October 16, 2021

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The first PlayStation 5 teardown reveals some hardware secrets

The first PlayStation 5 teardown reveals some hardware secrets

We are still A month away Since the official launch of the PlayStation 5, but the first public teardown of Sony’s console hardware courtesy has already reached us.

Japanese video (with English subtitles) Sony Posted Wednesday morning Answers to some of the remaining questions from previous statements and Recent time from some Japanese press.

Chief among them is to show how the circular block stand of the system works. When the PS5 is held vertically, the stand is held in place with a single large screw. When that screw is removed, it can be stored in a compartment in the base and a small cap fills in the screw hole in the system.

PS5 owners use the same base when placing the PS5 horizontally, giving the system a flat surface Sensitive curves To relax. In this configuration, however, the base will snap along with a set of bases on one of those white panels, no screw required.

Speaking of those white panels, the teardown video shows that they can be easily popped without tools. “Lift the back corner and slide it” as the video explains. When the white panels are turned off, users have easy access to the outside of the system’s cooling fan, which draws air from both sides of the system through two long side vents on the front and a rear vent that runs the entire length of the system.

The inner shell also has two “dust catcher” holes, which can be easily emptied, according to Sony. This is welcome news for PS4 owners who are accustomed to unlocking the system Canned air blasting To remove system-clogged dust.

Image list by Sony / YouTube

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