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We took the long way there, but it looks like a simple display replacement is one of the easiest jobs on the Studio. Good news for any folks prone to being a little hamfisted with their Surface Dial.

With the case emptied and display removed, this is still a hefty piece of hardware—clearly the crown jewel of Microsoft's burgeoning engineering prowess.

The top bar features a couple of tightly-wound springs and a calibration screw in the center, along with the termination of four display interconnect cables that run inside of the hinges and press onto the back of the display.

Inside the foot, the other end of the arms are each tensioned by a pair of extension springs, similar to what you'd find in a garage door.