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Cracking open an external DVD burner

The Outer Case Removed

Once the LG drive's outer shell is removed, the drive is fully revealed. The exterior plastic shell, meanwhile, mostly serves cosmetic purposes (although it does help guard the drive's metal skeleton from accidental shocks and static electricity discharges).

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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