Category Archives: Teardown

Northern Telecom Meridian Handset …part 2

Nortel QMV491 Lets look at the other QMV part number. The QMV491BT5 oddly with no manufacturer logo         De-capping the part and I confirm this is another Nortel fabricated part and alongside the copyright and mask registration … Continue reading

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Northern Telecom Meridian Phone (1994)

The Nortel Meridian office phone was a very common phone with many versions made (This is model #M9216).  It’s not uncommon to still find them in use today in offices in this part of the world.   (Reminder to myself … Continue reading

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Blackberry 8830

This is the world edition Blackberry 8830 from Dec 2007 (So just after the iPhone had launched and a just off the peak of Blackberry popularity.) Some teardowns go better than others, this one as you shall see is definitely … Continue reading

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Regent DVD Player

Today’s teardown a Regent DVD player manufactured in January 2005. The Regent brand is not a prestigious brand. A the top load mechanism, basic controls and composite video (Or S-Video) output make it a very basic DVD player.     … Continue reading

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