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OWC Mercury

8X 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer
For all 2005-2008 MacBook Pro 17" Models

Mac / PC / DVD Multi Recorder / Rewritable
  • Mac
  • PC
  • DVD Multi Recorder
  • Blu-Ray
 
Do you have a 17" MacBook Pro with an inoperable optical drive in it? Out of AppleCare? This replacement Super-MultiDrive is just what you're looking for!

The new OWC Mercury Super-MultiDrive is compatible with the 17" MacBook Pro. See the bottom of this page for the full list of compatible systems.
This Optical Drive Solution Includes:
  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for MacBook Pro 17" Optical Drive installation.
OWC Note: This is the exact same type of Super-MultiDrive that Apple uses! You can install it into your 17" MacBook Pro yourself - Check out our installation videos for assistance!

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.
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Includes

  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for MacBook Pro 17" Optical Drive installation.
This Optical Drive is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Late 2008)
(October, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Early 2008)
(February, 2008)
Model ID: MacBookPro4,1
2.5GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid/Late 2007)
(June, 2007)
Model ID: MacBookPro3,1
2.4GHz, 2.6GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch Core 2 Duo)
(October, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro2,1
2.33GHz
MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro (17-inch)
(April, 2006)
Model ID: MacBookPro1,2
2.16GHz
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