Originally Posted by madbim
If someone could take a picture of the connector on the DVD or CD drive I can get started on seeing what is possible.
Looking at this DIY http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=346876
it seems that there are 2 ribbon cables going into the drive. The picture after the connected drive shows the 2 connectors (the bigger one on top and the smaller one of the left)