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Samsung P241 Motherboard Replacement

This guide will describe the necessary steps to be taken in order to replace a main board that is no longer functional.

  • Auteur: John Warren
  • Durée estimée : 10 - 30 minutes
  • Difficulté: Modérée

Make sure you look at the Samsung P241 Troubleshooting Guide first to see if you can solve your problem without taking the DVD player apart.

If you find the problem is not with the disc drive or power cable, the motherboard needs to be replaced.

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Étape 1 Main Board  ¶ 

Take out the two ribbon cables adjacent to the DVD drive and the power supply in the upper left hand corner of the board (with the DVD drive oriented on the right) before attempting to remove the main board. Take out the two ribbon cables adjacent to the DVD drive and the power supply in the upper left hand corner of the board (with the DVD drive oriented on the right) before attempting to remove the main board. Take out the two ribbon cables adjacent to the DVD drive and the power supply in the upper left hand corner of the board (with the DVD drive oriented on the right) before attempting to remove the main board.

Étape 1 Main Board  ¶ 

  • Take out the two ribbon cables adjacent to the DVD drive and the power supply in the upper left hand corner of the board (with the DVD drive oriented on the right) before attempting to remove the main board.

Étape 2  ¶ 

Remove each of the four 0.6 cm brass screws with a Phillips #2 screwdriver near the corners of the main board indicated by the red circles.

Étape 2  ¶ 

  • Remove each of the four 0.6 cm brass screws with a Phillips #2 screwdriver near the corners of the main board indicated by the red circles.

  • Be sure to keep your screws in a safe place to prevent losing them.

Étape 3  ¶ 

After all four screws have been completely removed, use a pair of pliers to push the two tabs of both white push fasteners located off-center left and indicated by the red circles. Now that the tabs are depressed, carefully lift the main board from it's position in the case. While sliding the main board up, be mindful to pull the video and audio out ports away from the rear of the case. Now that the tabs are depressed, carefully lift the main board from it's position in the case. While sliding the main board up, be mindful to pull the video and audio out ports away from the rear of the case.

Étape 3  ¶ 

  • After all four screws have been completely removed, use a pair of pliers to push the two tabs of both white push fasteners located off-center left and indicated by the red circles.

  • Now that the tabs are depressed, carefully lift the main board from it's position in the case. While sliding the main board up, be mindful to pull the video and audio out ports away from the rear of the case.

Étape 4  ¶ 

Remember to dispose of your damaged main board correctly by taking it to your nearest recycling center.

Étape 4  ¶ 

  • Remember to dispose of your damaged main board correctly by taking it to your nearest recycling center.

  • Now replace the void in your DVD case with the functional main board.

  • REMINDER: Be attentive to the audio and video out ports as you set the new main board in it's place.