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Old 04-19-2011, 06:39 PM
skip252 skip252 is offline
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There's a similar thread with some of the same observations here. My thoughts on this issue is that it's is a non-issue. It ain't broke, that's just how they're built.

Take out the card and hold it up to the same light. You can see clear across to the power switch. If you've got an a built in vent that size those tiny gaps that let in light are probably not where the dust enters the player.

The teardown to get you started on taking it apart for cleaning, if you decide to do that, is here. I don't know if I'd go that way though. I've heard that putting them back together properly ranges from "rough" to "not possible" for quite a few that have tried it. I read on another forum where a guy trashed 3 ribbon cables before he got on right.
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