Mac mini model a1347 optical drive

It wasn't compatible with the Mini.

More Best Products

EDIT 3: I have also verified the disk did not need repair and verified and repaired disk permissions it needed it. It does sound like a weak drive. It's generally just harder for any computer running any operating system to read burned discs to begin with.

And, the slot load drives in all these Macs never were very robust. So, I blame it on the drive. As for Remote Disc that's not a bug and it's not Macbook Air only. It can stay focused on a CD that it burned because it knows the focus depth, but when you reinsert it, it can't.

You can try one of those cleaner CD things that never really worked for me, or take it apart to see if you can clean it manually. I'd probably just opt for a replacement drive. Thanks for the info, guys.

Apple Footer

Add in the installation costs, and that's half a Mac Mini. Did you try the "wrong" drive you got shipped? What if anything makes the Mini's drive proprietary? It shouldn't be. I'd put in whatever I installed the drive that was shipped to me and booted into the OS. I then began inserting a disc. The Mini never "grabbed" the disc and pulled it in automatically.

I pushed it in manually as far as it would go without being irretrievable. This is annoying, considering making room for the discrete chip was given as a reason for dropping the optical drive.

Apple Mac mini review | TechRadar

Current page: Introduction. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. Back to School Home Reviews. For Excellent new processors USB 3.

Mac Mini Intel Repair - SuperDrive Optical Drive Removal

Against No optical drive No discrete graphics No media centre software SD card reader awkwardly placed. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate.

june, 2010 Mc270ll/a Elegant En Sierlijk Vervoering Apple Mac Mini A1347 Desktop

Browse Search. Ask a question. User profile for user: john from el sobrante john from el sobrante. Question: Q: Question: Q: where can I buy a replacement DVD drive for a mac mini A My mac mini is out of warranty and my toddler stuffed several discs into the drive slot.


  • Navigation menu!
  • Mac Mini - Wikipedia?
  • pmb picture motion browser for mac?
  • Apple Mac mini (A) Teardown 68 - Page 68 | ZDNet;

Whenever it booted, it made a horrible ratcheting clicking noise, but couldn't eject anything. I've been having a difficult time trying to find a replacement drive to order anywhere. More Less.

Apple's small form factor Mac takes a step forward, but not a giant leap

All replies Drop Down menu. Loading page content. User profile for user: captfred captfred.