After Hours

Cracking open an external DVD burner

The Laser Head

Here's a closeup of the LG drive's laser head. This is the device that handled all the heavy lifting, from reading CDs and DVDs to writing and rewriting CDs and DVDs.

About 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...

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