Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson. You'll want to disassemble the flash drive with a small precision screwdriver.
Disassembling things gives you a good idea on how other think, and in this case on how big companies engineers think. This will be a short summary, mostly a step by step of what you will find and how to replicate this project. Step one: Get a small flat head, use it to pry the two joining pieces apart at the bottom of the USB metal case.
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Readers familiar with my penchant for exotic storage would probably stare at me in confusion as to why I would be reviewing such a plain product such as this one? Interestingly enough, as with most things that I do, there is a good reason. As with most Sandisk products, the item is sold in a hanger card format.
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I was just curious to know if anyone knows of a fail safe way to crack open the plastic packaging of these flash drives. If you can show me how to open one of them I should be able to open the rest of them. I've tried using a precision screw driver set you the ones which are very small but still cannot get the case to open.
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Bottom: The controller chip mounted to the underside of the PCB. The tiny thumb-sized USB flash drives we use to carry data around in our pockets are an odd mix of both fragility and resilience. Some can even survive taking a trip through the wash or accidentally accompanying you when you go for a swim.