Creative MP3 player before opening

Back off of player

The metal back of the player is held in place by only two small torx type self taping screws. In this photo you can see the 30g harddrive for the unit.

Removed hard drive

Here is a photo after the hard drive has been removed from the unit.

PCB removal

Here we have the main PCB removed from the unit


Another photo of the main PCB and the associated components.

Memory on PCB

4m x 16 Micron SDRAM on main board

Top of board

View showing top side connectors; audio jack, power and USB. This player had a damaged Audio jack which would loose contact when moved.

Another view

Another view of top of PCB. Audio jack is in center of phone.

Side view of PCB showing IC under display unit.

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