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OWC Mercury

8X 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer
For all iBook G4 12"/14" models

Mac / PC / DVD Multi Recorder / Rewritable
  • Mac
  • PC
  • DVD Multi Recorder
  • Blu-Ray
 
Do you have an Apple iBook G4 system? with CD Burning capability, but DVD Read only? Or, do you already have a Superdrive, but would like to burn Faster? This is the ticket - and it supports the new 8.5GB Dual Layer Burning technology too!

The new OWC optical Internal is compatible with all iBook G4 12" and 14" systems.
This Optical Drive Solution Includes:
  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for iBook G4 Optical Drive installation.
OWC Note: Installation requires alteration to existing Optical Drive bracket. Model specific installation instructions included with optical drive. Check out our installation videos for assistance!

For iBook G4 ystems, professional installation is highly recommended. If you would like professional installation, OWC offers that service too. Please contact us for more information.

OWC Mercury Super-Multidrive Specs:

General

Drive Type
Internal DVD/CD Writer
Form Factor
12.7mm Laptop
Interface
EIDE/ATAPI
Loading Mechanism
Slot
Bezel Color
No Bezel
Buffer Memory
2MB
Mounting Orientation
Horizontal / Vertical
Manufacturer Model Number
AD-5670A
RoHS Compliant
Yes

Performance

Supported Formats
DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-ROM/XA, CD-Audio, Video-CD, Photo CD, CD-I(FMV), CD-Extra, CD-TEXT

Capacity

Data Capacity
8.5GB : DVD General Use Double Layer
4.7GB : DVD General Use
700MB : 79 minute CD
650MB : 74 minute CD
550MB : 63 minute CD

Disk Labeling

Disc Labeling
No

Physical

Height (max)
12.7mm (0.50")
Width (max)
128.0mm (5.04")
Length (max)
129.0mm (5.08")
Weight (typical)
0.23kg (0.5lbs.)

Maximum Read Speeds

DVD-R
8X
DVD+R
8X
DVD-R (Dual Layer)
8X
DVD+R (Dual Layer)
8X
DVD-RW
8X
DVD+RW
8X
DVD-ROM
8X
DVD-ROM (Dual Layer)
8X
CD-ROM
24X
CD-R
24X
CD-RW
24X

Maximum Write Speeds

DVD-R
8X
DVD+R
8X
DVD-R DL
4X
DVD+R DL
4X
DVD-RW
6X
DVD+RW
8X
CD-R
24X
CD-RW
16X

Reliability

Environment

Operating Temperature
5° C to 50° C
Non-Operating Temperature
-30° C to 60° C
Operating Humidity
15% to 90% R.H.
Non-Operating Humidity
5% to 95 % R.H.
OWC Notes:

Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later is highly recommended! At this time, there is no native support for this drive when using earlier versions of Mac OS X. Patching this drive for support under earlier versions of Mac OS X is possible using Christian Moller's PatchBurn Software.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n OWCMIBG4SD8XDLA

Includes

  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for iBook G4 Optical Drive installation.
This Optical Drive is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
iBook G4
iBook G4 (14-inch Mid 2005)
(July, 2005)
Model ID: PowerBook6,7
1.42GHz
iBook G4
iBook G4 (14-inch)
(April, 2004)
Model ID: PowerBook6,5
1.0GHz, 1.2GHz
iBook G4
iBook G4 (14-inch)
(October, 2003)
Model ID: PowerBook6,3
933MHz, 1.0GHz
iBook G4
iBook G4 (12-inch Mid 2005)
(July, 2005)
Model ID: PowerBook6,7
1.33GHz
iBook G4
iBook G4 (12-inch)
(April, 2004)
Model ID: PowerBook6,5
1.0GHz
iBook G4
iBook G4 (12-inch)
(October, 2003)
Model ID: PowerBook6,3
800MHz
OWC Mercury 8X 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer Mfr P/N: OWCMIBG4SD8XDLA OWC SKU: OWCMIBG4SD8XDLA For all iBook G4 12"/14" models 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
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