Color:Gloss Black Product Description The first Samsung external DVD drive that is compatible with Mac as well as PCs. A 'must have' accessory for all NetBook users. The SAMSUNG 8X Tray load External Slim DVD Writer is designed to provide the highest quality DVD functionality in a sleek design that is not much larger than the CD/DVD itself. Simply plug it into your USB port and you are ready to watch movies, install software, copy photos, play music, etc. Furthermore, this model supports both 12 cm & 8 cm discs. The Manual Disc Eject function allows the disc to be ejected even when the power is off. From the Manufacturer For Mac or PC netbook or laptop owners who require an ultra-compact, high-performance external CD/DVD writer, the Samsung (SE-S084C/RSBN) External Slim DVD Writer is the obvious choice. Measuring less than an inch thick and weighing less than a pound, this USB-powered DVD writer offers superb portability and high-speed CD and DVD read and write functionality for both 8- and 12-centimeter disks. And with a sleek, glossy black surface design, the drive will complement any portable set-up. The External Slim DVD Writer At a Glance USB-powered; requires no bulky power adapter Up to 8X write speed for DVDs, and 24X write speed for CDs Less than an inch thick; weighs less than a pound Buffer Under Run technology allows for high-speed writing while you multi-task Includes Nero Software Suite A single USB cable is all you need to power the drive and write to DVD or CD. The manual eject button lets you remove disks even when the drive is powered off. . The DVD writer's compact size makes it the perfect portable accessory for both Mac and PC users. Ultra-Slim Design Ideal for Netbook Users Compatible with both Mac and PCs alike, the External Slim DVD Writer is designed specially for on-the-go netbook and laptop users. It weighs less than a pound and measures a mere 5.5 x 6.2 x .75 inches (WxLxH). It takes up about as much space as a few CD or DVD disks. The External Slim DVD Writer is USB powered, which means you don't have to carry any cumbersome power adapters or cords. Simply plug the drive into an available USB port on your computer, and you're ready to go. It also features an easy-access tray loading drive with a manual eject button, which allows you to eject your disks even when the drive is powered off. High-Performance, High-Speed Writing Abilities Thanks to the drive's Buffer Under Run Technology, you won't suffer buffer under-run, which occurs in high-speed writing when the speed is faster than the data transfer. Because of this technology, you can continue to multi-task on your computer while the data is being written on the drive, thus improving your productivity. Buffer Under Run Technology also enables high-speed writing in low performance PCs. The drive boasts many other performance-enhancing features, including including SAT (Speed Adjustment Technology); TAC (Tilt Actuator Compensation) and Double OPC (Optimum Power Control). In addition, Magic Speed and ABS (Automatic Ball Balancing System) technologies reduce vibration and noise. The External Slim DVD Writer supports 8X write speeds for a wide array of DVD disks, including DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, and DVD-ROM. It also supports DVD+R DL and DVD-RW at a 6X write speed, and DVD-RAM at 5X. For CD compatibility, the drive offers a 24X write speed for CD-R, CD-RW, and CD-ROM. Nero Software Suite Included To enhance your CD and DVD burning capabilities, the External Slim DVD Writer comes with Nero Software Suite, which includes NERO Burning ROM, NERO Showtime, and PowerDVD. Integrated firmware offers automatic updates to keep the performance of the drive optimized. About Samsung Electronics Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company is recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, and is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com. What's in the Box SAMSUNG 8X External Tray Load DVD Writer, USB Cable, Nero Software Suite, and manual. With its sleek, ultra-compact design, the DVD Writer complements any PC or Mac laptop or Netbook.