17" Unibody Mid 2009 Optical Drives
Parts that work with 17" Unibody Mid 2009:
Unibody Laptop Dual Drive
Increase the storage space in your laptop by replacing the optical drive with a second hard drive or SSD.
MacBook Pro 17" Unibody (Early-Mid 2009) Used 8x SATA SuperDrive
DVD-RW/CD-RW internal drive / 8x DVD read, 24x CD read, 8x DVD-R write, 4x DVD-RW write, 24x CD-R write, 10x CD-RW write
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.
Introduced in June 2009, this model MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop features a modestly faster processor than its predecessor, dual graphics processors, an integrated iSight camera, an 1920x1200 display, AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, Gigabit Ethernet, one Firewire "800" port, and three USB 2.0 ports.
The most common repairs with a 17" MacBook Pro Unibody Mid 2009 are replacing a dead battery, replacing a malfunctioning left or right fan, and upgrading the hard drive or RAM. The MacBook Pro 17" Unibody (Mid 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 17" Unibody Mid 2009 repair guides for step-by-step instructions on how to make the fix.