Side view of the main PCBHere'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.
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.