Optical Drive hardware eject

I have an A1261 Core2duo 17" MacBook Pro which died due to a faulty logic board a few days ago. There's a dvd stuck in the drive which I want to get out. What are my options? It's out of warranty, so I don't mind tearing it down. Is there a hardware eject for the optical drive?

I'd also like to know if you guys stock logic boards for my laptop model... its a 2.5ghz core2duo 17" mbp

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Here is the guide for opening a drive to remove a disk. You must first remove the drive for the computer. I'm still looking for that guide for your computer. Ralph

Optical Drive Disc Removal Technique, or Foreign Object Removal

The best I can fin is the 15" MBP but it should give you a good idea. Ralph

MacBook Pro 15" Core 2 Duo Model A1211

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Thanks for that. I got the disk out using the credit card trick :) didn't actually think it would work, but it did :P thanks anyways


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