Introduction

This will guide you through the process of replacing your PlayStation's optical drive.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the parallel port cover on the back of the PlayStation.
    • Remove the parallel port cover on the back of the PlayStation.

  2. Flip over the PlayStation and remove the six screws from the bottom.
    • Flip over the PlayStation and remove the six screws from the bottom.

    • Turn the PlayStation upright. Remove the cover by lifting it up.

    • Carefully disconnect the gold-colored ribbon cable from it's connector.

    • To avoid damaging the cable, pull it by the white, reinforced tab.

    • Disconnect the second cable by pulling up on the plastic connector at the end.

    • Lift the optical drive off of the PlayStation.

Conclusion

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

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