Slot-load disc drive

Updated: 06/27/2017 by Computer Hope

Slot loading disc drive on an Apple computerA slot-load disc drive is a disc drive that has no caddy or tray and allows the computer user to insert the disc into a thin slit. The picture shows an example of a slot-loading disc drive on the side of an Apple iMac computer. If no eject button is visible next to the slot, the disc may only be removed from the computer by using the operating system.

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