As much as possible, I try to buy products from offline because the shipping to Hawai’i is ridiculous at best. Turning attention to the case’s bottom reveals four Phillips head screws that require removal. Extracting the retaining screws at the rear compartment enables removal of the drive’s outer casing. Removing the LG drive’s rubberized fee reveals Phillips head screws that can be removed to open the exterior case. It’s not listed at LG’s web site either. Samsung’s model looks like it’s been on the market for awhile though. I would go with the Samsung, but if you like the styling of the lg better go with that.
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The exterior plastic shell, meanwhile, mostly serves cosmetic purposes although it does help guard dd drive’s metal skeleton from accidental shocks and static electricity discharges. Once the main circuit board is eliminated, the drive’s main motor and the slides upon which it travels are clearly visible. The transformer is the component wrapped in the protective sheath with the “APD” lettering atop.
Once the rear compartment’s cover is removed, the circuit board that manages transferring data communications and power delivery is revealed. Hardware Components and Lv Upgrades. Extracting the retaining screws at the rear compartment enables removal of the drive’s outer casing.
These ports help complete the chain that connects the exterior USB cable and power supply to the LG drive itself.
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The transformer, meanwhile, assists by transfering electricity through magnetic fields. Home G2e0 by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, If you are not happy with your optical drive, you can always swap the physical drive out of the enclosure with any 5. The Internal Drive This view is looking at the drive’s internals from its underside.
Here’s a closeup view of the circuit board that transfers the data and electrical signals from the exterior case to the internal LG drive. Thanks for the indepth reply. Powered by a Panasonic chipset, the board powers the DVD burner’s operation. One accommodates a USB 2. Optical drives usually last a long time.
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Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. If the drive lasts for more than a few months without problems, than it should last a long time.
Log in or Sign up. Also visible is the underside of the LG Innotek-manufactured mechanical motor’s main body the silver plate with a gray ribbon cable and the WA lettering. Removing four Philips head screws two on each side and protective tape allows separation of the drive’s rear compartment which contains connections for the data and power ports from the main drive body.
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Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, Yes, my password is: These are the ones you should grab. The large one on the dve is responsible for managing drive operation, while the small board above assists in powering and opening the drive. LG drives were sold out they only had 2 few days ago when I visited Circuit City. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.