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Image 1/2: You will know it is the bottom because there will be six silver screws visible. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Do not pull the converter device out by the cord. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/2: Lift panel free of device. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: You can identify the end cap by noting the label "SuperDisk Drive" above where you would insert a floppy disk. Image 2/2: 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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  • 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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Image 1/2: You may have to use the plastic spudger in several spots along the metal casing. Image 2/2: 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.

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  • Flip the device over so the plastic arm is face up.

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Image 1/2: To the keep the spring from flying in the air and getting lost, put your finger on one end of the spring to hold it in place while you detach the other end. It does not matter which end you chose to detach first. Image 2/2: To the keep the spring from flying in the air and getting lost, put your finger on one end of the spring to hold it in place while you detach the other end. It does not matter which end you chose to detach first.
  • Remove the small spring that connects the plastic arm to the disk drive.

  • To the keep the spring from flying in the air and getting lost, put your finger on one end of the spring to hold it in place while you detach the other end. It does not matter which end you chose to detach first.

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Image 1/3: Apply pressure on the plastic tab and slide it backwards to release that end of the arm from the disk drive. Image 2/3: Apply pressure on the plastic tab and slide it backwards to release that end of the arm from the disk drive. Image 3/3: Apply pressure on the plastic tab and slide it backwards to release that end of the arm from the disk drive.
  • Locate the tab with a raised dot on the immobile end of the plastic arm.

  • Apply pressure on the plastic tab and slide it backwards to release that end of the arm from the disk drive.

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Image 1/3: Completely remove the plastic arm from the disk drive. Image 2/3: Replace the arm if it is broken or set it aside and continue to your next task. Image 3/3: Replace the arm if it is broken or set it aside and continue to your next task.
  • Rotate the plastic arm until it fits through the opening in the disk drive and pull it out.

  • Completely remove the plastic arm from the disk drive.

  • Replace the arm if it is broken or set it aside and continue to your next task.

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Conclusion

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

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