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Parts Hi,I'm in South Africa and parts are not available to use yet! Can you help me? Console don't read disc because the black levers inside the drive have been damaged,looks like a gear that stipped on the lever. Can you help me with parts? Thanks Willie de bruyn

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Hey I can but it might be better via ebay.. check it out!

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It should work straight out with a step down transformer. That is of course if the mains supply in South Africa is 240 240 and the unit being American is 110.

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Hope this helps you out.

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