OWC Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer

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OWC Slim USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer
Key Features
  • 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
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.
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OWC Mercury Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Flexibility
  • 3Compact and Versatile
  • 4Backup & Archiving Solution

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.

Flexibility

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

OWC Mercury Specs

Enclosure TypeExternal
InterfaceUSB 2.0 (480 Mb/s), EIDE/ATAPI (132.8 Mb/s)
Loading MechanismTray
Buffer Memory1 MB
DVD Read SpeedDVD-R (SL, DL): 8x
DVD+RW: 8x
DVD-RW: 8x
DVD-ROM (SL, DL): 8x
DVD+R (SL, DL): 8x
CD Read SpeedCD-ROM: 24x
CD-RW: 16x
CD-R: 24x
Mounting OrientationHorizontal, Vertical
RoHS CompliantYes, Per Manufacturer
Operating Temperature41 to 122°F / 5 to 50°C
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Storage Temperature-40 to 149°F / -40 to 65°C
Storage Humidity5 to 95%
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.6 x 5.7 x 0.9" / 14.2 x 14.5 x 2.4 cm
Weight0.27 lb / 0.12 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.995 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.3 x 7.15 x 3.05"
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