Disassemble the LS Pro v1/LS Live v1
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Why should i disassemble my LS Pro?
- If you want to upgrade the HDD inside
- If your box is unbootable and you want to connect it to a desktop for data recovery
- If you want to solder headers for serial to the board.
- If you want to solder the JTAG headers for reviving
- because you can!
How to get out the HDD
All steps below in a full video:
10 Steps to get the HDD out of the Case
Short Video - Opening the Case
6.Now we need to remove this 4 screws...
7.Short note for assembly: It was that way...
8.This is the last screw we need to remove..
Short Video - Pulling out the HDD
10.Here it is...unplug it and do whatever you like...
Removing the Mainboard
1.Do all steps mentioned above
2.Removing the Sata-cable, Fan-Cable & the Power Cable from the Mainboard ..
3.Removing the Faceplate
4.Removing the screw on the back
5.Removing the Backplate
Interesting parts of the Case
Prepared Serial Port inside the case, the PSU and the mainboard
My LS Pro doesn't look like that....
Some LS Pro's are now using updated hardware. Disassembly instructions are here: Disassemble the LS Live v2