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I want to play mini cds in a standard slot drive in laptop.

I have a laptop with a standard slot drive CD/DVD player. It will not accept mini CD/DVDs. I have seen a picture of a Philips product with a model number of SBC3580, but Philips does not recognize this product or model number. Can I purchase such an adapter?

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  • Darrell Shaw Jan 15, 2009

    There is no tray. It is a slot drive. No matter how many times I insert the mini cd at various positions in the slot, it is kicked back out. There must be some sort of adapter I can purchase. I have seen it, but don't know where to purchase it.

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    Frank May 11, 2010

    the mini and stardard CD/DVD have the exact same center hole. any of the CD/DVD player should able to accept and play CD/DVD. just make sure the CD/DVD is center when you insert it.

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You should notice in your cd tray a smaller cutout in the center. That is specifically for mini cds.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

  • Jason Edinger Jan 15, 2009

    Here you go:

    http://www.amazon.com/Pocket-Adapter-Dri...

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