- Andrew Ngai disassembled the AirTags within the days of its launch.
- He stacks the battery and the circuit adjacently to make it storable in the wallet.
Apple products and generally very chic and compact. But they are not small enough to fit into a wallet. Moreover, it turns the wallet bulky. One of the talented AirTag owners has come up with a solution to this. He has indirectly said that nothing you cannot fix with a soldering gun. He proves that you can fry your brand new AirTag in the blink of an eye with a 3D printer.
Andrew Ngai noticed that the device’s thickness comes from its PCB. On top of it, Apple stacks a battery. So he set out to arrange both of them adjacently.
How Andrew Ngai fixed the AirTag stack:
With the help from iFixit guides, Andrew tore the AirTag down to its basic components. He made sure that everything works in the disassembled situation. After that, he printed out a new 3D case. He also soldered wires to connect the board with the battery.
He put everything back in one piece. All this he accomplished within the days of its launch. This kind of project requires a broad skill set to work with. But Andrew has uploaded the STL file for the 3D printed cardholder on Thingiverse. Anyone who wants to do the same can take a look at how Andrew accomplished it.