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Transfer Optical Drive + MB Pro to iMac

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Hello

 

So here is my story.

 

My MB Pro recently died on me. Faulty Logic board and no apple care. The MB is a 15" 2008 model. 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with a super drive.

 

Now since my iMac optical drive also died on me a few months back, I was wondering if it is possible to transfer the optical drive from the MB to the iMac. Has anyone done it before? iMac is also a 2008 model 2.4 Ghz - 20"

 

I have seen a few walkthroughs of how to dismantle an iMac and the MB on the web but before starting I just want to confirm if it will be compatible and save me the hassle of opening my iMac.

 

Many thanks

 

A.M

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