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OWC Value Line Slim
10.6 Snow Leopard Compatible48 Hour Warranty ServiceUSB 2.0 ATAPI Slim Optical Drive Enclosure Kit

Add bus powered, portable, Plug and Play CD, DVD, and/or Blu-ray disc burning* to any USB equipped computer

Express your digital life with style, convenience, and value!
The OWC Value Line Slim Optical Drive Kit makes CD, DVD, and/or Blu-ray disc creation Plug and Play easy. A fast USB 2.0 interface and a lightweight design provides portable convenience and flexibility for use with both Macs and PCs. Now you can add high performance optical drive functionality with stylish value to notebook or desktop computers.

*disc read/write capabilities vary depending on installed drive

Compact and versatile - No AC Adapter Required!
The OWC Value Line Slim Optical Drive Kit offers stylish mobile disk read/write ability with a sleek, totally bus powered design. Just add your own 12.7mm Slim Slot Loading or Tray Loading ATAPI Optical Drive and take your digital life with you wherever you roam!

Note, must use software eject command (no different than with internal drives), no manual eject button other than the mechanical paper clip 'true manual' eject option.

*Optical drive mechanism, bezel, and media not included

Product Specifications:

Genesis Logic GL811S

Drive Requirements: Any 12.7mm ATAPI slim optical drive
OWC Note: a 9.5mm tall superslim ATAPI optical drive will also function, but will leave a visible gap in the front of the assembly
Drive Interface: ATAPI (Parallel ATA)
Port Configuration:
  • USB 2.0 - (1) mini "B" port
Data Transfer Rate: Up to 60MB/s
Interfaces Supported:
  • USB 2.0 / 1.1 Backwards compatible
Macintosh System
  • Mac OS 8.6 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • USB 2.0 functionality requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later.
Windows System
  • Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • USB 2.0 functionality requires Windows 2000 or later.
Power Supply:
  • Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 2.0 port factory stock.
  • Optional AC Adapter* (available as a separate purchase here)
    * AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs.
External Case Dimensions: 5.45"(W) x 5.3"(D) x 0.8" (H)
Enclosure Weight
(no accessories):
4.7 ounces (133g)
Operating Environment:
Temperature: (operating) 5°C - 55°C (41°F - 131°F)
(non-operating) -40°C - 65°C (-40°F - 149°F)
Relative humidity: (operating) 8% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
(non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)
Shock: Dependent on mechanism installed
Vibration: Dependent on mechanism installed

1 Year OWC Warranty


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Note: Drive bezel
sold separately

NOTE: This drive enclosure requires a 5.25" ATAPI (Parallel ATA) Slim 12.7mm tall drive mechanism. Please make sure that the drive you wish to use with this enclosure is compatible.
(Unibody Aluminum MacBook/MacBook Pro machines use a SATA drive mechanism thus are not compatible.)

5.25" ATAPI (Parallel ATA) Slim Optical Drive Connector

The OWC Value Line Slim Kit Includes:
  • OWC Value Line Slim External Optical Drive Enclosure
  • High Quality Double Shielded 'Y' type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 (Dual 'A' to 5 pin 'mini-B' type) cable
  • Assembly Guide

* Due to variations in optical drives front bezel plate not included