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Aluratek-aeod100f.13693471
6.6 out of 10

Aluratek AEOD100F

Fast and easy burning and copying of CDs and DVDs Writing Sp Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Aluratek AEOD100F

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Overall 10
10

External DVD writer

Photo man, B&H Photo
9 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I use the DVD writer to burn photographs to DVD. It replaces the internal DVD writer in my Dell laptop which fails to burn DVDs properly about 75 percent of the time. This external writer is a big saver of blank DVDs. It has not failed yet. However, a word of warning, when loading a disk into the unit you must be careful to press the disk firmly onto the spindall, otherwise the disk may come loose inside the unit.
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Set Up, Fast, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

great for travel

Chen, B&H Photo
7 December 2010
  • Excerpt: I brought this for my trip. I used it for my photo backup. Great compact size to bring along.[...
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Fast, Highly Compatible
  • Cons: May be fragile
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Product For Great Price

James, B&H Photo
21 July 2010
  • Excerpt: I really like this product - great price and works well. I returned my LG unit because it was making noise and purchased this. I saw this on my BJ's Wholesale cataloge and decided to purchase it from B&H...
  • Pros: Easy To Install, Fast, Highly Compatible, Reliable
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Overall 2
2.0

Could not get it to work

Naomi, B&H Photo
14 March 2010
  • Excerpt: I could not get the drawer to open. This happened with two models. I don't know if it was me or if there was a manufacturing defect.
  • Pros: Easy To Install
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Overall 6
6.0

Writer is great, software is a nightmare

Frankie G, B&H Photo
19 January 2010
  • Excerpt: The writer was great had problems trying to burn DVDs. Computer wouldn't and still doesn't recognize the blanks that I inserted into the burner, called Aluratek got great response. Emailed Nero (software) got a response two weeks later that made absolutely no sense to me. There is no phone number to call so I guess this piece of equipment will be put on a shelf for the near future.
  • Pros: Easy To Install
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Satisfied

Clydex, B&H Photo
9 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Had problems right out of the box in that the CD tray would not open properly - had to pull it open. Seemed to be made rather cheaply.
  • Cons: Unreliable
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Ross D., Newegg
18 September 2009
  • Summary: Bought this as a cheap second drive since I do a lot of backing up, but it's practically worthless. It requires both USB cables to be connected, even when connected to a powered output. Max read/write I have ever seen is 5x, and that's rare. Usually stays around 2-3x if not slower. Around 90% of write attempts fail. Reads fine though, if speed is not a concern.
  • Pros: -Reads fine, but slowly
  • Cons: -Uses 2 USB ports -Slow Read and Write -Often Fails Writes
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Overall 10
10

Exellent product

Ken, Mwave.com
2 July 2009
  • Summary: Not a very sexy looking drive but whats looks when it doesnt work?
  • Pros: Out of the box,I looked at it and a USB-2 plugs on the back. Installed software,plugged it in and dropped my 1st burn! Its doesnt need external power adapter.
  • Cons: N/A. It works perfectly
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