MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009) Optical Drives
Grab a toolkit for your MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009) model and bring your laptop back to life!
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Parts that work with MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008 or Early 2009):
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
SATA Optical Drive USB Cable
Connect an optical drive to your computer via USB with this part.
Unibody 8x SATA SuperDrive (Pre-Mid 2009)
Replace a malfunctioning or noisy optical drive.
In October of 2008 Apple released the MacBook Pro 15" Unibody with a new aluminum case drilled from a single aluminum brick. This model introduced some features that were new to Apple laptops: dual video cards, one for power saving casual use and one for graphics-intensive processing, and a Mini DisplayPort replaced the full-size DVI display connector.
The most common repairs with Late 2008 and Early 2009 model MacBook Pro 15" Unibody laptops are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Late 2008-Early 2009) Memory Maxxer RAM Upgrade Kit includes all the parts and tools you need to upgrade to 8 GB of RAM.
Once you've bought your parts and tools, check out iFixit's MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Late 2008 & Early 2009 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.