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Laptop External CD DVD Drives for Notebook Computers

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    PART DESCRIPTION PART CONDITION PRICE
SE-S084F
SE-S084F      
Part #: SE-S084F
External Optical Drive: Samsung SE-S084F - Slim USB 2.0 Dual Layer DVD Burner, 8x DVD ± R, 24x CD-RW, USB Powered, Black.
Compatible   $47.95
Alternate Part Numbers:
SE-S084F
GP08NU6B
GP08NU6B      
Part #: GP08NU6B
External Optical Drive: LG - GP08NU6B - Slim USB 2.0 Dual Layer DVD Burner, 8x DVD±R, 24x CD-RW, USB Powered, Black.
Compatible   $69.95
Alternate Part Numbers:
GP08NU6B
DRX-S77U/B
DRX-S77U/B      
Part #: DRX-S77U/B
External Optical Drive: Sony - DRX-S77U/B - Slim USB 2.0 Dual Layer DVD Burner, 8x DVD ± R, 24x CD-RW, Black, includes AC Adapter.
Compatible   $75.95
Alternate Part Numbers:
DRX-S77U/B
55Y9393
55Y9393      
Part #: 55Y9393
External Optical Drive: Lenovo - 55Y9393 - Slim USB 2.0 Dual Layer DVD Burner, 8x DVD ± R, 24x CD-RW, USB Powered, Black.
Compatible   $79.95
Alternate Part Numbers:
55Y9393
ESEU206-101
ESEU206-101      
Part #: ESEU206-101
External Optical Drive: Lite-On External Slim BD Combo
Compatible   $149.95
 
BR-PX68U2/BK
BR-PX68U2/BK      
Part #: BR-PX68U2/BK
External Optical Drive: Buffalo Technology - BR-PX68U2/BK - Slim USB 2.0 Blu-Ray Burner, 6x Blu-Ray Read/Write, 8x DVD ± R, 24x CD-RW, Black, includes AC Adapter.
Compatible   $325.95
Alternate Part Numbers:
BR-PX68U2/BK

For users in search of high-speed and versatile optical drives, external CD and DVD drives feature higher write speeds and fiber-optic interfacing capabilities. They are also CE Certified, to confirm the unit's compliance with EU consumer safety, health, or environmental requirements. The CE seal/stamp is mandatory for laptop external DVD drives, as well as all products to be sold within the 27 countries of the European Union. It is also a necessity in all member countries of the European Economics Area or EEA.

A variety of laptop external CD drives are equipped with LabelFlash and LightScribe capabilities. These technologies allow users to create customized labels, laser-etched directly onto the face of a CD or DVD. Using the proper software, also available through private sources, the laser produces a unique chemical reaction, when exposed to infrared radiation. Laptop external DVD burners with LabelFlash and LightScribe require discs with a thermal-sensitive dye/coating, in order to produce the desired images.

Standard laptop external DVD drives read and write at a maximum speed of 24x. It produces finished DVDs at a maximum speed of 8x, and has the ability to write on Dual-layer DVDs. Dual Layer discs have 2 recordable layers, and are suitable for up to 8.5 GB of data per layer. Dual-Layer laptop external DVD drives read and write at a maximum speed of up to 4x.

Laptop external optical drives have also begun to incorporate Blu-Ray disc compatibility. Units capable of Blu-ray reading/writing often feature FireWire400 or FireWire800 interfacing. Blu-Ray discs are commonly used for High-Definition movies and video games. Single-layer Blu-Ray discs have a maximum capacity of 50 GB, with Dual-layer discs suitable for up to 100 GB of data. Various laptop external DVD drives are EPA Energy Star compliant, and feature a built-in Sleep Mode to save on extensive power consumption.

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