Excerpt: easy to use on my macbook pro. no problems yet although have only had it for a few weeks. needs only one usb line connector. compatible with macbook os for reading and writing cds. not sure about dvds though.
Excerpt: Use with Mac desktop to burn DVDs. Connected via USB. Works well so far. Not sure about longevity/durability. Very compact/lightweight. Replaced much more expensive (and larger physical size) burner that simply quit after 2 years.
Excerpt: The Samsung SE-208DB/TSBS Slim Portable DVD Writer was the second time I have purchased this writer. I had recently accidently broken my writer and I needed a new one. I did a web search, came across the writer that I was looking for and it was available at a really good price.
Excerpt: Reads and writes just fine, and requires no external power source, but makes no mention of the applicability to the Linux OS, it's too slow to play Japanese animated movies, and doesn't play nicely with other devices on the USB bus--at least if those devices are OSs running "live."
Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight, Quality Construction
Excerpt: Like many lovers of music these days, I primarily listen to digital versions of my favourite tunes. But the days of portable CD players are over, and I recently decided to convert my CD collection into a digital format for use on my portable digital music player.