ReplayTV 5000/5500 I.R. board Replacement

Warning - Unplug power cord before replacing hard drive.

 

Remove 8 cover hold down screws

 

 

Spread left and right bottom edges slightly to clear back cover lip.

 Lift cover up and back at the same time until free. Lift cover off.

 

 

Remove power and IDE connector from drive. Wiggling and pulling connector at the same time aid removal.

 

 

Remove 4 hard drive mount screws

 

 

Lift hard drive up and to the left to remove.

 

 

Disconnect I.R. board connector from motherboard.

 

 

Remove four attaching screws.

 

 

Remove I.R. board from unit.

 

 

To install drive, reverse procedure.

 

Installing cover can be tricky. Align the three tabs and work cover forward until it finally climbs over raised lip and snaps in place .

 

 

**WARNING** Pay very close attention to the power connector shape

This connector is meant to fit one way. Inserting it upside down will burn out the hard drive when AC power is plugged in.

 

 

 

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