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1. External DVD Drive, USB 3.0 Portable CD/DVD+/-RW Drive/DVD Player for Laptop CD ROM Burner Compatible with Laptop Desktop PC Windows Linux OS Apple Mac Black
- ????【High Writing & Reading Speed】 Max 8x DVDR Write Speed and Max 24x CD Write Speed provide high writing and reading speed.
- ????【Wide Compatible】This external dvd cd drive is compatible with Windows 98 / SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 10/8/7,Mac ios(ios 8.6-10.14). And perfect for PC, Laptop, Comprehensive Computer, Internal PC hard disk reader.
- ????【Plug & Play Technology】Powered by USB port so just plug it into your USB port and the DVD driver will be detected. Don’t need to install software to set up driver.
- ????【Advanced USB3.0 Technology】 USB 3.0 provides fast data transfer speed and stable performance to record CD/ music/ videos/ install software or create CD/DVD backup disc ( also compatible with USB2.0).
- ????【Ingenious Design】 This ultra-slim CD/DVD player for laptops equipped with an eject button so that you needn’t worry about your disc getting stuck inside this external CD/DVD drive. Besides, the copper mesh technology of this external component, you can be rest assured of stable data transmission.
About Our Product
Currently, it’s the best way to get an external DVD RW Burner, if your slim laptop or desktop has no internal DVD drive. Not need any additional software and extra power supply, plug and play. High-speed USB 3.0 CD DVD RW Burner with low impedance and anti-interference ability, bringing you smooth and fast experience for watching movies, listening to music, installing softwares or system, burning discs.
Portable Compact Design:Slim, lightweight, shock-resistant design, and just slips easily into your travel bag.
Emergency Eject Hole.
Powered by only one USB 3.0 connector, no need extra power cable, faster speed bring you better experience than old USB 2.0 drive.
Just plug in computer, it will be recognized automatically within seconds, then you can press pop-up button, put in disc and enjoy movies, music, burn discs or install software/system, etc.
♦ This is a universal CD/DVD drive burner, not a Blu-ray drive, can not play Blu ray discs.
♦ Please connect the laptop external power supply when you use this external optical drive.
♦ Because of the limitations of the Chrome OS, this external optical drive can not work with Chrome OS and Chromebook.
♦ This protable CD/DVD drive can not work with TV, car, smartphone.
♦ Before you using the External CD/DVD Drive, please make sure your computer has a “Media Player.
♦ If you find the External CD/DVD Drive start out a little slow, please wait for 5-10 seconds.
♦ Windows 10 system is advised to install VLC Media player to play DVD and CD. We suggested that you download the 3.0 drive for windows 10, then it will work. For the desktop, please connect the device to the USB port of the motherboard for normal use.
♦ If your windows 10 start up delay, please connect both USB 3.0 data cable and power supply cable to make sure it has enough power.
2. Apiker External DVD Drive, USB3.0 CD DVD +/-RW Burner for Laptop, Optical Disk Drive with SD Slot, Type C Cord and Carrying Case, Multi-Functional, for PC Desktop Mac Book Windows 10/8/7 Linux OS
- ✔ENJOY LIFE EASILY: Our external DVD burner is powered by USB port, plug and play with tool-free installation and no driver needed. Just plug it into your USB port and CD burner will be detected automatically. Watching movies, listening to music, installing software, burning disc—Apiker USB CD player allows you enjoy your life more easily!
- ✔EFFORTLESS DATA TRANSFER: This external disk drive adopts advanced burning technology, provides Max 8x DVDR Write/Read Speed and Max 24x CD Write/Read speed. Compatible with USB3.0 and backwards compatible with USB 2.0 or 1.1 ports. The USB 3.0 technology offers a maximum data transfer rate of 5Gbps, 20% faster than USB 2.0. You can transfer HD movies or files in just seconds.
