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Transcend 8XDVDS Portable USB 2.0 DVD Writer

Jun 02,2014 0 Comments

Transcend 8XDVDS Portable USB 2.0 DVD Writer

For those of you that have jumped on the Ultrabook or MacBook Pro bandwagon like myself, you know as well as I do that optical drives come at a premium. When I first purchased my Macbook Pro, the optical drive was something I figured I could live without. Now 5 months later, I’ve come to realize that they are in fact quite handy to have around.

Transcend is a global leader in many technologies, and today we have their portable DVD writer, the 8XDVDS, in the lab. The 8XDVDS features a slim form factor of only 142mm x 148mm x 13.9mm. This DVD writer carries a peak CD writing speed of 24x, while the DVD writing speed peaks at 8x. This drive also has the capabilities to burn double layer media for those of you that like working with 8.5GB DVDs. Did I mention this drive is bus powered?

Compatibility extends to modern Windows operating systems, including XP, Vista, 7, 8, and OS X 10.4+.

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