Introduction

A guide to remove the GD-ROM from the Sega Dreamcast.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Verify that the console is disconnected from the AC outlet before you begin.
    • Verify that the console is disconnected from the AC outlet before you begin.

    • Flip the console over on its back.

    • Take note of your model number, in case replacement parts are needed.

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  2. Remove the expansion bay by applying pressure to the small clip on the expansion bay while prying it away from the console.
    • Remove the expansion bay by applying pressure to the small clip on the expansion bay while prying it away from the console.

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    • Locate and remove all four black 12mm Phillips #02 screws from the underside of the console.

    • Note: Remove the expansion bay to locate the fourth screw

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    • Internal components can be loose. Be careful that they do not fall out when removing the cover.

    • Turn the console right side up.

    • Remove the top cover by gently lifting the upper portion of the console.

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    • Be gentle with the white controller cable as it can be a bit fragile.

    • Disconnect the white controller cable by gently pulling the the cable while wiggling it back and forth until it detaches from the controller board.

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    • Remove the four 14mm Philips #02 screws located on the controller board.

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    • Disconnect the white fan header from the controller port.

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    • Remove the controller board by lifting it up from the controller port.

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Conclusion

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

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