- ✔UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY: Apiker portable DVD player is compatible with most major operating systems, supports Windows 10 / 8 / 7, Vista 7 / 8, XP, Linux, Mac OS10.6 or above. It also supports varies discs: CD-R, CD-ROM, CD+/-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+/-RW, DVD-R DL and VCD ROM discs(TVs, tablets and Blu-ray disk are not supported)
- ✔DESIGNED FOR CONVENIENCE: With the USB 3.0 and USB Type-C 2-in-1 cable, you can use the USB C DVD drive on different devices. 2 standard USB ports ensures quick syncing and file sharing. 2 SD card slots(one Micro SD) are convenient for you to transfer photos shooting or videos by your camera from cards to your computers.—All possibilities in the DVD Rom external drive help you achieve your work efficiently! (Note: the USB flash drive and SD cards on the picture are not included in the package)
- ✔SAFE AND PORTABLE: To protect this external optical drive and for your better storage, we prepared a thick CD drive case for you. The case has shockproof bubble inside that gives full protection for the DVD burner. Just put it in the case and take it to anywhere.
3. ZXUY Hard Drive SATA 2nd HDD Caddy Tray for Unibody 9.5mm Laptop CD/DVD-ROM Drive Slot (Replacement Only for SSD and HDD)
- It can be made part of RAID array and Bootable.Plug & Play, Supports hot swapping
- Compatible with: 2.5″/9.5mm SATA HDD or SSD, Hard drive NOT include.100% Brand New 9.5 mm-thick caddy.
- Package Content: 1x 2nd HDD Caddy ， 4x Hard Drive Screws and 1pcs screw driver
- Fully integrated into laptop, no cables/PSU/software driver needed.Fast & Reliable connection in laptop, just as the primary HDD
- High performance SATA hard drive providing up to 500GB of additional internal hard drive space.
Hard Drive Caddy Tray for SuperDrive (Replacement Only)
4. LG Electronics 8X USB 2.0 Super Multi Ultra Slim Slot Portable DVD+/-RW External Drive with M-DISC Support, Retail (Silver) GP70NS50
5. External CD DVD Drive for Laptop, USB C DVD Drive for PC Desktop Mac MacBook, Portable DVD RW Drive with Memory Card Reader & 2 USB Slot, for Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8.1/10,Linux,OS System
- Plug and Play- The USB dvd drive for laptop is easy to use, just plug into your USB/ C Port and the drive will be detected. Some computer’s USB port may don’t have enough power to support the external DVD drive so we have prepared an extra power cord for you. It’s better to use the external power cord if you are usb 1.0 so that the drive can work more stably.
- High Transfer Speed- The external dvd drive USB and Type-C port, providing you fast data transfer speed. Max DVD read speed 8X
- Max CD read speed 24X and max CD burn speed 8X, and a powerful error correction capability. It’s a perfect usb cd/ dvd player, reader, writer, rewriter, burner, you can backup files, listen to music, watch videos, install software with your computers.
- 2 USB Slot & SD/ TF Card Reader Function- The dvd drive built-in 2 USB slots, 1 SD card reader, 1 TF card reader. It’s perfect to connect more usb devices meet your need. 2 usb slots can work simultaneously when you plug in dvd drive. And the card reader function make it more quickly and easily transfering files between memory card and PC. NOTE: SD card and TF card can’t work at the same time. One time for one card.
- Compatibility- The usb c dvd drive compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, Linux, all versions of Mac OS. External cd/dvd drive for PC/ Laptop/Desktop/Notebook/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air with Type-C or USB interfaces.
- Portable DVD Drive- The portable dvd drive is compact, lightweight and shockproof you can put this External CD Drive/ DVD Writer/ Player in the traveling bag or on your desk easily. The data cable is hidden behind which is made of premium material.
6. External DVD CD Drive USB3.0 Type C with SD/TF Card Reader Portable Disk Burner Player Writer Low Noise High Speed Data Transfer for Laptop, Desktop, Mac, Windows
- Multi-functional Reader – The dvd drive features two USB ports, 1 Micro USB port, 1 SD slot, 1 TF slot. You can also use two USB ports and Micro USB ports as well as TF card readers or SD card readers. (PS: SD port and TF slot are not to be used simultaneously. Micro USB port is for loading only.)
- Supports Format – The external CD DVD drive supports DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+RW, CD-RW, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD+R(W), VCD, SVCD. Make sure your Windows Media Player supports the media formats you see. (But BLU-RAY, 3D, 4K, 2K of DVD are not readable!)
