View Full Version : Replacing optical drive with extra hd (iBook, powerBook)

Oct 15, 2004, 05:20 PM
Is this possible? To get a really portable music-machine this is what you would want to do, since you need one hard-drive for the system and one for the music you're recording. So has anyone tried doing this? And if so - any luck?

Oct 15, 2004, 05:29 PM
i'll be takeing my ibook apart soon, i dont think it would work but it may do, it's more an issue of hight of the drive and the mounting.

edit: just realised the connector is very different.

Oct 15, 2004, 05:43 PM
It might be possible, but you would have to custom build an HD carrier to fit into the iBook. Also I'm not sure if there is a way to connect it internally. The connectors may be slightly different.