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Need more space? Change your MacBook optical drive [Pro] unibody by an HDD

If you have a MacBook / MacBook Pro unibody, the HDD is completely full and, to top it off, it doesn?t remember the last time you used the optical drive, you have the perfect profile for this iFixit product.

IFixit HDD housing

It is a housing that replaces the optical drive of the machines mentioned above. The product actually already existed, but has been updated and now has a design more suited to bodies unibody, leaving the new accessory completely attached to the machine.

With it it is possible to install HDDs up to 750GB, considerably increasing the available space. In addition, it can also be used via Target Disk Mode when connected to another Mac using a FireWire cable. The housing is 9.5mm high, accepting 2.5-inch SATA drives. It is worth noting that it does not work with ATA interface and, obviously, with HDDs larger than 9.5mm.

Outside, the 9.5 mm SATA Optical Bay SATA Hard Drive Enclosure from iFixit costs $ 60.