DSM-1 disk drive resource page– New 03/31/02
The original manufacture drive for the DSM-1 is a Sony MP-F73W-00D. I have
no idea if this drive is still available. If you have information, please let me know.
However, I do know a replacement drive for the DSM-1 is available at a very
I have recently installed and tested one of Richard’s replacement drives in my
DSM-1. I have have executed all disk functions for testing. I am VERY happy to
report that the replacement drive performed all expected functions perfectly.
Richard’s work is great for all DSM-1 users. Even if your DSM-1 drive is working,
you should pick up a spare. That’s what I did.
The link below provides a very detailed instruction (with photos) of how to install the
new drive in the DSM-1 drive. It is not a difficult task. But, there are many tips in the
instructions I am sure you will appreciate.
DSM-1 replacement drive installation instructions (HTML)
Or just download the instructions here (right click and "save target as")
DSM-1 drive replacement instructions (PDF ~850K)
DSM-1 drive replacement instructions (MS Word ~2.5M)
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