This is the teardown of a Zebra P330i plastic card printer, used for creating ID cards, membership cards, employee cards, etc. I got this as a faulty unit, which I will detail later on. This printer supports printing on plastic cards from 1-30mils thick, using dye sublimation & thermal transfer
An old IDE interface Zip drive. This fits in a standard 3.5″ bay. Top cover removed from the drive, IDE & power interfaces at the top, in centre is the eject solenoid assembly & the head assembly. Bottom is the spindle drive motor. Head assembly with the top magnet removed.
This is a Western Digital drive recently removed from my laptop when it died of a severe head crash. Top of drive can be seen here. Here the cover has been removed from the drive, showing the platter, head arm & magnet. Yellow piece top left is head parking ramp.