Panasonic Q drive replacement

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  1. Fishaman P
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    Fishaman P Speedrunner

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    My friend got a cheap Panasonic Q with a broken DVD drive, and in order to remove it, I cut the FFC cable that controls the disc spinning mechanism (I think...)

    What are my best options for replacing the drive? Wasp Fusion plus Megadrive? Installing a Wii drive? Something else?
     
  2. Kevinpuerta

    Kevinpuerta GBAtemp Regular

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    Shouldnt have cut it. Main problem with these panasonic q disc trays is the rubber belt is worn out. Easy replacement and works like new in the end.
     
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    I'm well aware that's the issue 99% of the time. This is the 1% where someone kicked the disc drive while it was open and physically destroyed half of it.

    I ended up installing a WASP Fusion in January.