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OWC SuperSlim USB 2.0 Enclosure for Apple SuperDrive from Select MacBook Pro/MacBook Models

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Product code: OWCVLSS9TOPTU2



This is an enclosure only, no drive installed. This enclosure works only with Slot-loading drives.

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OWC SuperSlim

USB 2.0 optical drive external enclosure

Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1
For the optical drive removed from a unibody Mac notebook.
Enclosure Only - Install your own drive
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 MacBook® and MacBook Pro owners looking to retask a removed Apple® SuperDrive®, the OWC SuperSlim 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 offers stylish, highly portable disc read/write capabilities for your specific need.
Compact and versatile – No AC Adapter Required!
The OWC SuperSlim offers stylish mobile disc read/write ability with a sleek, totally bus-powered design. Take your digital life with you wherever you roam!

Test Details: DVD+R 8x burn test using a 3.8GB file, CD-R 24x burn test using a 583MB file with a Panas onic UJ-898 SuperDrive on a MacBook Pro with model ID: Macbook Pro 6,2 running 
OS X 10.6.8
Equipped with an Apple SuperDrive®, the OWC SuperSlim offers CD/DVD write speeds equal to and even slightly better than when the drive is installed internally in a 2011 MacBook Pro.

Now you can retain full performance of a replaced optical drive after adding the NewerTech AdaptaDrive!


OWC Slim includes

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Part Number



  • 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)


  • 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 'Mavericks' 10.9.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 https://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.

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)

Operating Environment


  • (operating) from 5°C ~ up to 50°C (41°F – 122°F)
  • (non-operating) from -45°C ~ up to 65°C (-40°F – 149°F)

Relative Humidity

  • Operating*: from 10% – up to 90% non-condensing
  • Non-operating*: from 5% – up to 95% non-condensing
    *Dependent upon optical drive mechanism used


  • Dependent on mechanism installed


  • Dependent on mechanism installed


1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur – OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.


Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n VLSS9TOPTU2 UPC#: 736211766656

Additional Information

Connection USB 2.0
Interface No
Form Factor 9.5mm
Model Identifier No
Suitable for MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro
Manufacturer OWC
Manufacturer P/N OWCVLSS9TOPTU2
UPC 736211766656
Shipping Restriction N/A

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