- Plug and Play – The CD drive does not need any additional driver, connect the external DVD drive directly to your USB or type C port from your PC, then the DVD driver will be detected and your happy journey will begin.
- Wide Compatibility – The CD drive is compatible with windows XP /7 /10, VISTA, Mac OS 8.6 or higher and serves as a perfect complement for APPLE/ DELL/ SONY/ SAMSUNG/ ASUS/ ACER/ HP, notebooks, ultrabooks, PCs, desktops and other brands without internal drive (not compatible with Windows98! The DVD drive is not compatible with TV, tablet, auto player, Chromebook, Surface Pro, Ubuntu.).
- Embedded Design – The CD player integrated cable allows the drive to be easily stored in a bag or drawer. The housing of the DVD drive has 4 small rubber feet, reduce double vibrations and prevent slipping on smooth surfaces.
1.Powerful reader, the disk reader can read and play CD/DVD, it also can read SD/TF card.
2. Unique intelligent recording technology, external CD DVD drive, new chip and powerful error correction function for playback of music and movies without delay or distortion.
3. With USB3.0 and type-c technology, it features high-speed transmission speed and powerful error correction, anti-shock and noise reduction.
4. Watch movies, listen to music, make backup CDs, install software, or burn CDs. Supports CD-R, CD-ROM, CD +/- RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD +/- RW, DVD-R DL and VCD discs.
5. Extremely thin and portable, it’s completely plug and play, easy to install and use.
* Supported formats: DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, CD-R / RW, CD-ROM / XA, CD-ROM, CD-EXTRA, CD-TEXT
* Supported media types: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD + RW, DVD + R, DVD + R DL, DVD-R DL and DVD-RAM -Drive
* Reading speed: CD-ROM: 24x Max; DVD-ROM: up to 8x, DVD-ROM (DL): up to 6x
* Write speed: 24x CD-R, 8x CD-RW, DVD ± R: up to 8x, DVD ± R DL: up to 4x, DVD-R ± 9: up to 2.4x subject
* Rewrite speed: DVD + RW: up to 4x, DVD-RW: up to 4x, CD-RW: up to 10x DVD-RAM: up to 3 times
* Memory cache: 2M
* Power consumption: 3 ~ 5W
* Power: DC 5V
★. Make sure that the optical drive is running horizontally during operation.
★. For MAC/Windows 10 it is recommended to install the VLC Media Player to play DVDs and CDs.
★. SD port and TF slot are not to be used simultaneously. Micro USB port is for loading only.
1x USB 3.0 external DVD drive
1x user manual (English)
★. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
7. External DVD Drive USB 3.0/Type-C Slim Slot-in CD/DVD+/-RW Burner Player USB C Superdrive for MacBook Pro Air Laptop Mac iMac Windows10 PC Desktop(Silver)
- 【Slot-in CD drive】NOLYTH external CD drive is a slot-in DVD drive,No eject button,just slot-loading.It is powered by USB Type-C/USB 3.0 port from computer,please ensure these is enough power with 5V2.5A to this CD drive
- don’t plug the DVD drive into a USB hub or extension cords
- don’t place the black side to be up,the blank side to be down,otherwise the disk will stuck inside the drive or eject automatically.
- 【Ultr-thin Design】Fashionable design for Laptop Mac PC,made with aluminum alloy,Embedded cable design, shockproof, low noise, anti-interference and high durability.This drive is convenient to use and carry whether at home or travelling, which only needs a little space in your bag.It is with a single cable that’s built into the USB C Superdrive and you’ll never have to worry about lost cables.
- 【Plug & Play】Plug this DVD drive directly into the laptop or plug into the usb port behind of the computer host.Make sure there is a correct playback software with correct format in your computer will plug and play.No driver program or extra power supply required. NOTE: Blank CD is unformatted, please download a software-NERO and finish the setting before burning.
- 【Wide Compatibility】This CD drive works with Windows and Mac OS for Laptop/Mac/MacBook Air Pro/iMac PC/Desktop.Can’t work with Car/TV/Projector/Chrome OS/Tablet/Smartphone/Microsoft. Must ensure there is a drive driver in your computer and correct media player.Specially for Windows 10 and Catalina system,they don’t have a default player installed.
