Once the four Philips head screws are removed, the LG drive’s bottom-side is revealed. We deliver the top business tech news stories about the companies, the people, and the products revolutionizing the planet. Image 1 of One accommodates a USB 2. The lid, meanwhile, sits at the bottom of the frame.

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Bottom View The LG’s model and lg external super multi dvd rewriter numbers, manufacturing date and other information are all affixed to a single label placed on the underside of the external LG case. Tech News You Can Use We deliver the top business tech news stories about the companies, the people, and the products revolutionizing the planet.

Retaining Screws Extracting the retaining screws at the rear compartment enables removal of the drive’s outer casing. Just what’s inside erwriter black and beige boxes so many users have added to their systems, though?

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Here two circuit boards can be seen. Once the rear compartment’s cover is removed, the circuit board that manages transferring data communications and power delivery is revealed.

Here’s a closeup view of the circuit board that transfers the data and extfrnal signals from the exterior case to the internal LG drive. Here’s a closeup of the LG drive’s laser head.

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We deliver the top business tech news stories about the companies, the people, multu the products revolutionizing the planet. Rear Compartment Cover Removed Once the rear compartment’s cover is removed, the circuit board that rewritre transferring data lg external super multi dvd rewriter and power delivery is revealed. The ribbon data and Molex electrical cables from the rear compartment attach to the data port toward the top left-center of this image and the Molex port top left corner.

Removing the LG drive’s rubberized fee reveals Phillips head screws that can be removed to open the exterior case. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. Circuit Board Close Up Here’s a closeup view of the circuit board that transfers the data and electrical signals from the exterior case to the internal LG lg external super multi dvd rewriter.

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He is also president o 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. The Main Circuit Board Here’s a closeup of the main circuit board.

The LG Super Multi DVD Drive Removing four Philips head screws two on each side and protective tape allows separation of the drive’s rear compartment which contains connections lg external super multi dvd rewriter the data and power ports from the main drive body. Here’s a closeup of the main circuit board. Turning attention to the case’s bottom reveals four Phillips head screws that require removal.

Once the LG drive’s outer shell is removed, the drive is fully revealed.

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. The USB port is the silver port lg external super multi dvd rewriter the bottom center slightly to the left, while the power adapter plugs into the round black port slight to the right of center on the bottom. Here’s a close up of the LG drive’s mechanical motor and ribbon cable after being removed rewrlter the drive.

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The copper windings, visible at the bottom right, serve to help convert or reduce electrical current. In addition to being able to see the actual laser head the assembly that’s positioned upon the two slide barsyou can see the blue easement into which the mechanical motor used to sit before it was removed from the drive. Once the four Philips head screws are removed, the LG drive’s bottom-side is revealed. The Internal Drive This view is looking lg external super multi dvd rewriter ssuper drive’s internals from its underside.

Opening The Case Removing the LG drive’s rubberized fee reveals Phillips head screws that can be removed to open the exterior case. Image 1 of Here you can see a standard ribbon cable and Molex plug complete the data and electricity paths to the internal drive from the external case.

These ports help complete the chain that connects the exterior USB cable and power supply to the LG drive itself. ,g by a Panasonic chipset, the board powers the DVD burner’s operation. The transformer, meanwhile, assists by transfering electricity through magnetic fields. Once the main circuit board is eliminated, the drive’s main motor and the slides upon which it travels are clearly visible. Manufactured in China, this power adapter’s purpose is to convert AC current to DC and provide electricity at a lower voltage than lg external super multi dvd rewriter supplied by wall outlets.