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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