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OWC SuperSlim drive 8X Portable USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer Burner

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8X OWC SuperSlim Portable USB 2.0 External DVD DL+CD Reader/Writer Player. Bus-Powered by USB port, no AC adapter needed. Includes Prosoft DataBackup & Smile on Mac DVD/CD Label creator software. New, 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty

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OWC SuperSlim drive
8X Portable USB 2.0 External DVD/CD Writer

USB 2.0 Optical Drive

Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1
Add a high performance USB optical drive to any computer.
Good looks and great flexibility.
The OWC SuperSlim drive is the good-looking, great value CD/DVD drive that's indispensible in your gear bag. A fast USB 2.0 interface and a lightweight design provides portable convenience and flexibility for use with both Macs and PCs. Just plug in the included USB cable and the OWC SuperSlim is ready to go -- perfect for school, home, work, and play.
Compact and versatile, everywhere.
The OWC SuperSlim drive offers stylish mobile disk read/write ability with a sleek, totally bus-powered design. It's small enough to slip into a laptop bag so you'll always have an optical drive on hand, whatever your needs. 

Supports CDs at up to 24x speed and 700MB, and DVDs at up to 8x speed and 8.5GB dual layer.
Total backup & archiving solution
Optical media is a great, secure solution for long term archiving and backup - especially for photos, audio files, and video. Optical media is durable, portable easy to store, and long-lasting. Don't let your only copy be the one on your hard drive - plug in an OWC SuperSlim drive for a portable backup solution.

Test Details: DVD+R 8x burn test using a 3.8GB file, CD-R 24x burn test using a 583MB file with a Panas onic UJ-898 SuperDrive on a MacBook Pro with model ID: Macbook Pro 6,2 running 
OS X 10.6.8


  • OWC SuperSlim External Optical Drive
  • High Quality Double Shielded 'Y' type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 (Dual 'A' to 5 pin 'mini-B' type) cable


Product Specifications


  • Prolific 2506

Read Speeds*

  • DVD up to 8x
  • CD up to 24x

Write Speeds*

  • DVD up to 8x
  • CD up to 24x

Standard Mechanism

  • Hitachi-LG Data Storage 8X 9.5mm Internal DVD/CD Writer
    *Click for all supported formats and specific mode speeds.

Drive Interface


Port Configuration

  • USB 2.0 - (1) mini "B" port

Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)


  • Super quiet fanless ventilation

Macintosh Requirements

  • Mac OS 8.6 or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • USB 2.0 functionality requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later including 'Mavericks' 10.9.x.

Windows Requirements

  • Windows 98SE or later and an available USB 2.0/1.1 port.
  • USB 2.0 functionality requires Windows 2000 or later.

Linux Requirements

  • Linux compatible via supported the USB interface.

Power Supply

  • Bus Power via USB on most computers with USB 2.0 port factory stock.

External Case Dimensions

  • 5.6 in (D) x 5.7 in (W) x .95 in (H)(14.25 cm x 14.5 cm x 2.425 cm)

Enclosure Weight

  • 4.3 ounces (122g)

Operating Environment


  • (operating) from 5°C ~ up to 50°C (41°F – 122°F)
  • (non-operating) from -45°C ~ up to 65°C (-40°F – 149°F)

Relative Humidity

  • Operating*: from 10% – up to 90% non-condensing
  • Non-operating*: from 5% – up to 95% non-condensing

    *Dependent upon optical drive mechanism used


  • Dependent on mechanism installed


  • Dependent on mechanism installed


1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use, but should the need occur – OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

Additional Information

Connection USB 2.0
Interface No
Form Factor No
Model Identifier No
Suitable for MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, Mac Pro
Manufacturer OWC
Manufacturer P/N OWCMRSSDSDT8X
UPC 812437022018
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Macfixit Australia is an Australian owned and operated business based in Melbourne, Victoria and we've been operating since 2005.

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