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:

Video - Getting the HDD out in 2 minutes

Video - Using a cordless screwdriver - 1 minute

10 Steps to get the HDD out of the Case

1. Here it is..my shiny new LS Pro
Disassemble LS Pro 1.JPG

2.We need to remove this 2 screws on the bottom first
Disassemble LS Pro 2.JPG

Disassemble LS Pro 3.JPG

Disassemble LS Pro 4.JPG

5.Now we need to open the case...look at the video.
Disassemble LS Pro 5.JPG

Short Video - Opening the Case

6.Now we need to remove this 4 screws...
Disassemble LS Pro 6.JPG

7.Short note for assembly: It was that way...
Disassemble LS Pro 7.JPG

8.This is the last screw we need to remove..
Disassemble LS Pro 8.JPG


Short Video - Pulling out the HDD

10.Here it is...unplug it and do whatever you like...
Disassemble LS Pro 9.JPG

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

6.Removing the screws on the Mainboard
LSPro Mainboard screws and more.JPG
7.Removing the Mainboard

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