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why is there copper on the battery cover?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by antipesto93, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. antipesto93

    antipesto93 Well-Known Member
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    if you look under your battery door, there is like abit that sticks out, and i accidently peeled a bit away, and it reveals a copper...sheet ...type thing...is it some sort of signal booster? what is it doing on the battery door?

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    you can see the little shiny thing in the middle left area? whats it for?
     

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  2. antipesto93

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  3. macwillis

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    hmm could possible be either a signal booster or something to do with the battery
     
  4. nx1977

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    Didnt manufacturers do this to reduce the SAR levels?
     
  5. houdini2005

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    i think its a heat sink, lithium batts can get a bit hot.
     
  6. Karolis

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    It's not covering the battery, so it's more likely that copper is for reducing SAR levels as mentioned by nx1977.
     
  7. gie62001

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    hmm i just checked inside of my back cover and i don't have these bit of copper sticking out. mine looks all filled up nicelly. hmm does anyone else have it?
     
  8. Karolis

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    Read the original post again. He said he accidentally scratched it ;)
     
  9. gie62001

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    uh my bad, sorry didn't read it well as the screenshot was huge :) thanx for correcting me. so is it that easy to peel that plastic off?
     
  10. Karolis

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    Ir probably is, but I don't see why you would need to be scratching it in the first place :)
     
  11. gie62001

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    true that's why i was wondering how it happened as i wouldn't want to sratch anything off mine :)
     
  12. Jack10

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    email HTC, you will get a response sooner than you think.
     
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