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Tools

These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.

The Apple USB SuperDrive adds DVD-A read/write capability to the MacBook Air SuperDrive repertoire, but remains mechanically the same. Compatible with the driveless MacBook Air, as well as Macbook Pro Retina, iMac and Mac mini. Connects via USB, plays and burns both CDs and DVDs.

Technical Specifications ¶ 

  • Slot-loading 8x SuperDrive (DVDA±R DL/DVDA±RW/CD-RW)
  • DVD+R DL Write Speed : Writes DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL discs at up to 6x speed
  • DVD+R Write Speed : Writes DVD+R discs at up to 8x speed
  • DVD-R Write Speed : Writes DVD-R discs at up to 8x speed
  • DVD+RW Write Speed : Writes DVD+RW discs at up to 8x speed
  • DVD-RW Write Speed : Writes DVD-RW discs at up to 6x speed
  • DVD Read Speed : Reads DVDs at up to 8x speed
  • CD-R Write Speed : Writes CD-R discs at up to 24x speed
  • CD-RW Write Speed : Writes CD-RW discs at up to 16x speed
  • CD Read Speed : Reads CDs at up to 24x speed
  • Connections
  • USB 2.0
  • Dimensions
  • Height : 0.67 in./17mm
  • Width : 5.47 in./139mm
  • Depth : 5.47 in./139mm
  • Weight : 0.74 lb/335g
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