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.
  • 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

      • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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