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Default It rattles - 12-15-2008, 08:50 PM

This weekend I noticed that my mini 9 rattled. Like something was loose. It never did that before. I removed the two screens and access cover on the bottom and found the source. Next to the wifi broadcom card is a round disc, under the plastic shell. It's loose, whatever it is. There must be wires connected out of sight because it won't come out. Anyone know what that thing is?
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Default Re: It rattles - 12-15-2008, 10:12 PM

Obsidian Mini 9 > 2gb ram, 16gb ssd, bluetooth, 1.3mp webcam, us-intl kbd
Internal Mods > usb hub, 16gb flash drive, 8gb flash drive, added webcam, changed kbd
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Default Re: It rattles - 12-15-2008, 10:43 PM

Mmm, more of that wonderful build quality.. Hotglue it back in place..

Tired of wondering if your Mini9 is doing ANYTHING? - Add a HDD Activity LED
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Default Re: It rattles - 12-18-2008, 03:43 PM

I have rattling on my system, but it's from the battery. The battery has never sat right on the back of the machine. Doesn't bother me though.

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