Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1

    Member Since
    Nov 25, 2007
    Disc Size vs CD Drive
    Hey all, got an iBook G4. Don't think the rest of the specs matter. Will my CD-R /DVD drive accept 3" DVDs? It's the sort where you slide it into the machine, no tray. I don't want to cram one in there and have it get stuck. Thanks.

  2. #2

    osxx's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 19, 2008
    houston texas
    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    absolutely not.

  3. #3

    hugtheslug's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 19, 2008
    Kent, UK
    2013 MacBook Air i5 13" / 2014 MacBook Air i5 11" / iMac C2D 2.16 GHz 20" / iMac G5 1.6 GHz 17"
    No, don't try it, you won't get it out again


    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
    Warning - this user has only a little knowledge

  4. #4

    December's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 20, 2008
    eMac 1.42 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB HDD, OS X 10.4
    It's possible that it will work - I did it a few times with my Mac mini (which also has a slot loading drive) before I learned it could damage the drive or get stuck, and it was still fine.

    But, the chances are in favor of it getting stuck or something, so I wouldn't do it again. And you probably shouldn't either, unless you feel very lucky.

    (Seriously, don't. It's not worth the risk if you use the drive a lot.)
    "Your innocence is treasure, your innocence is death
    But your innocence is all I have"

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-13-2012, 12:24 AM
  2. Saving to disc (file size limited)
    By Big Dwarf in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-26-2010, 03:24 PM
  3. Disc Drive is broken. Is there another way to use disc utility?
    By ElizaDay66 in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-03-2009, 04:02 AM
  4. B&W G3 Hard disc size (How big can it be?)
    By igeoff in forum Apple Desktops
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-26-2007, 03:35 AM
  5. Disc Drive wont accept disc
    By CashOverAss in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-17-2006, 03:08 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts