Anatomy of an Optical Drive

Posted on Thursday, August 11 2005 @ 6:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ever wondered what is inside an optical drive? In this tutorial you will learn all about the main optical drive components.

We disassembled a DVD burner to show you the main components you will find on an optical drive, like CD and DVD readers and burners. In this tutorial we will not only show all main components from an optical drive, but also teach you how disassemble an optical unit as well.. Read on at HardwareSecrets.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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