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jareemon
05-07-2011, 06:18 PM
Are they generic?
Can I use any spare or does it have to be a certain model or certain spec? Notebook is aspire 5310, odd part # is optiarc AD-7560A

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Nomad
05-07-2011, 06:35 PM
I stand to be corrected, but if you do need a specific one look at TM maybe or maybe easier on eBay.

pcuser42
05-07-2011, 06:46 PM
They generally do use standard connections, even if the manufacturer uses a proprietary adapter.

jareemon
05-07-2011, 07:03 PM
what about the size and shape, and the bezel shape?

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pcuser42
05-07-2011, 07:45 PM
what about the size and shape, and the bezel shape?

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Size and shape are standard, the bezel is where you'll have problems (depending on manufacturer). :p

stormdragon
05-07-2011, 08:47 PM
From the few notebooks I've pulled apart the bezel can generally be removed and swapped with that of the original drive.