Removal Procedure

1. Locate the AirPort Extreme antenna.

2. Using a black stick, push the black latch (see inset) toward the I/O ports to release the antenna from the internal frame.

4. Carefully lift the antenna up and off the internal frame. Free the antenna from the kapton tape (circled). Important: Take care handling the AirPort antenna as a bent or warped antenna will affect AirPort connectivity.

Where Located The Mac Airport

5. Set the AirPort antenna off to the side. Note: The AirPort Extreme card and antenna cable are connected to the mezzanine board located under the internal frame.

Where Located The Mac Airport

6. Locate the Bluetooth antenna.

7. Pull the Bluetooth antenna up and out of the openings on the plastic rail. Free the antenna cable from the kapton tape. Important: Take care handling the Bluetooth antenna as a bent or warped antenna will affect Bluetooth connectivity.

8. Set the Bluetooth antenna off to the side and out of the way. Note: The Bluetooth board is connected to the mezzanine board located under the internal frame.

10. With a jeweler's # 0 Phillips screwdriver, remove 3 screws on the internal frame.
Bluetooth Airport

12. Gently guide the Bluetooth and Airport antenna cables down through the opening in the internal frame.

14. Locate the mezzanine board on the logic board. To access the AirPort Extreme/ Bluetooth card remove the two screws on the mezzanine board with a jeweler's # 0 Phillips screwdriver. Pull the mezzanine board straight up and off the logic board connector.

Mac Mini Airport Extreme Remove

15. Turn the mezzanine board over to access the screws on the AirPort Extreme/ Bluetooth card.

Airport Extreme Bluetooth Card

Remove the screws connecting the AirPort/Bluetooth card to the mezzanine board.

Remove the screws connecting the AirPort/Bluetooth card to the mezzanine board.

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