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iBook's new slot loading CD drive


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Does anyone here knows if its safe to use small CDs with the new slot loading drives?

I'm just afraid it might not come back out!

and how do you manually eject this drives anyway? I dont see no holes for paper clips

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do not use mini cd-s with the slot loading drives.
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Apple does a warning about not using the smaller CDs
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Apple does a warning about not using the smaller CDs

So i guess mini CDs are totally out eh?, how bout the manual eject?
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do not use mini cd-s with the slot loading drives.
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lol padawan. im still like that with my powerbok

with all the qc problems with the powerbook it makes me love mine even more
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So i guess mini CDs are totally out eh?, how bout the manual eject?
On the slot loading iMacs, the manual eject is in the far right corner. Could be the same on the iBook :confused:
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do not use mini cd-s with the slot loading drives.
Does this no cover all slot loading drives no matter the machine? :confused: Or rather, does the no only extend for iBooks?
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no matter what with a slot loading drive DO NOT use smaller then normal sized disks

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the smaller cds don't know where to go, and get lost, and screw you over.
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Fuuny, My 5 year old slot-loading car stereo will load, center and play the smaller discs. Wonder why the computer drives can't?
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Apple choose to keep costs down, i guess.... but why would anyone wanna burn to 3" CDR's when standard ones are much cheaper?

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You can load a smaller CD if you want. Apple charge a small fortune to remove the CD from your drive!

Actually, if you read your User Manual you'd already know it...

doh!
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the smaller cds don't know where to go, and get lost, and screw you over.
Curse those small cds! I thought they were too good to be true.

And no I didn't 'try out' putting a small cd into my PowerBook. :p
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Curse those small cds! I thought they were too good to be true.
And no I didn't 'try out' putting a small cd into my PowerBook. :p
I always thought the small CDs a bit daft. I mean if the capacity is so good, why not exploit that on a regular size CD and enjoy the greater storage?
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