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OWC Mercury

8X 12.7mm Internal DVD/CD Writer
For all Mac mini models
(G4 and Intel Models 2006-2007)
including Software & Media

Mac / PC / DVD Multi Recorder / Rewritable
 
Do you have an Apple Mac mini? Drive not working right? Or, do you already have a Super-MultiDrive, 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 Mercury Super-MultiDrive Internal is compatible with all Mac mini models (G4 and Intel Models 2006-2007).
This Optical Drive Solution Includes:
  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for Mac Mini 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: Although this is an Apple Rom/OEM optical drive, due to limitations of these in the Intel-based compatible Mac mini models, booting from this optical drive requires choosing the drive as the startup disk under system preferences, then restarting machine. Further note, this does not in any way impact read or write capabilities of this drive.

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

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.)

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

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 Panasonic p/n OWCMMINISL8XDKA UPC#: 812437022926

Includes

  • OWC Mercury Internal DVD/CD Writer
  • OWC Installation manual for Mac Mini 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
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2007)
(August, 2007)
Model ID: Macmini2,1
1.83GHz, 2.0GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Late 2006)
(September, 2006)
Model ID: Macmini1,1
1.66GHz, 1.83GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Early 2006)
(February, 2006)
Model ID: Macmini1,1
1.5GHz, 1.66GHz

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: OWCMMINISL8XDKA OWC SKU: OWCMMINISL8XDKA For all Mac mini models (G4 and Intel Models 2006-2007) including Software & Media 1 Year OWC Fulfilled Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $54.99
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