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CD-R/CD-RW drive for IDE pre OS X Macs?

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Does anyone have a recommendation for an IDE PATA CD-R/CD-RW drive for pre OS X Macs?  I’d like to replace the 24x CD-ROM drive in my beige G3 tower with one that will work in Mac OS 9 via Apple’s native authoring tools and/or Toast. 

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Sound like it might be easier than I thought. I was thinking the drive would have needed to be introduced before the last Mac OS 9 release in 2001 for general ROM/OS support (ability to boot from it). Ideally I was hoping to figure out and find a CD-RW or CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive or DVD-R/CD-RW SuperDrive of the specific model that shipped with the G4 Digital Audio/Quicksilver models that came out in 2001. 

 

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I picked up a drive for $5 at Goodwill (DVD-ROM/CD burner) and it works perfectly. Even most drives that only specify windows, I find that the Apple CD extension can drive them just fine.

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