Available exclusively from MCE! Our Blu-ray Player/Recorder + 8X Dual-Layer SuperDrive for the MacBook Pro 17" (non-unibody) is a direct replacement for the original 8X SuperDrive that shipped with your machine and installs into your non-unibody MacBook Pro 17" in precisely the same manner to ensure stability and slot-alignment. The drive is Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.10 (Yosemite) compatible and plays commercial Blu-ray movies right on your MacBook Pro 17" with the included Mac Blu-ray Player Software! And because it burns Blu-ray discs too you can author High Definition Blu-ray Movies directly to 25GB, 50GB, BD-R and BD-RE discs and burn data to up to 50GB BD-R and BD-RE discs! Once installed it will perform exactly like your original SuperDrive... except now with the ability to play Blu-ray movies and burn Blu-ray discs! It is bootable and can be used to install system software and applications as well as play and record all types of CD, DVD, and Blu-ray formats and media.
Watch visually-stunning commercial High Definition Blu-ray movies right on your non-unibody MacBook Pro 17" with the included Mac Blu-ray Player software!
Write to 25GB and 50GB BD-R and BD-RE media!
All-in-one BD-R/RE, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW and CD-R/RW recorder designed to offer the widest possible playback compatibility.
Record to Blu-ray (BD) media at up to 2x speed, DVD media at up to 8x speed and to CD media at up to 24x speed.
Convenient slot-loading mechanism
2MB cache buffer
Buffer underrun protection
Compatible with iDVD, iTunes, iPhoto, Finder Burning, DVD Studio Pro, Apple DVD Player, Roxio Toast, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere Pro
Important Note: The drive listed on this page is only for use with non-unibody MacBook Pro 17" (2006 - 2008) Systems (silver keyboard), and is not compatible with unibody MacBook Pro 17" systems (black keyboard).
Minimum System Requirements:
MacBook Pro 17" non-unibody (2006 -2008); Mac OS 10.6 through Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite); 2.0GHz or faster processor and 4GB RAM or more recommended for smooth playback of Blu-ray movies.