooth 3.0 chips from Broadcom (the BCM20733), that is fascinating for the Magic Trackpad 2, seeing as that accent wishes a Bluetooth 4.0-supplied Mac to pair to it. On most sensible of that, all 3 equipment use the similar lithium-ion battery.

The Magic Mouse 2, in keeping with iFixit, is just about just like its predecessor, except for for a few key variations. For one, the lithium-ion battery has changed the aspect of access for the pair of AA batteries wanted in the older style of the mouse. Interestingly sufficient, the Lightning port is in reality on the backside of the mouse, which, as many Mouse 2 house owners will in finding out, makes charging and the use of the tool unattainable.


“The Magic Mouse 2 is briefly unnecessary while stressed out—until you propose to make use of your brow as a mousepad,” iFixit remarked jokingly. The Magic Mouse makes use of a 3.76 S, 7.28 Wh, 1,986 mAh lithium-ion battery able of preserving approximately 9 % extra juice than the one inside of the iPhone 6s.

And listed here are the chips used:
  • Broadcom BCM20733 Enhanced Data Rate Bluetooth 3.0 Single-Chip Solution
  • Unknown 303S0499—most certainly a proprietary Apple contact controller
  • NXP 1608A1 Charging IC
  • Texas Instruments 56AYZ21
  • ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB 72 MHz 32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3
The tool bears a style quantity of “A1657”.

As for the new Magic Keyboard, it includes a identical keyboard format and profile as the 12-inch MacBook, however as an alternative of the pc’s butterfly key switches, the new Magic Keyboard boasts the acquainted scissor mechanism. The new keys have just a unmarried millimeter of trip, and customers will realize that they press down utterly flat like the 12-inch MacBook’s keyboard.
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