Optical Drive Bay Hard Drive Caddy 12.7mm SATA + Enclosure for Optical Drive

32.00 + vat
(38.40)

Optical Drive Bay Hard Drive Caddy 12.7mm SATA + Enclosure for Optical Drive
Stock Status: Available.

Condition: Brand New

This is a mounting solution to allow the fitting of an additional hard drive in the optical (DVD) drive bay, sometimes called an OptiBay. Using it requires the removal of the optical drive.

This model is for SATA optical drives only, and also includes a USB 2 enclosure in which you can place your optical drive to use it as an external device. As an external device the optical drive will bus power from a USB 2 port and is fully functional, including being able to boot the machine.

This enclosure is compatible with both 9.5mm (Apple laptops) and 12.7mm (iMacs and Mac minis) height optical drives. When fitting a 9.5mm height drive into this enclosure, you need to remove 4 little plastic tabs before inserting the drive - see image below:

Image showing the 4 tabs that need to be removed

Warranty: 1 year Return To Base

Compatibility

This product is compatible with the following Macs:

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iMac Intel (2007 - 2011)
Suitable for Aluminium iMacs produced from March 2009.
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Mac mini (Intel)
Only suitable for Mac minis sold from March 2009 which have a SATA optical drive - non-server models with a bus speed of 1066MHz or faster without a Thunderbolt port.

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