Other World Computing (OWC)
announced the availability of Superdrive upgrades for all Macintosh
computers on Thursday, including Mac
Pro, PowerBook G4 Titanium 15", 12/15/17" Aluminum, iBook G4, PowerMac G3/
G4/G5, iMac G4 and eMac.
OWCis announcment stated: "Whether upgrading from a read-only drive, replacing an older Superdrive, or
for additional optical drives, OWCis options are priced right and plug ni
play easy to install. OWC offers the newest, fastest, and quietest
SuperDrive technology from Pioneer, including 16X DL SuperDrive DVR 111D to
read and write DVDs, CDs, and Dual-Layer DVDs with an up to 8.5GB capacity
per DVD Dual Layer disc at speeds of 8X; Up to 4.7GB capacity per DVD at
16X; and CDs of up to 700MB at 40X."
OWC also offers professional installation services for internal
installations. Prices vary depending on whether the devices
are user installable, the Superdrive model selected and
start as low as US$29.95. More details
are available at OWCis SuperDrive page.