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OWC Mercury

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

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.
  • Bundle Includes
    • Prosoft DataBackup 3 for OS X
    • NovaBackup for Windows
    • Dragon Burn Blu-ray/DVD/CD Authoring Software
    • 10 Pieces DVD-R Media w/ Mini Jewel Case
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.

Apple OEM Panasonic Specs:

General

Drive Type
Internal DVD/CD Writer
Form Factor
12.7mm Laptop
Interface
ATAPI / Ultra DMA Mode4
Loading Mechanism
Slot
Bezel Color
No Bezel
Buffer Memory
2MB
Mounting Orientation
Horizontal / Vertical
Manufacturer Model Number
UJ-85-JC
RoHS Compliant
Yes

Physical

Height (max)
12.7mm (0.50")
Width (max)
128.0mm (5.04")
Length (max)
129.0mm (5.00")
Weight (typical)
0.14kg (0.31lbs.)

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
2.4X
DVD+R DL
2.4X
DVD-RW
4X
DVD+RW
4X
CD-R
24X
CD-RW
16X

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

Performance

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

Reliability

Warranty
90 Day OWC Warranty

Environment

Operating Temperature
5° C to 50° C
Non-Operating Temperature
-40° C to 65° C
Operating Humidity
5% to 90% R.H.
Non-Operating Humidity
5% to 95% R.H.
Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n MMB7SD8XDLK

Includes

  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for MacBook Pro 17" Optical Drive installation.
  • Bundle Includes
    • Prosoft DataBackup 3 for OS X
    • NovaBackup for Windows
    • Dragon Burn Blu-ray/DVD/CD Authoring Software
    • 10 Pieces DVD-R Media w/ Mini Jewel Case
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

Software

Dragon Burn Blu-ray/DVD/CD Authoring Software for Mac OS X 10.4 or later
Dragon Burn enables Macintosh computer users to quickly and easily begin producing audio, data, mixed-mode CDs, DVDs, and BDs (Blu-ray Discs). Dragon Burn's Multi-Burning engine allows users to simultaneously write multiple CDs, DVDs, and BDs from single or multiple sorces. It also fully supports the newest internal and external drives. View detailed software info
Prosoft Macworld 4.5 mice
Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
Backup Made Easy. Data Backup makes it easy to backup to FireWire and USB drives, network drives, CDs and even DVDs. Make schedules so you don't need to 'think' about backing up... It does it for you.
A $59.00 Value! View detailed software info, or click here to purchase software separately from solution
Novastor
NovaStor NovaBACKUP® Solution for Windows®
NovaBACKUP has been helping millions of users recover from data loss and disasters for over 18 years. Feature rich, NovaBACKUP provides a powerful backup solution. Built-in support for hundreds of the most popular storage devices and a step-by-step backup and restore wizard makes NovaBACKUP extremely easy to use. Requires Windows 2000 or later.
A $49.95 Value! View detailed software info
OWC Mercury 8X 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer Mfr P/N: MMB7SD8XDLK OWC SKU: OWCMMB7SD8XDLK For all 2005-2008 MacBook Pro 17" Models including Software & Media 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $64.99
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