OWC / Other World Computing Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer

OWC / Other World Computing Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer

OWC / Other World Computing Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer

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Product Highlights

  • Max 8x DVD±R SL/DL Read/Write Speed
  • Max 24x CD-R Read and Write Speed
  • 1MB Buffer Memory
  • Connects & Powered via USB 2.0
  • USB 1.1 Compatible
  • Fanless Ventilation
  • Includes Y-Type USB 2.0/1.1 Cable
  • Includes Disc Label & Backup Software
  • Windows, Mac, & Linux Compatible
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  • 1Description

The Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer from OWC / Other World Computing features a USB 2.0 interface and can be used with Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. This plug-and-play optical drive requires no special drivers for use and supports reading from and writing to single and double layer DVD±R media at speeds at up to 8x and CD-R at up to 24x. It also supports DVD±RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, CD-RW, CD-ROM, and more. A 1MB buffer helps to ensure that disc burning sessions complete without interruptions and this drive operates using USB bus power, meaning that no external power sources are required. Fanless ventilation helps to keep this optical drive cool.

Whether you're labeling your finished discs with adhesive label or inkjet-printable discs, OWC has included the software to give your discs a polished, professional, and finished look. Smile DiskLabel for Mac OS X allows you to create, print, and share CD labels, jewel case inserts, and DVD covers, while Prosoft Engineering Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8+ and NovaStor NovaBACKUP for Windows allow you to backup your data.

The Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer includes a double shielded Y-type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 cable. It is protected by a limited 1-year warranty.

This OWC Slim optical drive offers a USB 2.0 interface and a lightweight design to provide a portable convenience and flexibility for use with both Macs and PCs. Just plug in the included USB cable and the OWC Slim is ready to go. It is well suited for school, home, work, and play
Compact and Versatile
The OWC Slim optical drive offers mobile disk read/write ability with a sleek and bus-powered design. It's small enough to slip into a laptop bag so you'll always have an optical drive on hand, whatever your needs. It supports CDs at up to 24x and 700MB, and DVDs at up to 8x speed and 8.5GB dual layer
Backup & Archiving Solution
Optical media is a secure solution for long-term archiving and backup, especially for photos, audio files, video, and more. Optical media is durable, portable, easy to store, and long-lasting. Don't let your only copy be the one on your hard drive - plug in an OWC Slim drive for a portable backup solution
UPC: 812437022018
In the Box
OWC / Other World Computing Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer
  • Double Shielded Y-Type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 Cable
  • ProSoft Engineering Data Backup for Mac
  • LightScribe System Software
  • LightScribe Simple Labeler
  • Smile On My Mac: DiskLabel
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Product Specifications
    Chipset Prolific 2506
    Read Speeds (Maximum) DVD: up to 8x
    CD: up to 24x
    Write Speeds (Maximum) DVD: up to 8x
    CD: up to 24x
    Standard Mechanism Samsung SN-208BB 8X 9.5mm Internal DVD/CD Writer
    Drive Interface IDE/ATAPI
    Port Configuration USB 2.0 - 1 x mini Type-B port
    Data Transfer Rate USB 2.0 - 480 Mb/s (or 60 MB/sec)
    Cooling Quiet, fanless ventilation
    Mac Requirements - 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 Requirements - Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port
    - USB 2.0 functionality requires Windows 2000 or later
    Linux Requirements Linux compatible via supported the USB interface
    Power Supply Bus power via USB on most computers with a USB 2.0 port. Some machines may require the use of two USB ports
    Operating Environment
    Temperature Operating: 41 to 122°F / 5 to 50°C
    Non-Operating: -40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
    Relative Humidity Operating: from 10 up to 90% non-condensing
    Non-Operating: from 5 up to 95% non-condensing
    Shock Dependent on mechanism installed
    Vibration Dependent on mechanism installed
    Dimensions & Weight
    Dimensions 5.60 x 5.70 x 0.95" / 14.22 x 14.48 x 2.41 cm
    Weight 4.3 oz / 121.9 g
    Samsung SN-208BB Specs
    Drive Type Internal Slim DVD/CD Writer
    Form Factor 12.7 mm Laptop
    Interface SATA
    Loading Mechanism Tray
    Buffer Memory 1 MB
    Mounting Orientation Horizontal/Vertical
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Supported Formats DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD-VIDEO, Multi-Session (Read/Write), Multi-Border (Read/Write), CD-DA, CD-ROM, MIXED-CD, CD-ROM XA, ENHANCED-CD, CD-EXTRA/CD+, Photo-CD, VIDEO-CD, CD-TEXT, CD-G, Multi-Session
    Data Capacity 8.5 GB: DVD Double Layer
    4.6 GB: DVD Single Layer
    700 MB: 79 minute CD
    650 MB: 74 minute CD
    550 MB: 63 minute CD
    Label Design Software No
    Read / Write Speeds
    Maximum Read Speeds 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: 16x
    Maximum Write Speeds DVD-R: 8x
    DVD+R: 8x
    DVD-R (Dual Layer): 8x
    DVD+R (Dual Layer): 8x
    DVD-RAM: 5x
    DVD-RW: 4x
    DVD+RW: 8x
    CD-R: 24x
    CD-RW: 4x
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.05 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 7.1 x 3.1"

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