2nd HDD Caddy for HP 6530b, 6535b, 6730b, 6730s, 6735b, 6735s


This caddy will enable you to add a 2nd hard drive to your HP laptop via the CD/DVD Optical Drive Bay, also known as the HP Upgrade Bay.  This 2nd bay hard drive caddy is compatible with the following HP laptops (same compatibility as HP part number AU097AA and AK868AA)

HP Compaq 6530b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6535b Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6730b, 6730s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6735b, 6735s Notebook PC
HP Compaq 6820s, 6830s Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440p, 8530p, 8540p Notebook PC
HP EliteBook 8440w, 8530w, 8540w Mobile Workstation
HP EliteBook 8730w, 8740w Mobile Workstation

Also compatible with the following HP Docking Stations: KP081AA, KQ751AA, KP081AA, KQ752AA, EN488AA, EN489AA, NZ222AA, NZ223AA.


Simply pull out your CD/DVD optical drive and replace it with our OBHD Optical Bay Hard Drive caddy.  This is a really sharp-looking well-engineered product for the HP Upgrade Bay.  The front faceplate has the curve and black finish to match the laptop. The metal bracket is finished in a nice silver sheen.     Click for Installation Guide 


  • Fits in the optical drive bay  (HP Upgrade Bay)
  • Works with 2.5" SATA hard drives up to 12.7mm in height
  • Also compatible with 9.5mm or thinner HDD and SSD
  • Aluminum Metal enclosure provides heat dissipation for drive
  • Same compatibility as HP part number AU097AA and AK868AA


Note: Same compatibility as HP part number AU097AA and AK868AA, but not equivalent to AU097AA and AK868AA.   The HP AU097AA comes with a 500GB installed.  The HP AK868AA comes with a 250GB hard drive installed.  This item is just a hard drive caddy (no hard drive installed).   This is not an HP original part.  We manufacture this caddy to meet or exceed OEM quality. Hard drive not included.



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  • Model: HP12-2BAY-8730
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3lbs
  • 22 Units in Stock

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 16 February, 2012.

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