Parts

No parts required.

  1. Flip the device over so the bottom is facing up.
    • 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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  2. Remove the USB converter device by gently pulling it out.
    • 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.

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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.

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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.

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    • Slide the metal housing out of the plastic shell.

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    • Slide metal panel out of the metal casing.

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    • 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.

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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.

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    • 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.

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    • 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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