- 【Technical support】We provide this DVD drive 60 days full refund and 2 years technical support.Any problem please contact with us directly via:[email protected] before return.We promise to resolve the issue within 24 hours and do the best to you.Any quality problems of this drive,will provide free & quick replacement.
8. External CD/DVD Drive for Laptop, USB 3.0 Ultra-Slim Portable Burner Writer Compatible with Mac MacBook Pro/Air iMac Desktop Windows 7/8/10/XP/Vista (Black)
- 【PLUG & PLAY】No driver and external power required, powered by the USB port. the external CD/DVD drive can used to watch DVD movies, listen to music, create backup discs,burn movies/music, install system.
- 【WIDE COMPATIBLE SYSTEM】The DVD drive compatible with Windows 98 / SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows7/ 8/ 10/ MAC OS. Specially designed for MacBook, Ultrabook, Laptop or PC without internal drive.
- 【HIGH SPEED TRANSMISSION】This external CD drive is compatible with USB3.0 and backwards compatible with USB2.0 USB1.0, bringing you faster data transmission speed (up to a maximum of 5Gbps) and stable performance fault tolerance.
- 【UNIQUE INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGY】Embedded cable design, made with premium wire drawing material of shockproofing, low noise, anti-interference and high durability, works well in burning, writing and reading.
- 【ULTRATHIN & PORTABLE】Ultra-slim portable DVD drive, lightweight, you can put it in the travelling bag or on your desk, which only needs a little space. Really Very Conveniently!
√ We offer 45days full refund, 1 year replacement exchanged,
√ If you have any problems with our product or service, please contact us and we promise to resolve the issue within 24 hours.
Plug & Play
No driver and external power required, powered by the USB port
The external CD/DVD drive can used to install software, play movies and music, backup the data,
watch teaching video, and burn your precious memories and keep photos
Supported OS: Windows XP / 2003 / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10, Linux, MacOS system, MacBook Air and Mac mini
USB3.0 super speed interface, which is 10x faster transmission speed than USB2.0 (up to a maximum of 5Gbps)
Portable Compact Design
Ultra-slim portable DVD drive, convenient to use and carry.
Embedded cable design, shockproofing, low noise, anti-interference and high durability.
Product Dimensions: 5.81*5.58*0.74in
Product Weight: 304g
USB Interface: USB3.0(Backwards compatible with USB2.0&1.0)
Working Voltage: 5V
1x CD DVD Drive
1x User Manual
9. USB 3.0&USB-C External CD DVD Drive,Multifunctional External CD/DVD +/- RW Burner Player Writer Support SD/TF Card/2 USB 3.0 Ports/Charging,Compatible with Mac OS/Windows/MacBook/Laptop/Desktop-Black
- 【Multifunctional External DVD Drive】Not just an external DVD burner,you also can read files and copy music/videos from TF or SD cards to computer.Two USB3.0 HUB connect your USB keyboard/USB mouse/USB hard drive/USB flash drive/Phone and other USB device to transfer and charging.(Tips:SD card and TF card can’t work at the same time,only choose one for you.Both USB 3.0 ports work well together.)
- 【Wide Compatibility】Multifunctional external DVD burner compatible with Windows 20003/XP/7/8/10/Vista,Chrome OS and all versions of MAC OS.Support Laptop/Notebook/MacBook Pro/MacBook Air/PC with USB-C or USB interfaces.
- 【New Technology Design Multifunctional DVD Burner】Easy to use,plug and play,no extra drive needed.Adopted unique intelligent burning technology,The external DVD drive supported CD/DVD-ROM,CD-R/RW,DVD±R/RW.Max DVD read speed 8X
- Max CD read speed 24X and max CD burn speed 24X. You can burn files,install software and create a backup CD watch DVD movies etc.Equipped with strong fault tolerance, anti-shock and noise reduction technology, low power consumption.
- 【USB-C to USB 3.0 and Charging】2 USB 3.0 ports Transfer speeds up to 5Gbps,it can be backwards compatible with USB 2.0/USB1.0.The external DVD drive supports 3 DVD drives work together,plug and play,you can choose the one you need.(Note:Adequate voltage must be provided to the external DVD drive,unsufficient power supply may cause malfunction or other problems.The package includes power cables.)
