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Cracking open an external DVD burner

The LG Super Multi DVD ReWriter

External USB-connected CD and DVD burners present a simple method for expanding PCs and adding valuable functionality. Just what's inside those black and beige boxes so many users have added to their systems, though? Check out this Cracking Open image gallery for a glimpse inside an LG Super Multi DVD ReWriter GSA-2166D.

Model number GSA-2166D, this LG Super Multi DVD ReWriter served its purpose well, at least for 18 months or so before failing.

By Erik Eckel

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...