OWC / Other World Computing Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader

OWC / Other World Computing Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader

OWC / Other World Computing Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader

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Product Highlights

  • Read Speed of 6x: BD Discs
  • Write Speed of 8x: DVDs
  • Write Speed of 24x: CDs
  • USB 2.0 Interface
  • M-DISC Compatible
  • Includes Disc Labeling Software
  • Supports Dual Density Media
  • Windows and Mac Compatible
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  • 1Description

The OWC Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader from OWC/Other World Computing lets you play media stored on a Blu-ray, DVD, or CD and create DVD home movies and photo CDs on your Windows or Mac system. This portable external optical drive features a USB 2.0 interface and supports bus-powered and plug-and-play technologies. Record your memories with writing speeds up to 24x. With optional dual-layer DVDs, you can back up 8.5GB of data. Beyond storing data, this optical drive is compatible with M-DISCs, which offer superior data reliability.

Reads Blu-ray Discs
Although commercial Blu-ray movie playback is not supported in OS X, Blu-ray discs do mount on the desktop and can be backed up to the computer or played via third party software.
Total Backup & Archive Solution
This optical solution includes all the software you need to archive your data on either a Mac or a PC. The Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 software allows you to back up, restore, and synchronize your valuable data with minimal effort. Additionally, with NovaStor NovaBACKUP software, you can backup your data easily.
Bundled with the OWC Disc Labeling Software Suite
The included software will give your discs a professional look by using adhesive disc labels and your printer.
M-DISC Compatible
Compared to other recordable DVDs, M-DISC offers better reliability in data storage that provides the permanent optical data storage solution. Once written, the M-DISC can be read or played on any quality DVD drive that supports the common DVD+R/RW format. M-DISC media is available separately.
UPC: 812437021981
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Slim 6X Portable USB 2.0 Blu-ray Reader
  • Double Shielded Y-type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 Cable
  • Backup and Utility Software
  • OWC Disc Labeling Software Bundle
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Drive Type Internal slim Blu-ray reader & DVD/CD writer
    Supported Formats BD-ROM, BD-ROM DL, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, DVD-ROM, DVD-ROM DL, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD-RAM (Ver.2), CD-DA, CD-ROM (Mode 1 and mode 2), CD-ROM XA (Mode 2, form 1 and form 2), Photo CD (Single and multiple sessions), CD Extra, CD-R, CD-RW and CD-TEXT
    Capacity 50 GB: Blu-ray double layer
    25 GB: Blu-ray
    8.5 GB: DVD double layer
    4.6 GB: DVD
    700 MB: 79 minute CD
    650 MB: 74 minute CD
    550 MB: 63 minute CD
    Maximum Read Speeds BD-R: 6x
    BD-RE: 6x
    BD-RE (Dual Layer): 6x
    BD-ROM: 6x
    DVD-R: 8x
    DVD+R: 8x
    DVD-R (Dual Layer): 8x
    DVD+R (Dual Layer): 8x
    DVD-RW: 8x
    DVD+RW: 8x
    DVD-ROM: 8x
    DVD-ROM (Dual Layer): 8x
    CD-ROM: 24x
    CD-R: 24x
    CD-RW: 24x
    M-Disc: Up to 4x
    Maximum Write Speeds DVD-R: 8x
    DVD+R: 8x
    DVD-R DL: 6x
    DVD+R DL: 6x
    DVD-RAM: 5x
    DVD-RW: 6x
    DVD+RW: 8x
    CD-R: 24x
    CD-RW: 24x
    M-Disc: Up to 4x
    Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps (or 60 MB/sec)
    Form Factor 0.5" (12.7 mm)
    Interface SATA
    Loading Mechanism Slot
    Buffer Memory 2 MB
    Port Configuration 1 x USB 2.0 mini-B port
    Mounting Orientation Horizontal / Vertical
    Cooling Super quiet fanless ventilation
    System Requirements Macintosh:
    Mac OS 8.6 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port
    USB 2.0 functionality requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x

    Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port
    USB 2.0 functionality requires Windows 2000 or later

    Compatible via supported the USB interface
    Power Supply Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 2.0 port factory stock
    Temperature Operating: 41 to 122°F (5 to 50°C)
    Non-operating: -40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)
    Relative Humidity Operating: 10 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
    Non-operating: 5 to 95% RH (non-condensing)
    Dimensions 5.60 x 5.70 x 0.95" (14.25 x 14.50 x 2.43 cm)
    Weight 4 oz (122 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.3 x 7.1 x 3.1"

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