Cracking Open a portable DVD player
by Erik Eckel | August 22, 2007, 2:11pm PDT | Image 17 of 30
Side view of the main PCB
Here's a side view of the main printed circuit board that powers the Magnavox MPD845's operations. In addition to numerous capacitors, you can make out the drive's motor assemblhy and laser toward the top.
Side view of the main PCB - Image 17 of 30
Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. 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. He is also president of Eckel Media Corp., a communications company specializing in public relations and technical authoring projects.