Is the optical drive connector PATA/ATAPI or SATA?
On the Apple Mac Book Pro A1226,
On the iFixit Guide about optical drive replacement, there is one type of connector :
But on the iFixit Guide about dual hard drive, the solution provided :
9.5 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure
offers an other type of connector.
How to know which connector is the correct one on my model ?
On iFixit, there is clearly a problem because the part sold to hold the disk on the optical bay cannot match.
This is the enclosure that you need:
You can verify it by checking your system info under Hardware>ATA . I have a A1226 as well and im sure that it is ATAPI and not SATA.
Add a hard drive to your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive. Compatible with all MacBooks (excluding Early or Mid 2009 MacBooks, MacBook Unibody and MacBook Air) and all 15" MacBook Pros (excluding Unibody). 9.5 mm Internal ATA — 50+ available at 39.95 each.