Heatsink installation

Note

The same principle applies to all adapters except the M.2 B+M-Key Adapter.

Installation

Assemble items in the order shown in the picture:

Heatsink installation
  • Grab an adapter.

  • Peel off the cover shield from the thin thermal interface (0.5mm) and apply it to the top of the adapter where the USDR will be placed.

Heatsink installation: thermal interface
  • Gently plug the USDR into the adapter.

  • Route the MHF4 jumper cables from the USDR onto the adapter (refer to the specific adapter instructions in the main menu).

Heatsink installation: USDR and MHF4 cables
  • Peel off the cover shield from the thick thermal interface (2.0mm) and apply it on top of the USDR.

  • Apply the heatsink.

This is how the assembly should look like:

Heatsink installation: assembly view