Pros: I love it. Excellent size for a product that performs a necessity for IT professionals and personal use. It's so simple to use. IT EVEN WORKS IN LINUX (Linux Mint 15 - based off of ubuntu). I love this little dvd+-rw drive. It's amazingly portable and so helpful while out and about while on the job. If a computer needs to boot from cd, just hook this guy up, turn on the computer, edit BIOS, pop in boot cd, and away you go!! It's a super life saver, especially if someo...
Cons: None really. I just hope it lasts, because I really enjoy its functionality.
Pros: Works great. Plug and play for Mac OS X and Windows. Im not quite sure what the driver disc is for, maybe extra software for burning CDs and DVDs though. It's very small, thin, and quiet. Very light and portable.
Cons: Not much to complain about. It's USB 2.0, but Im not sure if USB 3.0 would be any faster for writing/reading CDs and DVDs anyway.
Pros: Performs as advertised. With the advent of small machines such at the ITX, Micro ATX, etc. where there is no room for an internal DVD, this fills the bill. Also note that the DVD clicks in rather than flopping around as in an internal DVD drive so that you could operate it upside down if you wanted to. I haven't tried that... yet.
Summary: I grabbed my multimeter to test and found that ALL the connections in the cable it shipped with have breaks in them. This points to a stiff cable that became brittle during storage and cracked internally.
Pros: Good solid little drive. Inexpensive when I got it and writes to M-DISC media. Works great when you have a good cable hooked to it.
Cons: The cable mine came with doesn't work. I subbed out an old, thin junky one without a ferrite choke (what would be seem to be in all respects a junk cable) and was instantly in business.
Pros: Works very well for such a light weight and thin device and the price could not be beat.
Cons: Though this unit works very well indeed it almost took a month to get the relevant information from the manufacture. The firmware updates( which were required in my case ) are only available by the use of the enclosed Disk. It hooks up to the proper LG site and downloads the latest firmware. Convenient no doubt, but unknown to the support staff and not mentioned in the very brief manual. Once installed my Windows XP (HOME) SP3 worked after the first unit was returned ...
Pros: Firstly, we've got a decent finish. It's also very thin for an external drive. While the speeds aren't as fast as a desktop sized external, it certainly gets the job done. I needed a drive that supported M-Disc, and this fit the bill perfectly! The build quality seems top-notch and the drive doesn't feel flimsy like other external slim drives I've owned in the past.
Cons: The included USB cable could be longer, and the eject button should be silver or another color so it stands out better against the drive's faceplate.