HP 12.7mm dvd drive in Thinkpad

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HP 12.7mm dvd drive in Thinkpad

#1 Post by TPFanatic » Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:29 pm

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Broke the front fascia off the Elitebook's DVD drive, then put an R50p DVD MULTI II's fascia and ultrabay lock on the Elitebook's DVD for a retro looking DVD MULTI III equivalent that works in my T420. :??: Totally pointless but fun.
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Re: HP 12.7mm dvd drive in Thinkpad

#2 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:31 pm

I put a SuperDrive from a mac in a T500 and glued a MultiIII face on. Then I repeatedly tried to mash the eject button then realized it wasnt functional.
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