Thinking about Optibay.

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by gan6660, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. gan6660 macrumors 65816


    Aug 18, 2008
    I found an optibay like deivce on ebay for $200. It includes a 500gb Seagate momentus 72000rpm hard drive. Now will this work on a 13inch macbook pro? Also does anyone have one of these type devices? How do you like them? And how hard are these to install? Can anyone recommend an external enclosure for the superdrive?
  2. geoffreak macrumors 68020


    Feb 8, 2008
    I hope you are aware than removing the superdrive voids your warranty.
  3. gan6660 thread starter macrumors 65816


    Aug 18, 2008
    Yeah I knew that and was thinking about it and reading reviews and have decided against doing it.
  4. Smacky macrumors 6502

    Jul 23, 2008
    Why would removing it void the warranty?
    Looking at ifixit, its just 2 connectors and a couple of screws holding it in
    If you have experience building computers I dont see how you could screw it up, and if required the optibay can be replaced with the superdrive prior to servicing

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