After Hours

Cracking open an external DVD burner

The Internal Drive

This view is looking at the drive's internals from its underside. Once the main circuit board is eliminated, the drive's main motor (and the slides upon which it travels) are clearly visible.

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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 o...