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Old Feb 16, 2013, 06:21 PM   #26
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Yep... that model does have only two Firewire 400 ports. So USB2 would be less expensive as they're similar in speed.
Update: So I went to my local Frys store and all they had was UBS enclosure so that is what I got stuck with. As of this very second Ian installing Leopard through target disc mode using my friends laptop and her optical drive (mine seem like it is shot) 28 mins left gotta run to church hopefully it is done when I get home!
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 08:52 PM   #27
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It's alive! Thanks for all that help especially macthefork!
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 09:34 PM   #28
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It's alive! Thanks for all that help especially macthefork!
On a side not why do pictures show up upside down when loaded from iphone?
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Old Feb 16, 2013, 10:16 PM   #29
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you wont be able to replace the optical drive with a SATA drive, you may be able to use a pata/ide drive for that.

not sure why they show upside down, but when clicking/enlarging them theyre correctly rotated
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I didn't think they were still using PATA for optical drives in Macs by 2006. Anyway, happy to see you got it working.
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 09:33 AM   #31
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I didn't think they were still using PATA for optical drives in Macs by 2006. Anyway, happy to see you got it working.
It's all good I found a replacement optical drive for 29 bucks so I will just go the route.
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