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How to Upgrade, Repair, Disassemble a Creative Portable Media Player

Do you need to upgrade or repair your Creative [external link] portable (digital) media player? Here is a collection of free take apart instructions, disassembly pictures, upgrade and repair manuals, as well as do-it-yourself (DIY) tips and tricks for Nomad, Zen mobile media players (portable digital audio players and video players). If you have written a guide yourself (or if you know of a tutorial not linked here), please submit a new entry.

Creative Nomad JukeBox [external link]Upgrading the hard drive.
Creative Nomad JukeBox 2 [external link]Take apart pictures and hard disk replacement guide.
Creative JukeBox Zen [external link]This guide will not only show you how, but will also provide some information on exactly what hard drive the Zen uses and what drives can be used to replace it. It's actually quite simple. All you need is the proper hard drive and the guts to open it up!
Creative Nomad JukeBox 3 (Zen) [external link]Hacking another hard drive into the player.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Replacing the hard drive with a CF-Card.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Take apart instructions to replace the MicroDrive.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Hitachi 4GB Microdrive from MP3 player.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Hitachi MicroDrive removal.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]4GB hard drive extraction.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Microdrive Storage Devices.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Compact Flash Compatibility List.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Taking apart the device.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]4GB MD downgrade ;) step by step.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Disassembly and Hitachi 4GB Microdrive Removal.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 FM [external link]5GB Seagate CF-Card Removal.
Creative Nomad MuVo2 [external link]Removing the 4GB Microdrive from a Hitachi Muvo2 MP3 Player.
Creative Nomad MuVo V200 [external link]A guide to upgrade the flash memory.
Creative Zen Micro [external link]Headphone jack fix and illustrated take apart tutorial.
Creative Zen Micro [external link]Anatomy of an audio player, step-by-step disassembly guide.
Creative Zen Micro [external link]This Compact Flash card hack explains how to upgrade the HDD to 16GB.
Creative Zen Micro [external link]Deep in this forum thread there are pictures and explanations about how to open the ZMP.
Creative Zen Vision :M [external link]Video cable & other 4-pole 3.5mm pinouts. The Archos, Zen Vision:M, and iBook A/V cables have the same pinouts.
Creative Zen Vision: M [external link]An illustrated take apart manual.

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