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I have a Motorola dcx3400-m 500gb dvr and opened it up and found a little push button by the hard drive. I have looked everywhere on the net for and explanation of and found nothing. Can you please tell me what the button is for. It is not visible from the outside.

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  • Larry Ng
    Larry Ng Jun 02, 2019

    Hi Troy oviatt, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?
    2008 DVR, 11 years old,
    did you read the manual first. ?
    there is no other way, as all DVR are different, see?
    the users manual 55 pages does not cover this button
    so that be in the SERVICE manual.
    could not find this manual ,so...
    It may ERASE the HDD or is used to install a new HDD, pre formatting it, but that is a guess. my NVR have this, best is leave it alone if DVR works.

  • Troy oviatt Jun 03, 2019

    I couldn't find anything on this button. I searched for about 3 hours on line with no luck. Seems this button doesn't exist.

  • Troy oviatt Jun 03, 2019

    I figured it out. It is a reset button. I ran a continuity test between the button and the power cord and it interrupted the power signal.

  • matt
    matt Jun 03, 2019

    :) happy dayz



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You can access the hard drive by removing the bottom panel.

You need to first remove the battery cover, battery spacer, and then the two screws in the battery compartment.

Then remove all the large screws on the bottom plate.

Don't remove the little ones that hold the rubber port flaps, just open each flap so it won't get hung up on them.

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I can send you a photo if you can't find the two openings.

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You just need to open it wide enough to pry up the connector from the hard drive where it plugs into the board.

These are supposedly 1.8" drives so most likely you'll need to find an adapter to be able to recover your files. Usually a ZIF to IDE and then use a USB 2.5" enclosure or you might be able to order a ZIF to USB enclosure. I can help you figure that out once you pull it out. I swear I counted 46 pins on the mainboard side. I'm stumped until I see what you pull out of there.

I'm interested in photos and info on the drive and connector since mine is missing and I was to find something that might work instead of paying full cost from the manufacturer.

I also need an AC adapter for this damn thing, but it sure looks cool!

As far as laptops, it's way too heavy but the most Bad *** case on the planet.

Makes me think of the bad guy in those action's like some kind of super detonator tracking monitoring bleeping minefield activating superslick laptop the hero must disarm or destroy!


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