Introduction

If the device is having trouble reading disks, the laser may need to be replaced.

  1. Remove the five exposed 7.9 mm phillips screws with the spudger.
    • Remove the five exposed 7.9 mm phillips screws with the spudger.

    • Punch through the warranty sticker with the spudger and remove the screw underneath.

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  2. Remove the rubber feet with the screwdriver.
    • Remove the rubber feet with the screwdriver.

    • Remove the screws that the rubber feet were covering.

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    • Lift up the cover gently.

    • The tray is still connected to the base with wires.

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    • Remove the wires with tweezers by gently pulling on the base they are attached to.

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    • Remove the large connector.

    • Remove the small connector.

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    • Remove Philips screws with #0 Philips Screwdriver.

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    • Lift up the black piece connected to the wires.

    • Lift gently because ribbon cable is attached to bottom.

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    • Unlock the lock clip

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    • Remove the T6 screws with the T6 screwdriver.

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    • Gently pull rods out with tweezers.

    • Be sure the laser is out of the way so that the rods can be removed.

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    • Be careful when removing the rods because a fragile metal piece may break.

    • Pull laser off of the rods.

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Conclusion

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

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where do I buy the lens?

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