Introduction

This guide will show you how to open up your Blu-ray player and remove the disc drive, whether it is to install a new one or gain access to the disc drive's components like the reader and tray motor.

Parts

No parts required.

Ensure the device is unplugged to prevent shocks. Remove the three black 3/16” Phillips #2 screws from the backside of the player.
  • Ensure the device is unplugged to prevent shocks.

  • Remove the three black 3/16” Phillips #2 screws from the backside of the player.

  • With the backside (audio/video jacks) facing you, lift the part of the cover closer to you and pull until it is off.

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Using your fingers, pull the three tape-like cables to disconnect the disc drive from the green motherboard.
  • Using your fingers, pull the three tape-like cables to disconnect the disc drive from the green motherboard.

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Unhinge the tabs that attach the front panel to the unit: Two tabs on the disc drive Two tabs on the left and right side of the player
  • Unhinge the tabs that attach the front panel to the unit:

    • Two tabs on the disc drive

    • Two tabs on the left and right side of the player

      • Be careful when handling these tabs. They are very fragile and can be easily broken.

    • Three tabs on the underside of the player

  • Pull panel away from case.

    • If the panel does not come off right away, be sure to check if tabs have inadvertently switched back to their locked position.

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Remove the two black  3/16” Phillips #2 mounting screws from the left and right side of the disc drive. With the front side facing you lift the front of disc drive and pull out to remove.
  • Remove the two black 3/16” Phillips #2 mounting screws from the left and right side of the disc drive.

  • With the front side facing you lift the front of disc drive and pull out to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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