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I am getting a model 3 

i am told i turns on but thats all the description i have.

what all should i check before powering it on for the first time.

should i open it up and disconnect the power supply and check it before anything else



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Congratulations! Model 3 is such a cool looking machine with it's silver case. Does it have any disk drives? That will affect what happens when its turned on. 


If it's being shipped you really want to open it up and check everything is intact/reseat chips etc. Before powering it on. You may also want to look out for RIFA caps in the power supply as they can make some 'magic smoke'. 


I will defer to the experts here for anything else.

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