[SOLVED] Can we use DVD player optical drive into a pc ?

wabale97

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I have an old DVD player. can we reuse its optical drive for a PC
Like taking apart the optical drive and installing in a pc.
 

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Both the power and data connections.
A standard DVD player outputs via HDMI or composite.
A PC DVD player talks via SATA.

The only things that are "the same" are the motor and the laser. The rest of the circuitry is completely different.
 
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USAFRet

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Moderator
Mar 16, 2013
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145,090
18,760


Both the power and data connections.
A standard DVD player outputs via HDMI or composite.
A PC DVD player talks via SATA.

The only things that are "the same" are the motor and the laser. The rest of the circuitry is completely different.
 
Reactions: wabale97

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