using optical drive out of the macbook

oribarak

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Jan 9, 2015
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hello and sorry my english.
i ordered a ssd drive and want to replace my macbook pro mid 2012 optical drive.

the question is, can i use the optical drive even outside the macbook in some way?
thank you
 

nebo1ss

macrumors 68030
Jun 2, 2010
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Or you can buy a third external drive and not have to deal with the region issue.
 

snaky69

macrumors 603
Mar 14, 2008
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hello and sorry my english.
i ordered a ssd drive and want to replace my macbook pro mid 2012 optical drive.

the question is, can i use the optical drive even outside the macbook in some way?
thank you
A USB to SATA adapter would work.

You can also buy an enclosure for it.