eMac 1Ghz Superdrive does it have a Sony or Pioneer Drive?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Falcon500, May 16, 2003.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2002
    I remember when the iMac 1Ghz superdrive was released there was talk that most of them were shipping with a sony DVD writer over the Pioneer model that Apple has used mostly in the past. I was just wondering if anyone who has bought a new eMac with superdrive could report if the drive is a sony or a pioneer. My apple centre hasn't got one on display yet (they have them in stock just not on display). Thanks...
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Mar 6, 2002
    New England
    My Combo drive is a Phillips

    I'm using my brand new 1ghz eMac with a combo drive. I took a look in the apple profiler and it says the vendor for the cdrw/dvd-rom drive is from "Phillips". Is anybody surprised by this? Has Phillips supplied dvd-rom drives for apple before?
  3. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 3, 2002
    Yes, as far as I know Apple have been putting Philips combo drives in the MDD towers.

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