An external optical drive by Apple, essentially a rebranding of the MacBook Air SuperDrive.

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Can I use the internal drive as a SATA optical drive?

I have a newer Apple USB SuperDrive. I want to take the internal drive out of its casing and use it in another drive enclosure as a SATA optical drive. Can I do this?

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I think you need to give us some more info on this other case. Is this also a USB case or something else?

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It is a USB case. I did open it and it looks like it may not work. Connections are soldered, I believe, unless there is an adapter I can use.

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