Replacing optical drive with extra hd (iBook, powerBook)

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by Poff, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. Poff macrumors 65816


    Sep 16, 2003
    Stavanger, Norway
    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?
  2. Mord macrumors G4


    Aug 24, 2003
    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.
  3. Macmaniac macrumors 68040


    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.

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