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    Where can i find a drive with no tray

    Hello
    Where can i find a black DVD, DVD/CDRW combo, or CDRW combo that doesn't have a tray thing (ie you just slot it in, like in cars)

    See this pic for what i mean -


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    i think you can only get laptop drives like that, so it may need some mooding, which it looks like in the pic
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    But they look cool

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    pioneer do DVD rom drives that go into a slit if thats what your looking for.
    It is Inevitable.....


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    can i get a black version of http://www.bestsonic.com/piondvd16xsl.html
    and if so, where in uk?

    or where can i find http://www.plextor.be/products/px-71...hoice=PX-716AL in a uk shop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashleybaker
    can i get a black version of http://www.bestsonic.com/piondvd16xsl.html
    and if so, where in uk?

    or where can i find http://www.plextor.be/products/px-71...hoice=PX-716AL in a uk shop?
    A quick google for the plextor brings up:
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?PLE-PX-716
    http://www.cclonline.com/product-info.asp?id=2220
    http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...50&GroupID=277

    cheapest is:
    www.ebuyer.com quickfind code 76829

    They're all retail packages with different coloured bezels inc.
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    ITXwarehouse have some slim-line optical drives that are slot loaders, don't see why they shouldn't work in an atx case, would save some room too!

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    It's easy enough to spray slot loading drives any colour you want using some small squares of paper you can slip behind to cover the felt bits of the Pioneer drives. I sprayed my Pioneer 106S grey:





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    Quote Originally Posted by skattrd
    A quick google for the plextor brings up:
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/s...tml?PLE-PX-716
    http://www.cclonline.com/product-info.asp?id=2220
    http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Product...50&GroupID=277

    cheapest is:
    www.ebuyer.com quickfind code 76829

    They're all retail packages with different coloured bezels inc.
    Err, those aren't slot loading .
    You may want to go for a slim line one with IDE adapter, can be found here http://www.itx-warehouse.co.uk/productlist.aspx?Cid=21

    Can't find proper IDE drive that are slot load in the UK

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