Introduction

This guide will show you how to open up your Blu-ray player and remove the motherboard in order to replace various components of it or the whole unit.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Remove the three black 3/16” Phillips #2 screws from the backside of the player. Image 2/2: With the backside (audio/video jacks) facing you, lift the part of the cover closer to you and pull until it is off.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Two tabs on the disc drive Image 2/3: Two tabs on the left and right side of the player Image 3/3: Be careful when handling these tabs. They are very fragile and can be easily broken.
  • 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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  • Using your fingers, pull the three tape-like cables to disconnect the disc drive from the green motherboard.

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Image 1/2: With the front side facing you lift the front of disc drive, slide it toward you and pull out to remove. Image 2/2: With the front side facing you lift the front of disc drive, slide it toward you 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, slide it toward you and pull out to remove.

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Image 1/3: The connector may be difficult to remove. Wiggling it while pulling out may help release it. Image 2/3: Remove the power cord from the panel by carefully sliding it upwards from its seating. Image 3/3: Remove the power cord from the panel by carefully sliding it upwards from its seating.
  • Detach the power supply cord from the brown motherboard by pushing the locking clip on the connector, and pulling out.

    • The connector may be difficult to remove. Wiggling it while pulling out may help release it.

  • Remove the power cord from the panel by carefully sliding it upwards from its seating.

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Image 1/2: One screw inbetween the audio/video jacks Image 2/2: One screw to the bottom right of the audio/video jacks
  • Remove the two black 3/16” Phillips #2 screws from the backside of the player.

    • One screw inbetween the audio/video jacks

    • One screw to the bottom right of the audio/video jacks

  • With the backside facing you, pull the bottom of the panel towards you and lift to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Beware of the capacitors as they may shock you when touched. Image 2/2: Remove the the two silver 3/16” Phillips #2 screws from the green motherboard.
  • Handle the motherboards with care. They are fragile.

  • Beware of the capacitors as they may shock you when touched.

  • Remove the the two silver 3/16” Phillips #2 screws from the green motherboard.

  • Remove the one black 3/16” Phillips #2 screw from the brown motherboard

  • Use both hands to carefully lift the motherboard unit away from the player.

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Conclusion

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

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