- 【Good After-sales Service】We ensure great performance and quality.For quality problems, we provide 1 year warranty,30 days full refund.Any problem about the external DVD drive,please contact with technical support,We promise to resolve the issue within 24 hours.
More than a DVD writer/burner,this item also has USB hub,TF&SD card reader function,it provides one TF slot,one SD slot and two USB 3.0 standard ports,each USB port can be used as standard port,Load-in line or as a charger connection.
1.Ipad is not supported.To ensure sufficient power supply please connect this product to the back USB port of your desktop computer.Unsufficient power supply may cause malfunction or other problems.
2.The SD card and TF card can’t use at the same time,only choose one to work for you.Each of them can work well with the 2 USB ports at the same time.
3.Customer’s using Windows 10 are advised to have VLC Media player to Play DVD and CD.
4.Please make sure that your computer has a “Media Player” software before playing music or movie .
5.Please connect the device to the direct USB port on your computer.If you connect it to a USB hub or an extension line, it may not be able to identify the driver.
6.If the desktop is used, please connect the device to the USB port of the motherboard for normal use.
Read Speed (Max.)
Writing Speed (Max.)
1x Multifunctional External DVD Drive
1x USB 3.0&USB-C Data Cable
1x Power cable
Specifications are included on the package
10. External CD DVD Drive USB C CD DVD Burner/Writer Slim Portable Slot in CD DVD Reader for MacBook Pro/Air/Mac/Laptop/Windows10 (Sliver)
- ★【High Storage and High Speed USB C Drive】 The type C external drive offers 5 to 10 times more storage than others which means supporting data storage up to 128GB and supporting 8.5G 4.7G 700M CD DVD burning capabilities. With panasonic UJ-120 BD-ROM Combo Drive Inside, the speed is up to 8X (10.8MB/sec) in write DVDs, and reading speed is up to 24X(3.6MB/sec) on CD.
- ★【Ultra Slim and Portable Drive】 0.7 inch thin and 11.95 ounces weight make it compact, not only maximizes desktop space but also fits for you when you need them on your business trips.
- ★【Specially designed for Macbook】 Perfect for the new MacBook and MacBook Air/Pros using USB C . Every item we provide a USB Type c(Female) to USB(Male) converter, so once you want to use for the USB port Macbook Air/Pro or other Notebook, you can use smoothly with it.
- ★【Widely Compatible】This external CD DVD drive is compatible with WindowsXP/2003/Wind8/Vista 7, Linux, Mac 10 OS system, NOT compatible with higher version than OS X Yosemite. Fit for Mac/Samsung/ASUS/HP/Dell/Sony/Acer and other Notebook and Laptop/PC without internal drive but with USB C or USB interfaces.
- ★【Plug and Play, Easy to Use】 Slot-in loading, just plug and play, no driver program required. ※ High recommend to use professional software such as BurnAware Free and Power DVD to burn CD/DVD. [Software is NOT included.] ※ We aim to provide our customers with a satisfactory shopping experience. If you encounter any problems during the shopping, please do not hesitate to contact us. Simply reach us by Amazon message.
Why this external CD DVD drive?
WORKING both with USB and USB-C
FAST SPEED DRIVE — Read speed is up to 24X and write speed is up to 8x.
ULTRA-THIN PORTABLE DVD DRIVE — Drive Dimensions: 7.1 x 6.4 x 0.7 in, weight 11.94 ounces.
PLUG AND PLAY — Slot-in style is more convenient to read or burn CDs/DVDs.
Read Speed(Max) :
CD: 24X (3.6MB/sec)
DVD: 8X (10.8MB/sec);
Writing Speed (Max.)
1 x USB external drive
1 x User Manual
1 x USB type C female to USB 3.0 adapter
1.This is an external DVD CD drive, not a blue ray burner drive, so it can’t play blue ray disc.
2.This external USB C DVD drive is a Slot-in drive, not a pallet drive, no eject button, just slot-loading.
3 Date transfer speed is also affected by computer and system environment.
4 If you connect with your desktop computers, plug the player into motherboard USB socket behind computer, not USB port front of your computer.
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