Mac mini Model A1283 Hard Drive
iPod 4th Generation or Photo Logic Board
Use of a small plastic separation tool to lift on the shoulders of the connector will make this easier. The body of the connector occupies most of the vertical portion of the assembly.
The wires are connected to the flat shoulder piece.
Confirming Success #44.
While I would advocate for good lighting, non-geriatric eyes, or a vision headset, and serious patience, I do not thing this was extremely difficult. I'm 66. Took my time, and it came up ok.