After Hours

Cracking open a DVD player

ALBA 65/A DVD player

By Ironman556_2003

This is my old DVD Player. It cost the grand sum of about £25. The machine eventually blew up, and I replaced some components. Unfortunately, the player has lost the will to output all colors. Instead throwing the unit away, I decided to crack it open.

By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...