Introduction

This repair guide will walk you through the steps to removing and replacing the internal drive component of your APS Tech 101629 CD-Drive. First the external casing will need to be removed.

  1. Pry 4 plastic feet off the bottom of the enclosure using the iPod opening tool.
    • Pry 4 plastic feet off the bottom of the enclosure using the iPod opening tool.

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  2. Unscrew the four screws previously covered by the feet.
    • Unscrew the four screws previously covered by the feet.

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    • Flip the device right side up, then gently slide the casing upwards and off the hard drive.

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    • Flip device upside down again.

    • Gently pry the bottom gray casing away from the device.

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    • Rotate so back of device is facing you, then gently pry the back casing away.

    • When back casing is removed, the fan will become loose.

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    • Flip so device is upside down.

    • Remove 4 screws with Phillips #1 screw driver.

      • Be sure to save the washers that seperate the screws from the baseplate for reassembly.

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    • Slide the internal drive component away from the back of the device.

    • Remove the connections from the back of the internal component in the order of your choosing, we suggest left to right. The connections are:

      • Audio Connection

      • SCSI ID

      • Terminate On

      • SCSI Connection

      • DC Input (power)

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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