12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

 
 
 
 
 
 

12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

$19.95

$19.95

Product Details

Features

Features

You can now have two hard drives in your mini! By replacing your optical drive, you can install up to a 1 TB hard drive in this enclosure to increase your available storage space. This drive also is available via Target Disk Mode when connected to another Mac using Firewire.

Optical Bay is 12.7 mm tall. Accepts 2.5 inch SATA hard drives up to 12.5 mm in height.

Note: This enclosure does not work with ATA drives or drives taller than 12.5mm

 

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Compatibility

iMac Intel 20" EMC 2266
2.66 GHz (EMC No. 2266)
iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2308
3.06 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
3.33 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2389
3.06 GHz (Core i3)
3.2 GHz (Core i3)
3.6 GHz (Core i5)
iMac Intel 24" EMC 2267
2.66 GHz
2.93 GHz
3.06 GHz (EMC No. 2267)
iMac Intel 27"
2.66 GHz (Quad Core i5)
2.8 GHz (Quad Core i7)
3.06 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
3.33 GHz (Core 2 Duo)
Mac mini Model A1283
2 GHz (Core 2 Duo, A1283)
2.26 GHz (A1283)
2.53 GHz (A1283)
2.66 GHz (A1283)
Mac mini Model A1347
2.4 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2010)
2.66 GHz (Core 2 Duo, Mid 2010)

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