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OWC Slim Portable 6X Blu-ray Reader + SuperMultiDrive DVD/DVD-DL/CD Reader/Writer up to 8X DVD Burn, 2X DVD-Dual-Layer, 5X DVD-RAM, and 16X CD burn Speeds. Powered by your laptop's USB port, so no AC adapter is necessary. 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty. (MRSSBD6X)

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OWC Value Line Slim

6X Blu-ray USB 2.0 SATA Slim Optical
Drive Solution

Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1
  • Mac
  • PC
  • USB
Add bus powered, portable, Plug and Play CD and DVD burning with Blu-ray disc read capability to any USB equipped computer
Outstanding Features
Express your digital life with style, convenience, and value!
The OWC Value Line Slim Optical Drive Solution makes CD and DVD creation Plug and Play easy. A fast USB 2.0 interface and a lightweight design provides portable convenience and flexibility for use with both Macs and PCs. Now you can add high performance optical drive functionality with stylish value to notebook or desktop computers.
Compact and versatile - No AC Adapter Required!
Reads Blu-ray discs
Although commercial Blu-ray movie playback not supported in OS X, Blu-ray discs do mount on the desktop and can be backed up to the computer or played via third party software options.
The OWC Value Line Slim Optical Drive Solution offers stylish mobile disk read/write ability with a sleek, totally bus powered design.Take your digital life with you wherever you roam!
*disc read/write capabilities vary depending on installed drive
Note: Apple's DVD Player application only works with an internal optical drive or the Apple's external SuperDrive. To play DVDs with your drive, we recommend the free VLC Player, which can be downloaded from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/


OWC Value Line™ Slim includes
  • OWC Value Line Slim External Optical Drive Solution
  • High Quality Double Shielded 'Y' type Dual USB 2.0/1.1 (Dual 'A' to 5 pin 'mini-B' type) cable
  • Manual
  • Backup Software Suite Including:
    • Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later OEM


Product Specifications:


  • Sunplus

Drive Mechamism

  • LG BD-ROM/DVD Rewriter

Drive Interface

  • SATA (Serial ATA)

Port Configuration

  • USB 2.0 - (1) mini "B" port

Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)


  • Super quiet fanless ventilation

Read Speeds

  • DVD-ROM :Max 8X CAV
  • BD-ROM :Max 6X CLV
  • CD-ROM :Max 24X CAV

Write Speeds

  • CD-R :16X CLV
  • CD-RW :4X CLV
  • High Speed CD-RW :8XCLV
  • Ultra Speed CD-RW :No Support
  • DVD-R :Max.8X Zone CLV
  • DVD-R DL :2X CLV
  • DVD-RW :Max.4X Zone CLV
  • DVD+R :Max.8X Zone CLV
  • DVD+R DL :2.4X CLV
  • DVD+RW :Max.4X Zone CLV
  • DVD-RAM :3X-5X ZCLV ( 4.7GB)

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.
  • Optional AC Adapter* (available as a separate purchase here)
    * AC adapter not required for most applications provided computer bus supplies appropriate power needs.

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) 5°C - 05°C (41°F - 122°F)
  • (non-operating) -40°C - 65°C (-40°F - 149°F)

Relative Humidity

  • (operating) 10% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)


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.

View more information about the 1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n MRSSBD6X UPC#: 794504329650


OWC Disc Labeling Software Bundle for Mac OS X
All the software you need to label your finished discs on your Mac! Includes: LightScribe System Software, LightScribe Simple Labeler & Smile On My Mac: DiskLabel Full Version! With DiscLabel you can create, print, & share CD labels, jewel case inserts, and DVD covers that look truly professional.... a $35.95 value!
View detailed LightScribe Simple Labeler info | View detailed Smile On My Mac: DiskLabel info
Prosoft Macworld 4.5 mice
Prosoft Engineering® Data Backup 3 for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
Backup Made Easy. Data Backup makes it easy to backup to FireWire and USB drives, network drives, CDs and even DVDs. Make schedules so you don't need to 'think' about backing up... It does it for you.
A $59.00 Value! View detailed software info, or click here to purchase software separately from solution
NovaStor NovaBACKUP® Solution for Windows®
NovaBACKUP has been helping millions of users recover from data loss and disasters for over 18 years. Feature rich, NovaBACKUP provides a powerful backup solution. Built-in support for hundreds of the most popular storage devices and a step-by-step backup and restore wizard makes NovaBACKUP extremely easy to use. Requires Windows 2000 or later.
A $49.95 Value! View detailed software info
OWC Value Line™ Slim Mfr P/N: MRSSBD6X OWC SKU: OWCMRSSBD6X 6X Blu-ray USB 2.0 SATA Slim Optical Drive Solution 1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $69.99 Other World Computing MRSSBD6X In Stock, Click to Buy Now
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