MicroSD Adapter Teardown

MicroSD adapter teardown

UPDATE: It seems that Adafruit’s people also like know how the things works!

Hi all! Yesterday I was at home and I’ve got on the table a MicroSD adapter. I know, and also imagine, that this kind of adapters are just a contact extension to fit the MicroSD contacts in the SD format. But I need to ‘confirm’ it, so I take the screwdriver to open it, and here’s the result:

MicroSD Adapter TeardownThis is the adapter that I’ll open and it never will be the same. Once is open, carefully for not break any part, I obtain the three parts that make up the adapter: two plastic covers and the contact extender.

MicroSD Adapter TeardownThe extender can be removed carefully from the back plastic, and has enough quality for this kind of piecesThe extender can be removed carefully from the back plastic, and has enough quality for this kind of pieces:

MicroSD Adapter TeardownOn the MicroSD part, the contacts are folded, and acts like a spring when the microSD is inserted on the adapter:

MicroSD Adapter TeardownWith this my curiosity is satisfied, at least until I find more things to open 😉

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