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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Conclusion

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

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