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Replacing a Power Mac G4 DVD-Ram drive.


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#1 iKokomo

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 06:07 PM

I just got a Power Mac G4 from a friend and the included DVD-Ram drive does not function, it makes weird noises like the cd/dvd is hitting the inside of the metal case. Therefore I would like to replace it. My question is:
Can I replace this mac DVD-Ram drive with any internal DVD or CD drive that uses the molex power supply and SCSI Cable? Or do I need to replace it with the same drive?
I have a few DVD drives laying around my work place that would let me have some. I just want to make sure it works before I get one.

Thanks!



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#2 Captain_Chicken

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 10:04 PM

Personally I would skip this and buy an external usb drive.

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#3 bc0306

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Posted 24 January 2016 - 11:19 PM

Open the g4 its not that hard and you should be able to see

Don't even think about it if your not sure





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