Introduction

This guide gives instructions on how to remove the Right-Side Motherboard (Yellow) of the Toshiba SD-K740 DVD player, which controls the buttons and power function.

Parts

No parts required.

Make sure the DVD player is unplugged before beginning.
  • Make sure the DVD player is unplugged before beginning.

  • Remove the three .303 inch screws from the back panel using a #0 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Turn the DVD player on its side. Remove the .303 inch screw.
  • Turn the DVD player on its side.

  • Remove the .303 inch screw.

  • Now flip the DVD player onto its other side.

  • Remove the .303 inch screw from this side.

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Flip the DVD player over onto it's front face.
  • Flip the DVD player over onto it's front face.

  • Remove the back panel by lifting up and pulling it towards yourself.

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Flip the DVD player so its top is sitting on your working surface.
  • Flip the DVD player so its top is sitting on your working surface.

  • Lift and push away each of the two tabs located in the middle of the player.

  • The front panel will not come off during this step, so do not force it.

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Flip the DVD player on its side.
  • Flip the DVD player on its side.

  • Lift and slide forward a single tab on the side.

  • The front panel will not come off during this step, so do not force it.

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Grasp the front panel and pull forward and to your right to remove. Grasp the front panel and pull forward and to your right to remove.
  • Grasp the front panel and pull forward and to your right to remove.

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Remove the black tie holding the two rear ribbon cables together by untwisting it.
  • Remove the black tie holding the two rear ribbon cables together by untwisting it.

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Remove the first of two ribbon cables connected to the motherboard by pulling vertically. Remove the first of two ribbon cables connected to the motherboard by pulling vertically.
  • Remove the first of two ribbon cables connected to the motherboard by pulling vertically.

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Remove the second of two ribbon cables connected to the motherboard by pulling vertically. Remove the second of two ribbon cables connected to the motherboard by pulling vertically.
  • Remove the second of two ribbon cables connected to the motherboard by pulling vertically.

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Pull the two cables to the right to disentangle from the disc drive.
  • Pull the two cables to the right to disentangle from the disc drive.

  • Do not tug, pull, or force cable, it should slide out with minimal force.

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Pull power cord vertically to detach from the casing.
  • Pull power cord vertically to detach from the casing.

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Remove the three .303 inch screws attaching the inverter board to the casing using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the three .303 inch screws attaching the inverter board to the casing using a #0 Phillips screwdriver.

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Push the inverter board forward and to the left to remove from the holding ledges.
  • Push the inverter board forward and to the left to remove from the holding ledges.

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Lift the inverter board from the back end and pull toward you to complete removal. Lift the inverter board from the back end and pull toward you to complete removal.
  • Lift the inverter board from the back end and pull toward you to complete removal.

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Conclusion

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

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