Computer Electronics

Teardown: Logitech CREATE Backlit Keyboard Case

19 November 2016
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.

The CREATE Keyboard Case is a toolkit that gives you everything you need to make the most of your iPad Pro— a protective case, backlit keyboard and integrated holder for the Apple Pencil all in one lightweight package. Whether you are posting an update, watching a video or drawing a sketch, CREATE enables you to unleash your creativity and productivity wherever you go.

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Summary points:

Backlit Keyboard Case for iPad Pro MFI Certified; Connect through Apple Smart Connector to iPad Pro

Apple Authentication Module

Target market: Computer Accessory

Released: 2015 Nov

Pricing: $129.99 MSRP

Availability: Global

Total cost (direct materials and manufacturing): $31.13

Main PCB Top Main PCB Top

Major Components:

  • Apple Authentication Module, Contains STM32L052T6 MCU, MFI337S3959 Apple MFI Co-Processor - (Qty: 1)
  • Keyboard Assembly, Injection-Molded Plastic Keys, Painted, Laser Etched, Mounted on Metal Backing Plate, with Interconnect Flex PCB - (Qty: 1)
  • Enclosure, Main, Top Frame, Stamped/Formed Aluminum, Anodized, Printed, with PSA - (Qty: 1)
  • Box, Paperboard, Full-Color Printed, with Magnet - (Qty: 1)
  • Keyboard Bottom, Injection-Molded Plastic - (Qty: 1)
  • Magnet, Neodymium, with PSA - (Qty: 18)
  • Enclosure, Main, Top, Injection-Molded Plastic, Painted - (Qty: 1)
  • iPad Holder, Injection-Molded Plastic - (Qty: 1)
  • Cover Cloth, Nylon Woven Fabric, Die-Cut - (Qty: 1)
  • Right Side Faceplate, Two-Shot Injection-Molded Plastic & TPE - (Qty: 1)

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