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Take Apart a Samsung DVD-P231 DVD Player Progressive Scan Digital Video.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Samsung DVD-P231 DVD Player Progressive Scan Digital Video, use our service manual.

First make sure that the DVD player can actually turn on, this is a deconstruct but we want to make sure there are no major issues ENSURE YOUR SAFETY BY UNPLUGGING THE DEVICE BEFORE BEGINNING
  • First make sure that the DVD player can actually turn on, this is a deconstruct but we want to make sure there are no major issues

  • ENSURE YOUR SAFETY BY UNPLUGGING THE DEVICE BEFORE BEGINNING

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Remove the screws on the outside edge of the top covering with the bottom of the DVD Player down There will be 3 Screws, two on either side and 1 in the center top of the back side of the DVD Player
  • Remove the screws on the outside edge of the top covering with the bottom of the DVD Player down

  • There will be 3 Screws, two on either side and 1 in the center top of the back side of the DVD Player

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Gently cleave open the top case from the bottom case using your hands The inside should appear as the second photo
  • Gently cleave open the top case from the bottom case using your hands

  • The inside should appear as the second photo

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Remove the 3 screws, the two upper screws swill require a smaller screwdriver The second images two screws will require the larger screwdriver, make sure to not strip these
  • Remove the 3 screws, the two upper screws swill require a smaller screwdriver

  • The second images two screws will require the larger screwdriver, make sure to not strip these

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Remove all ribbons with great care gently wiggling side to side while applying force perpendicular to the circuit board
  • Remove all ribbons with great care gently wiggling side to side while applying force perpendicular to the circuit board

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Remove the clips around the edge of the front face, there may very well be more than I show in these pictures, but make sure to do this before you proceed There are two on the bottom that you press together to unclip the DVD reader There are two on the bottom that you press together to unclip the DVD reader
  • Remove the clips around the edge of the front face, there may very well be more than I show in these pictures, but make sure to do this before you proceed

  • There are two on the bottom that you press together to unclip the DVD reader

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Gently tug Upwards using the front face of the DVD Player as a pivot, make sure that no clips are still connected If you were successful you will notice the lip cover for the DVD tray has been removed and can be downward slid back on
  • Gently tug Upwards using the front face of the DVD Player as a pivot, make sure that no clips are still connected

  • If you were successful you will notice the lip cover for the DVD tray has been removed and can be downward slid back on

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Gently tilt up the board making sure to check the ribbon connections twice
  • Gently tilt up the board making sure to check the ribbon connections twice

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Remove the screws on the back plate(side with all the ports) Press in the very small and fragile tabs(image 2) with a flathead, nail, or other small tipped objects turn the knob as seen in the third picture to align the hole in the case with the knob wings
  • Remove the screws on the back plate(side with all the ports)

  • Press in the very small and fragile tabs(image 2) with a flathead, nail, or other small tipped objects

  • turn the knob as seen in the third picture to align the hole in the case with the knob wings

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Unplug the power cable from the circuit board, pay attention to the tab on the side, press it down and pull Pull back the two tabs on either side of the back case and pull away Pull back the two tabs on either side of the back case and pull away
  • Unplug the power cable from the circuit board, pay attention to the tab on the side, press it down and pull

  • Pull back the two tabs on either side of the back case and pull away

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Gently slide off the copper slip around the ports if there is evidence of corrosion Place in vinegar(preferably apple cider) for 30 minutes to an hour to remove the corrosion from the copper slip Place in vinegar(preferably apple cider) for 30 minutes to an hour to remove the corrosion from the copper slip
  • Gently slide off the copper slip around the ports if there is evidence of corrosion

  • Place in vinegar(preferably apple cider) for 30 minutes to an hour to remove the corrosion from the copper slip

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Check to make sure that you have everything if you plan to reassemble this project Wash you hands before any activity after this project Wash you hands before any activity after this project
  • Check to make sure that you have everything if you plan to reassemble this project

  • Wash you hands before any activity after this project

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