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MacbBook Air Superdrive compatible with a normal MacBook?


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As the title states really.

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This may sound like a wild stab in the dark, but part of me wants to say that it isn't.

I remember something about it requiring more power from the USB which is how it runs without a power supply, and the macbooks not being able to do this.

Someone mentions it in a review here.

And check out the comments on here towards the bottom (after the outraged ones).


Which is a shame, I would have bought one.
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Agreed with skaheadpunk. Everything I have read says it will not work with anything but the Air. Sad.

Thanks skaheadpunk for those URL's.
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No worries. I was trying to find some class of article rather than random comments but there don't seem to be that many about that mention the compatibility.
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Thanks for the help anyways guys.
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The alternatives listed on that second link might be worth checking out, there are quite a few other products out there which should work with both the MacBook and MacBook Air.
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