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Electronista: MacBook Air’s External Superdrive Requires Special USB Port

Electronista:

While external optical drives have existed that rely on the USB port alone, the particular power demands of the Apple-made drive should prevent it being used elsewhere; the sole USB port has been boosted past its specifications to supply enough power to use the drive with just the data cable rather than a direct power connection, say contacts.

Wednesday, 23 January 2008