Kindle Hardware Index
Index of the Hardware catagory threads, posts and off-site resources.
The Hardware specific knowledge in How To guides and other documentation is also part of this Hardware catagory.
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Accelerometer Manually loading K5 accelerometer driver.
 Serial Port
Friends do not allow friends to flash custom firmware without a serial port connection.
Kindle 1 Kindle 1 Serial Port Hack (Hak5 video) - Youtube.com
Kindle 3 Kindle 3 serial plug designs
Kindle 4 K4 serial port pinout
Kindle 5 K5 serial port pinout
Kindle Paperwhite Kindle Paperwhite serial port
2014 Basic Kindle KT2 serial port pinout and access
Kindle DX Kindle DX serial console
1v8 Serial Kindle serial adapter level shifter circuit
MicroFTX USB to serial interface, can use 1.8V logic level if supplied with reference voltage e.g.from the PW1
 Reading Light
Various DIY reading lights.
 K3 Light
K2 Teardown Kindle 2 teardown - iFixit.com
K3 Teardown Kindle 3 teardown - Techrepublic.com
K3 Teardown Kindle 3 teardown (EEVblog video) - Youtube.com
DXG teardown DX Graphite teardown - Techrepublic.com
Kindle 4 Kindle 4 teardown
Kindle Touch Kindle Touch teardown - Techrepublic.com
Kindle Paperwhite Teardown by Powerbook Medic
Kindle Paperwhite Teardown by EEVblog
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