Introduction

The motherboard is the brain of the Sony BDP-S3700. This guide shows how to replace a faulty one.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Use the PH1 screwdriver to remove the two 9mm screws on the back of the Blu-ray player.

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  • Remove the back of the device by slowly sliding the rear outer housing backwards.

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  • Turn the Blu-ray over

  • Pry open the clips under and on the sides

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  • Once all the clips are open, slide the front outer housing out.

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  • Flip the Blu-ray back up

  • Remove the three ribbon cables that connect the disc drive to the motherboard.

  • Handle the circuits only on its side.

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  • Use a PH1 screwdriver to unscrew both of the 7mm screws on the side of the disc reader.

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  • Gently slide the disc drive to the right and lift up to remove the disc drive from the body of the player.

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  • Gently pull upwards on the ribbon cables to disconnect the motherboard from the Wi-Fi module and port board.

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  • Remove the three 7mm screws along the motherboard using a PH1 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the 4mm screw above the HDMI port and the 9mm screw Digital Out port.

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  • Carefully lift and pull the motherboard forward to remove.

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Conclusion

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

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