Parts

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Flip the device over so the bottom is facing up. You will know it is the bottom because there will be six silver screws visible.
  • Flip the device over so the bottom is facing up.

  • You will know it is the bottom because there will be six silver screws visible.

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Remove the USB converter device by gently pulling it out. Do not pull the converter device out by the cord.
  • Remove the USB converter device by gently pulling it out.

  • Do not pull the converter device out by the cord.

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Remove the six silver screws using a small Phillips head screwdriver. Remove the six silver screws using a small Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Remove the six silver screws using a small Phillips head screwdriver.

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Slide the bottom plastic panel of the shell down so it is free of the end cap and the top panel. Lift panel free of device.
  • Slide the bottom plastic panel of the shell down so it is free of the end cap and the top panel.

  • Lift panel free of device.

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Remove the plastic end cap by sliding it forward, freeing from the rest of the device. You can identify the end cap by noting the label "SuperDisk Drive" above where you would insert a floppy disk.
  • Remove the plastic end cap by sliding it forward, freeing from the rest of the device.

  • You can identify the end cap by noting the label "SuperDisk Drive" above where you would insert a floppy disk.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Slide the metal housing out of the plastic shell. Slide the metal housing out of the plastic shell.
  • Slide the metal housing out of the plastic shell.

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Slide metal panel out of the metal casing. Slide metal panel out of the metal casing.
  • Slide metal panel out of the metal casing.

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Slide disk drive out of metal casing. Slide disk drive out of metal casing.
  • Slide disk drive out of metal casing.

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Flip the disk drive over so the the plug on the daughter board is visible.
  • Flip the disk drive over so the the plug on the daughter board is visible.

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Using an iPod opener put pressure on the white plug and pull backwards until the daughter board unplugs from the main unit. Using an iPod opener put pressure on the white plug and pull backwards until the daughter board unplugs from the main unit.
  • Using an iPod opener put pressure on the white plug and pull backwards until the daughter board unplugs from the main unit.

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Gently pull on the daughter board until it separates from the device. Gently pull on the daughter board until it separates from the device.
  • Gently pull on the daughter board until it separates from the device.

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Place a plastic spudger in between the disk drive and its metal casing. Use the spudger as a lever the until the metal casing detaches from the disk drive. You may have to use the plastic spudger in several spots along the metal casing.
  • Place a plastic spudger in between the disk drive and its metal casing. Use the spudger as a lever the until the metal casing detaches from the disk drive.

  • You may have to use the plastic spudger in several spots along the metal casing.

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lift the disk drive completely out of the metal casing and set it aside.
  • lift the disk drive completely out of the metal casing and set it aside.

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Conclusion

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

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Does anyone know if the MAC USB version works on modern PCs?

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