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Wireless LAN antenna assembly and wireless USB antenna removal - Thinkpad W700, W700ds, W701, W701ds

Wireless LAN antenna assembly and wireless USB antenna removal

For access, remove these FRUs in order:

Note: The red cable is the wireless WAN antenna cable (MAIN). The blank cover of the wireless WAN does not have this cable.

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Wireless LAN antenna assembly and wireless USB antenna installation

When installing: As you route the cables, make sure that they are not subjected to any tension. Tension could cause the cables to be damaged by the cable guides, or a wire to be broken. When attaching the antenna cable, route the cable as shown in this figure:

[a] Wireless USB antenna (only for W700 and W700ds)
[b] Wireless LAN antenna assembly
Note: Some models do not have the Wireless USB antenna [a].

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  • For models with a damaged wireless USB antenna installed, remove the damage antenna and should NOT replace it.
  • For models with a non-damaged wireless USB antenna installed, leave it installed in the computer.
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