iBook optical drive

Posted by: qwertyuiop

iBook optical drive - 03/08/08 04:43 PM

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

Re: iBook optical drive - 03/09/08 12:29 AM

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 - 03/13/08 12:09 AM

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 01:36 PM

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

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

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