As a global leader of optical storage, Lite-On announces an ideal solution, a powerful external slim drive, the Lite-On eTDU108. Playback is just as reliable with Smart-X technology for smooth, stable Audio CD, VCD, and DVD playback and data extraction. Moreover, requiring no separate power supply, the drive connects to your device via USB 2.0 for speedy data transfer offering hassle-free plug-and-play functionality. Combining ultra portability and outstanding performance, the Lite-On eTDU108 keeps you company wherever you go. Type: Slim DVD Drive Panel Color: Black Load Type: Top Load DVD-ROM Access Time: 160ms CD-ROM Access Time: 150ms Cache: 2MB DVD-ROM: 8X CD-ROM: 24X
I ordered this device because my CD/DVD ROM stopped working on my laptop. I tried hacking my registry as suggested on the Internet but it never fixed my problem. I even physically swapped out the drive but to no avail. Instead of buying another laptop or taking it to the 'local geeks' I decided to purchase a portable DVD/CD ROM drive. I needed something small and sleek. Most importantly, I needed a device that did not require a power cord. I was pleased to have found such a good deal on Amazon that met my n..
The mechanical construction is so poor that it broke in just one week of normal use. I used this as external cdrom drive to my samsung netbook and within a week it stopped working. On examination, I found that the spring mechanism of the lid was the one that broke. Now the lid is not fully and correctly closing and so, the power circuit for the DVD is not closed. By putting a heavy weight (a big book) on top of the dvd rom made it work!).Not worth buying...When it worked for the first week, it was fine; did..
I have no idea what the other reviewers got mine got dropped so many times and its been over two years and it still works like new. Since the dvd-ro m on my computer broke I have been using this and its been a godsend. I loive it and the cost