With iPad 2, Apple has unveiled a new cover designed SmartCover same time as the second generation of tablet. This cover is positioned with millimeter accuracy using thirty magnets located in the cover and the chassis of the iPad 2. A magnet is even used to turn the screen when the cover is lifted and vice versa, thus avoiding the light and unlock the iPad 2.
A user iPad Russian first generation bought magnets and placed them on the edge of its original iPad to adapt the SmartCover the iPad 2. Le tout fonctionne parfaitement. It works perfectly. Obviously, the alarm feature is not supported by the iPad original since it requires an internal component. For information, The Russian Used Pencil has been used magnets B6301 purchased from K & J Magnetics.