iBook optical drive

Posted by: qwertyuiop

iBook optical drive - 03/08/08 08:43 AM

What type of port does the ibook's optical drive use? thanks
Posted by: Waragainstsleep

Re: iBook optical drive - 03/08/08 04:29 PM

Its a generic notebook optical ATA. I'm afraid I have no idea what its called beyond that.
Posted by: TonimusMaximus

Re: iBook optical drive - 03/12/08 05:09 PM

It uses ATAPI. It's ATA with extra pins for controlling eject and other functions.
Posted by: TCPMeta

Re: iBook optical drive - 03/13/08 06:36 AM

In all it's basically a EIDE.
Posted by: tayedrumma

Re: iBook optical drive - 07/09/08 12:58 PM

so, not to hi-jack the thread but.... how would you go about connecting an extra hard drive to this plug?