12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

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Product code: IF107-081-1

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12.7 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure

$39.95 Was $59.95
You save $20.00!

Product code: IF107-081-1

Product Overview

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

Compatibility

  • All Model A1283 Mac minis
  • Mid 2010 Model A1347 Mac minis
  • iMac Intel 20" EMC 2266
  • iMac Intel 24" EMC 2267
  • iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2308 and 2389
  • iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374

Product Details

  $39.95

 

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Replacement Guides

iMac Intel 20" EMC 2266

Difficulty: Moderate

iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2308

Difficulty: Moderate

iMac Intel 21.5" EMC 2389

Difficulty: Moderate

iMac Intel 24" EMC 2267

Difficulty: Moderate

iMac Intel 27" EMC 2309 and 2374

Difficulty: Moderate

Mac Mini Mid 2010

Difficulty: Difficult

Mac Mini Mid 2010

Difficulty: Moderate

Mac mini Model A1283

Difficulty: Moderate

 

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)
 

Stories

My Problem

Slow IMAC needed some action!

Replaceing the optical drive with an 250GB SSD (from Crucial) was a natural choice!

Using the new SSD as startup disk.

My Fix

Beeing very carefull and spending a litle extra time on the echange process - Succsess!

OSX and applications now run on the SSD. User on the old h.disk and Time Machine on my ext. disk.

All IMAC operations much faster!!

My Advice

The 4 holes ment for fastening the hard drive enclosure in the existing plastic "fork" did not match complitely! (Aprox. 2 mm out of center.) I ended up increasing the hole diameter in the "fork" and the problem was solved! Please control your stock!

My Problem

Slow IMAC needed some action!

Replaceing the optical drive with an 250GB SSD (from Crucial) was a natural choice!

Using the new SSD as startup disk.

My Fix

Beeing very carefull and spending a litle extra time on the echange process - Succsess!

OSX and applications now run on the SSD. User on the old h.disk and Time Machine on my ext. disk.

All IMAC operations much faster!!

My Advice

The 4 holes ment for fastening the hard drive enclosure in the existing plastic "fork" did not match complitely! (Aprox. 2 mm out of center.) I ended up increasing the hole diameter in the "fork" and the problem was solved! Please control your stock!

My Problem

Las computadoras de disco mecánico ya tardaban mucho en encender y a cada rato salía la pelota playera dando vueltas, signo de que el sistema está pensando o atorado.

My Fix

La reparación fue sencillísima, las cosas que compré en iFixit me llegaron rapidísimo! Y las guías me sirvieron perfectamente.

My Advice

Mi consejo es que hay veces que se pueden utilizar los dedos en lugar de herramientas o pinzas, para zafar los conectores, tendrás más control y menos riesgo de romperlos.

My Problem

My wife and I, being on a limited budget, needed new iMacs. Not being able to afford one for each of us, we decided to take a gamble on trying to upgrade the ones we already had. They are both mid 2010 21.5" iMacs. Both had become slow as Christmas. I had read about this website and did my home work. A solid state drive in place of our optical drive using fixit hardware specifically designed to fit our iMacs should do the trick I thought to myself so we made the order for the mounting hardware.

My Fix

The repair was a snap with the great easy to understand videos provided by fixit. Took me about 20 minutes per iMac and all the parts fit perfectly.

My macs now have been setup as fusion drives like the latest macs and runs super fast! Best investment I have made in a longtime saving me a ton.

My Advice

I would not only recommend ifixit but I am now a dedicated customer. I will do all my iMac upgrades with these guys and recommend you do to. It's a snap!! Thanks guys for a more than AWSOME experience and most of all for saving me thousands of dollars.

My Problem

Wanted to speed up my iMac performance. The RAM was already maxed, so the only thing left to do was upgrade the what's drive to an SSD.

My Fix

It was pretty smooth. Much easier than I thought it would be.

My Advice

I think it's worthwhile to upgrade the ram & SSD on your older Mac before going out and buying a new one. Plus, the new designs are not upgradeable like the older ones.

My Problem

Upgrade mid 2010 iMac 21.5 to SSD

My Fix

I have successfully upgraded my iMac mid 2010 21.5 inch to Samsung Pro 256G SSD using the SATA optical bay hard drive enclosure. Initially, I ordered the wrong part and iFixit switched it for me prior to shipping. Second, the product arrived couple days late (most likely from UPS fault) but they refunded my shipping (to my surprise) fee. Appreciate that.

My Advice

I have to admit taking the iMac apart is much tougher than upgrading PC. Give yourself couple of hours for the project and be patient. Having an extra hand is definitely helpful. In addition, if you can get access to a surgical glove, it worked well since no risk for static electricity and no finger print on your LCD screen.

My Problem

There was an issue with the original HD that came with the computer.

My Fix

The repair went very well even though some parts had to be modified for the two SSD to be installed.

My Advice

I wish that they would have instructions for the steps in reverse.

My Problem

I needed more disk space on my IMAC

My Fix

All went well. The guide is great. Only problem damaged LCD sensor cable and had to replace. So take you time when you disconnect this cable....

My Advice

Follow the guide and read comments provided with guide. Take your time and have patience...

My Problem

Need faster hdd

My Fix

Smooth

My Advice

Could be more thourough in the manual as there are some steps missing and had to resort to youtube for some part

My Problem

My HHD die on me and it was time to change it, and since the SSD are giving more space I decided to just put the SSD 1T on the iMac and spare the live of the DVD player... and yes I did not use the Optical drive Bay, but may be eventually I'll use it for a second SSD and expand memory of my mac...

My Fix

1st of all, delivery is *!&$!&$^ FAST, BUT I MEAN FAAAAST, it was next day delivery, considering I live in Montreal...

It went relatively well, the only bump on the road was, it brooke one the Phillips screw bit at the tip, may be that batch did not pass thru QA and they where in a bad shape, anyways for the rest it went as expected and now I have a !&&* of a machine

My Advice

Plan ahead on the investment, computers for me are an essential tool to make a living.

Thanks iFix it for the Guides and the tools.

PS. sorry I did not take any pics, I'll do next time !