Summary: Worked at first, but then (after a few months), totally hosed up with Win 7 Pro(64), in my case. After that, never could get it to look like anything but a generic CD-ROM. Driver issues? Who knows?
Pros: Looks good. Promo from the company, from my experience, is empty hype.
Cons: Support at the company's website is virtually non-existent.
Owned Less than a year, VERY light use. No longer works.
Darren M., Newegg
18 March 2013
Pros: Easy to setup. Worked well for the first 6 or 7 uses (over the course of 6 months)
Cons: Writing data to the disc causes it to just go to sleep. I've tried multiple recording software, and multiple brands of media. In the end it will pick a random spot during the recording process and just quit. The lights continue to flash, but nothing happens.
Cons: Would not burn disks on my MacBook pro in either Mac OS or Windows 8. Both result in drive communication errors. Checked the cables and connections. I plugged this to a desktop dell running windows 8 and it burned disks fine, but to the MacBook, no joy! Returning it.
Summary: My Phillips dvd burner has worked great for several years now. Shoulda just bought another one!
Pros: Very nice looking unit.
Cons: Is not recognized by an older XP Pro machine or my new Win 7 Pro machine. Rather than spend endless hours tinkering with a device that should just work perfectly out of the box, I can save a ton of headache and frustration by tossing it in the trash! That's exactly what I'm going to do. I don't h...