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M500 Drive

Vodder

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Yes, there is a service kit - and yes, DIY works too ;-) Least it did for me, been meaning to do a post about it
 

cinelife

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The M500 Blu-ray optical drive service kit is SVC-KIT-0190, $325 (US).

Jim
 

Mark H

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Replaced the drive in one of my out of warranty M500 players that stopped reading discs reliably mid 2019 using an LG CH12NS30 Blu-Ray BD-Rom Rewriter that I got for $34. It was easy to do and the only mod needed was to unclip the facia plate on the drive.

6 months on all is still working.

Mark.
 

cinelife

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That's what others have found as well.....:)

Jim
 

Vodder

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Yep, what @Mark H said :) I'll do my post anyway as found some other stuff folk find interesting...
 

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