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Plug in the superdrive directly to the computers usb port. New apple macbook pro 15 a1181 a1260 2006 2007 2008. Superdrives remained a mainstay of the mac product line until last year, but the first cracks in the armor appeared in 2008, when apple introduced the first macbook air. This cable connects the dvd optical drive to the logic board. Macbook core duo optical drive replacement ifixit repair guide. Where do i start with reinstalling osx on my 2008 macbook.
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Congratulations, you and your macbook were made for each other. Is there a way to use it, or is the drive really dead. To fix these issues, the disk drive has to be replaced. Apple macbook a1181 ide superdrive dvd optical disk drive 6780542a. The diminutive macbook air was too slender to accommodate an internal optical drive, and for a few years, anyway, it would remain an anachronism the one mac that didnt have.
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Jan 19, 2011 dont let having a broken optical drive force you into buying a whole new macbook. Slotloading optical drive your optical drive can read standardsize cd and dvd discs and write to cds. Can this usb superdrive be used by an early 2008 mac pro. Note that there is no eject button on these models to eject a disc. The macbook is apples followup to the extremely popular ibook and 12inch powerbook series. Jun 07, 2017 you can use a superdrive with mac mini late 2009 and later, macbook pro with retina display, macbook air, imac late 2012 and later, and mac pro late 20 computers. Macbook core 2 duo optical drive replacement ifixit repair. How to clean the lens of a slotloading optical drive a. Congratulations, you and your macbook were made for each. The macbook series is marketed for people looking for a budget apple laptop or for a apple laptop made for travel. The macbook is a line of macintosh notebook computers designed, manufactured and sold by apple inc.
Well perform the repair and ship it back within 24 hours. Sell your used early 2008 macbook late 2008 aluminum macbook unibody in late 2008, the unibody macbook was released with its casing designed from a single block of aluminum. If you have a superdrive, you can also write to dvd discs. Get help with the slotloading superdrive on your mac. Apple superdrive dvd burner drive 8x macbook pro 66857. Ive had my used macbook pro, early 2008 version non unibody for about a year and the superdrive had never worked which has caused more than a little consternation.
We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Apple macbook a1181 ide superdrive dvd optical disk. In october 2008, the middle and highend models were replaced by the new unibody models. The apple usb superdrive is compatible with mac models from 2008 and later that dont have a builtin optical drive. While you have the upper case removed, you may want to take the opportunity to remove dust, hair, etc. To connect your superdrive to a thunderbolt 3 usbc or usbc port on your mac, you can use one of these adapters. I wiped the hdd as part of the reinstall process but the install failed and said the disc is scratched. Get the best deals on macbook superdrive and find everything youll need to improve your home office setup at.
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