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Try pmu reset before sending unit in for repair as at least some instances of superdrive failure appear to be powerrelated, resetting the macbook or macbook pro pmu power management unit can. The bluetooth board and optical drive cable are not included with a new optical drive. Apple macbook pro superdrive optical drive 2009 2010 2011. The type of service will be determined after the keyboard is examined and may involve the replacement of one or more keys or the whole keyboard. Macbook pro 17 unibody optical drive replacement ifixit repair. Macbook pro ram memory, ssd storage upgrade and superdrive. Macbook pro unibody late 2011 optical drive replacement. Say goodbye to internal superdrives with the latest. Put that space in your laptop to better use by replacing the optical drive with. Recently however, ive discovered that the superdrive that came with it is defective. Hard drive caddy tray for superdrive replacement only.
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Dont use the optical drive in your unibody macbook pro anymore. However, the usb superdrive is not compatible with macs that came with builtin optical drives. This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. If you would like to replace your superdrive with a second sdd or an additional harddrive, you can do so with this adapter. If your optical drive breaks, use this guide to replace it note. Hard drive caddy tray for apple unibody macbook macbook. Now that weve got the bottom plate off, behold the inner beauty of your macbook pro. It lacked the retina display and offered the following specs. Macbook and macbook pro superdrive failure sign in to comment. This is just one of the steps for the teardown procedure of the macbook pro unibody with intel processor. Place your unibody macbook pro on a soft, staticfree surface. I also believe there are many good sellers on ebay, unfortunately there are a lot of bad sellers as well.
Swapping a superdrive for an ssd has a mix of pros and cons. This is the first in a series of repairs aimed at making this macbook fully operational again. If so, order this repair service and we will replace the bad superdrive with a brand new one. Buy odyson uj898 super 898a dvd superdrive replacement for macbook pro unibody a1278, 15 a1286, 17 a1297. Okay, so i got one of the early 2008 mac pros with the dual quadcore 3. There are also power issues with the battery and main connector.
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