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External DVD Burners
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Features
Buffer Size
?
2MB
2MB
2 MB
2 MB
2 MB
2 MB
2 MB
2 MB
2 MB
2MB
2MB
2MB
 
2MB
 
 
 
Prevents Buffer Underrun
?
 
 
 
 
Burns to Dual Layer Media
?
 
 
 
 
Included Software
Media Suite Software
?
 
 
 
 
DVD Playing
?
 
 
 
 
 
Disc Labeling
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hardware Connection
Firewire (IEEE 1394)
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USB 2.0
?
 
 
 
 
USB 1.1
?
 
 
 
 
Read/Write/ReWrite Speeds
DVD-RAM
?
5x
NA
12x
5x
5x
5x
5x
5x
NA
NA
NA
NA
 
NA
 
 
 
DVD-ROM
?
16x
16x
16x
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
16x
16x
16x
16x
 
16x
 
 
 
DVD+RW
?
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
4x
8x
8x
8x
 
8x
 
 
 
DVD-RW
?
6x
6x
6x
6x
6x
6x
6x
6x
4x
6x
6x
6x
 
6x
 
 
 
DVD+R DL
?
8x
8x
16x
6x
6x
6x
8x
6x
4x
8x
8x
8x
 
4x
 
 
 
DVD-R DL
?
4x
4x
12x
6x
6x
6x
6x
6x
4x
4x
4x
4x
 
NA
 
 
 
DVD+R
?
16x
16x
20x
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
16x
16x
16x
16x
 
16x
 
 
 
DVD-R
?
16x
16x
20x
8x
8x
8x
8x
8x
16x
16x
16x
16x
 
16x
 
 
 
CD-ROM
?
48x
48x
48x
24x
24x
24x
24x
24x
48x
48x
40x
48x
 
48x
 
 
 
CD-RW
?
32x
32x
32x
24x
24x
24x
24x
24x
32x
32x
32x
24x
 
24x
 
 
 
CD-R
?
48x
48x
48x
24x
24x
24x
24x
24x
48x
48x
40x
48x
 
48x
 
 
 
Compatible Formats
DVD-RAM
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DVD-ROM
?
 
 
 
 
DVD+RW
?
 
 
 
 
DVD-RW
?
 
 
 
 
DVD+R DL
?
 
 
 
 
DVD-R DL
?
 
 
 
 
 
DVD+R
?
 
 
 
 
DVD-R
?
 
 
 
 
CD-ROM XA
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
CD-ROM
?
 
 
 
 
CD-RW
?
 
 
 
 
CD-R
?
 
 
 
 
CD-TEXT
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CD+G
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CD-I
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CD-DA
?
 
 
 
 
 
CD-Extra
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo-CD
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
Video-CD
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dimensions
Height (Inches)
?
1.9
2.1
2 in
0.8 in
0.7 in
0.8 in
0.5 in
0.7 in
2.3 in
1.7
NA
3.32
 
2.25
 
 
 
Width (Inches)
?
6.3
6.6
6.3 in
6.1 in
5.6 in
5.7 in
5.2 in
5.3 in
7.3 in
6.3
NA
6.6
 
6.62
 
 
 
Length (Inches)
?
9
10
9.1 in
6.5 in
6.2 in
6.1 in
5.4 in
6.0 in
10.3 in
10.6
NA
7.68
 
9.62
 
 
 
Weight (Pounds)
?
4.8
3.5
3.3 lbs
0.8 lbs
0.9 lbs
0.8 lbs
5.0 lbs
0.6 lbs
5.75 lbs
3.31
NA
2.86
 
3.26
 
 
 
Technical Support
Instructions/User Manual
?
 
 
 
 
 
FAQs
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Downloads (Drivers, etc.)
?
 
 
 
 
 
Troubleshooting Guide
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Support Email/Form
?
 
 
 
 
 
Support Phone Number
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
Live Chat
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Manufacturer Warranty
?
1 YR
1 YR
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
1 Year
1 YR
1 YR
 
1 YR
 
 
 
Supported Configurations
Windows 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XP
 
 
 
 
Vista
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2000
 
 
 
 
 
98
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ME
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Macintosh