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Thanks, OC.
I can't take it to a store. drive 100 miles, leave for a couple of days. nope. 
It would be SO much easier to just to replace it, yes! 

Cheers,
Linda
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On Sep 11, 2013, at 7:26 AM, OC Carlisle wrote:

> Hard drives.  Ooops, just reviewed your earlier com; about CD/DVD
> 
> On my previous CPU, the CD/DVD burner quit, got an external usb, later had a replacement installed in the tower unit - a lot easier to take to a store.  For you, perhaps an external unit would work.
> 
> Many of the Apple internal components are not made by apple, made by other companies. 
> 
> "OC"
> 
> On Sep 11, 2013, at 10:13 AM, Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Hi OC:
>> Are you talking hard drives, or CD/DVD burners? LaCie makes burners, too.
>> ta
>> Linda
>> _____________________
>> Linda M. Feltner Artist, LLC
>> P.O. Box 325
>> Hereford, AZ 85615
>> (520) 803-0538
>> www.lindafeltner.com
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>> On Sep 11, 2013, at 7:08 AM, OC Carlisle wrote:
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>>> I use the laCie rugged hard drives to take back and forth to school; bought a case logic case as protection.  Never had a problem with them, registered with LaCie.  Keep school work on the Rugged drive, back up on desktop.  Have purchased mine new at Best Buy (will do price matches), also at my local Mac Store here in Athens, GA.
>>> 
>>> Mac Mall also has good prices.  La Cie was highly recommended to me when I bought my first Mac, using them ever since.
>>> 
>>> Best,
>>> 
>>> "OC" Carlisle
>>> On Sep 11, 2013, at 9:43 AM, Linda Feltner <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>>> THank you, Britt, I appreciate it. I assume a "brick" means a large box that houses it? It has a really thin profile and no separate elec cord.
>>>> I'm a bit flummoxed by the reviews, almost 50/50 pro and really con. I like Apple products, but guess I should think about extended warranty with any device designed to be portable. This one will not be portable. 
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks to everyone.
>>>> Best, 
>>>> Britt
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>>>> Linda M. Feltner Artist, LLC
>>>> P.O. Box 325
>>>> Hereford, AZ 85615
>>>> (520) 803-0538
>>>> www.lindafeltner.com
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>>>> On Sep 10, 2013, at 9:00 AM, Britt Griswold wrote:
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>>>>> Apple makes a portable CD/DVD burner/reader that retails for $79. Requires no brick, use off the USB port power.  If you want to burn the newer Blu-ray disks for data storage (25GB a disk) there are a number of choices there, apple does not sell one of those.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Britt
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: Linda Feltner [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>>>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>>>> Sent: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 08:48:16 -0700
>>>>> Subject: [SCIART] External CD reader/burner
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi All: Does anyone have a preference of an external CD reader/burner for MAC?
>>>>> Which type of cable recommended? Firewire800 is probably my best bet. I don't have a seta port on my iMac.
>>>>> My built-in CD is stuck, or says it's got a disk in there, Apple says take it in to a store, but I can't do that.
>>>>> 
>>>>> THanks,
>>>>> Linda
>>>>> 
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