OWC – Other World Computing

28 August 2012

Other World Computing (OWC) has been providing quality hardware products and support to the computer industry since 1988 and, today, features one of the largest online catalogs of computer, iPod, and iPhone enhancement products as a Premiere Level Apple Developer Connection member.

Products currently available at Syntech from OWC

9.5mm OEM Optical Enclosure Kit for MacBook/MacBook Pro DD

A perfect companion for the OWC Data Doubler.

Ideal solution for Macs with replaced optical drive!
The OWC SuperSlim for Apple SuperDrive solution makes CD and DVD burning and playing Plug-and-play easy* with Macs and PCs. It’s bus-powered (no AC adapter needed!), ultra-thin, and lightweight for easy transport in your gear bag.
Uses ANY 9.5mm SuperSlim Slot Loading Optical Drive
While an extremely attractive option for Mac® mini**, MacBook®, and MacBook Pro owners looking to retask a removed Apple® SuperDrive®, the OWC SuperSlim for Apple SuperDrive is also a great choice for ANY 9.5mm optical drive… even those with mounting tabs! So whether you choose an enclosure kit to build your own solution, or select an OWC pre-configured solution, the OWC SuperSlim for Apple SuperDrive offers stylish, highly portable disc read/write capabilities for your specific need.
Compact and versatile – No AC Adapter Required!
The OWC SuperSlim for Apple SuperDrive Solution offers stylish mobile disk read/write ability with a sleek, totally bus powered design. Take your digital life with you wherever you roam!

Product Specifications:

Chipset – Sunplus
Drive Requirements – Any 9.5mm SATA slim slot loading optical drive mechanism, including those with mounting tabs.
Drive Interface – SATA (Serial ATA)
Port Configuration – USB 2.0 – (1) mini “B” port
Data Transfer Rate – USB 2.0 – 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)
Cooling – Super quiet fanless ventilation
Macintosh Requirements

  • Mac OS 8.6 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • USB 2.0 functionality requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later including ‘Lion’ 10.7.x.
  • Note: Apple’s DVD Player application only works with an internal optical drive or the Apple’s external SuperDrive. To play DVDs with your SuperSlim drive, we recommend the free VLC Player, which can be downloaded from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Windows Requirements

  • Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • USB 2.0 functionality requires Windows 2000 or later.

Power Supply

  • Bus Power via USB on most computers with standard USB 2.0 port.
  • Optional AC Adapter* (available as a separate purchase here)
  • * AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs.

External Case Dimensions – 5.85 in (D) x 5.72 in (W) x 0.6 in (H) (148.59 mm x 145.29 mm x 15.24 mm)
Enclosure Weight – 4.2 ounces (119.07g)
Product Manual – OWC SuperSlim for Apple SuperDrive Assembly Guide

OWC ‘Data Doubler’ SSD/2.5″ Hard Drive installation Kit for Mac mini 2011 Models

Running out of storage space in your Mac mini or looking to improve performance with an OWC SSD? Now you can add a second 9.5mm or smaller 2.5″ SATA Hard Drive or Solid State Drive (sold separately) to your 2011 Mac mini.

Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.

Includes:

  • OWC 5-Piece Mini Toolkit
  • Logic Board Removal Tool

4 Rubber Grommets

  • 4 Hex Screws
  • Mac Mini flex cable
  • Installation Manual

 

This kit is compatible with…

Mac mini (Mid 2011)

(July, 2011)
Model ID: Macmini5, 1 & Macmini5, 2
2.3GHz, 2.5GHz, 2.7GHz

Dealer Cables/Mounting Kit for SSD into iMac 2011 27″

Add a 3G or 6G Solid State Drive (sold separately) to your hard drive only equipped iMac to experience faster booting, near instant application launches and data transfer speeds up to 559MB/s!
This kit does not include the tools required for performing this upgrade. If you need the full upgrade kit with tools, you want to purchase this OWC Internal SSD DIY Kit.
Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.

Includes:

  • iMac to SSD SATA 6Gb/s data & power cable
  • Thermal safe adhesive mounting set

This kit is compatible with…

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011)


Model ID: iMac12, 2
2.7GHz i5, 3.1GHz i5, 3.4GHz i7

OWC Internal SSD DIY Kit For All Apple 27″ iMac 2010 Models


Add a 3G or 6G Solid State Drive (sold separately) to your hard drive only equipped iMac to experience faster booting, near instant application launches and data transfer speeds up to 272MB/s

This kit does not include the tools required for performing this upgrade. If you need the full upgrade kit with tools, you want to purchase this OWC Internal SSD DIY Kit.

Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install.

Includes:

  • iMac to SSD SATA 3Gb/s data cable
  • iMac to SSD/HDD power “Y” cable
  • Thermal safe adhesive mounting set

This kit is compatible with…

iMac (27-inch Mid 2010)

(July, 2010)
Model ID: iMac11, 3
2.8GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.2GHz, 3.6GHz

OWC Internal SSD DIY Kit For All Apple 21.5″ iMac 2011 Models


Add a 3G or 6G Solid State Drive (sold separately) to your hard drive only equipped iMac to experience faster booting, near instant application launches and data transfer speeds up to 559MB/s!

Already have all the tools necessary to perform this upgrade? You can purchase the cables and mounting set separately here.

Before attempting to perform this installation, please watch the following instructional video in its entirety to determine your ability to perform this complex procedure. OWC assumes no responsibility for damage that may occur during the install. Technical support for this DIY product consists only of this video:

Includes:

  • Newer Technology 11-Piece Toolkit
  • NewerTech Microfiber Pro Cleaning Cloth
  • iMac to SSD SATA 6Gb/s cable
  • iMac to SSD power cable
  • 2 suction cups for the outer glass removal
  • Thermal safe adhesive mounting set

This kit is compatible with…

iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2011)

(May, 2011)
Model ID: iMac12, 1
2.5GHz i5, 2.7GHz i5, 2.8GHz i7

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