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OWC External USB 2.0 Plug & Play 24X DVD-DL Super-MultiDrive, up to 24X DVD, 16X DVD Dual Layer, 48X CDRW Burn Speeds. Solution Includes: Prosoft DataBackup III(OS X) & NovaStor(Win), DiscLabel software. New, 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty. (VLU2SD24XS)

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OWC Value Line

24X USB 2.0 External DVD Writer
with Software

Mac / PC / USB 2.0 & 1.1
  • Mac
  • PC
  • USB
Add Plug and Play CD and DVD disc burning to any USB equipped computer.
The OWC Value Line Optical Drive Solution makes CD & DVD burning Plug and Play easy. A fast USB 2.0 interface and a lightweight plastic 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.
Bundled with the OWC Disc Labeling Software Suite
Whether you're labeling your finished discs with adhesive labels, using inkjet-printable discs, or laser burning via LightScribe or LabelFlash; OWC has included the software give your discs a polished, professional, finished look. The suite includes software for creating jewel case inserts and DVD covers as well. A $39.95 value included.
Note: This drive is NOT LightScribe or LabelFlash equipped.
Total Backup & Archive Solution
Backing up to optical media is becoming increasing more popular - especially for photos, audio files and video. This optical solution includes all the software you need to archive your data on either a Mac or a PC. Don't let your only copy be the one on your hard drive - optical media is durable, portable and easy to store.
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/

Includes

OWC Value Line includes
  • OWC Value Line USB Drive
  • UL Listed U.S./International Auto Switching 100 ~ 240v, 50/60Hz input, 12 Volt 2 Amp, 5 Volt 3 Amp output Power Supply (adapter plugs for International use sold separately). For replacement power supply, click here.
  • USB A-B Connecting Cable - 3'
  • Backup and Utility software
    • ProSoft Engineering® Data Backup for Mac OS X v10.2.8 or later
    • NovaStor NovaBACKUP® for Windows 2000 or later
  • OWC Disc Labeling Software Bundle
    • LightScribe System Software
    • LightScribe Simple Labeler
    • Smile On My Mac: DiskLabel

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Product Specifications:

Chipset

  • Sunplus IT SATALink SPIF303

Standard Mechanism

    LG Super-Multi Specs:

    General

    Drive Type
    Internal DVD/CD Writer
    Form Factor
    5.25" Desktop
    Interface
    SATA
    Loading Mechanism
    Tray
    Bezel Color
    Black
    Buffer Memory
    0.75MB
    Mounting Orientation
    Horizontal / Vertical
    Manufacturer Model Number
    GH24NS95
    RoHS Compliant
    Yes

    Performance

    Access Time
    DVD-ROM: 130ms typ.
    CD-ROM: 110ms typ.
    Supported Formats
    DVD-ROM (SL/DL), DVD±R (SL/DL), DVD±RW, DVD-RAM, M-DISC, CD-R/RW/ROM, CD-DA, Video CD

    Capacity

    Data Capacity
    8.5GB : DVD General Use Double Layer
    4.6GB : DVD General Use
    700MB : 79 minute CD
    650MB : 74 minute CD
    550MB : 63 minute CD

    Disk Labeling

    Disc Labeling
    No

    Physical

    Height (max)
    41.3mm (1.6")
    Width (max)
    146.0mm (5.7")
    Length (max)
    165mm (6.5")
    Weight (typical)
    0.70kg (1.54lbs.)

    Environment

    Operating Temperature
    5° C to 45° C
    Non-Operating Temperature
    -30° C to 60° C
    Operating Humidity
    15% to 80% R.H.
    Non-Operating Humidity
    10% to 90 % R.H.

    Maximum Read Speeds

    DVD-RAM
    12X
    DVD-R
    16X
    DVD+R
    16X
    DVD-R (Dual Layer)
    12X
    DVD+R (Dual Layer)
    12X
    DVD-RW
    13X
    DVD+RW
    13X
    DVD-ROM
    16X
    DVD-ROM (Dual Layer)
    12X
    CD-ROM
    48X
    CD-R
    48X
    CD-RW
    40X

    Maximum Write Speeds

    DVD-RAM
    5X
    DVD-R
    24X
    DVD+R
    24X
    DVD-R DL
    8X
    DVD+R DL
    8X
    DVD-RW
    6X
    DVD+RW
    8X
    CD-R
    48X
    CD-RW
    24X

    Reliability

    System Requirements

    Mac
    Compatible with any Mac Pro system with a SATA interface. The 'Woodcrest' or 'Harpertown' Mac Pro uses an IDE interface and is not compatible with this drive.
    DVD Player Support:
    Mac OS X 10.3 (all versions) - DVD player works perfectly
    Mac OS X previous to OS X 10.3 - DVD player not supported
    Mac OS 9 or earlier - DVD player not supported
    PC
    Compatible with any PC system running Windows 2000 or later with a SATA drive interface. Please see your burning software application manufacturer's website for specific support of this drive mechanism.
    OWC Notes:
    1. At this time, there is no native support for this drive when using earlier versions of Mac OS X. Patching this drive for support under earlier versions of Mac OS X is possible using Christian Moller's PatchBurn Software.
    2. Requires disabling of hard disk sleep in Mac Pro Systems to prevent drive from disappearing during sleep. To disable hard disk sleep go to the Apple --->System Preferences ---> Energy Saver and uncheck "Put the hard disk(s) to sleep when possible."
  • LG Super-Multi Drive 24X DVD/CD Writer

Optical Drive Support

  • 5.25" SATA I/II optical drives (all CD & DVD devices and Blu-ray drives 6.7 in(17cm) and shorter)

LED Indicator

  • Preconfigured solutions only

Solution Material

  • ABS Plastic

Port Configuration

  • (1) USB 2.0 port

Max Data Transfer Rate

  • USB 2.0 - 480Mbps (or 60MB/sec)

Cooling

  • Fanless

Macintosh System 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.

Windows System Requirements

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

Power Supply

External Case Dimensions

  • 7.6 in (D) x 7.2 in (W) x 2 in (H)
    (19.30 cm x 18.28 cm x 5.08 cm)

Enclosure Weight

  • Less than 0.65lbs (0.29kg)

Operating Environment:

Temperature

  • (operating) 5°C - 55°C (41°F - 131°F)
  • (non-operating) -40°C - 65°C (-40°F - 149°F)

Relative Humidity

  • (operating) 8% - 90% RH (Non-condensing)
  • (non-operating) 5% - 95% RH (Non-condensing)

Shock

  • (operating) 65G 2ms
  • (non-operating) 175G 2ms

Warranty

Manufacturer provided specifications for Other World Computing p/n VLU2SD24XS UPC#: 794504326857

Software

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
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 24X Value Line Mfr P/N: VLU2SD24XS OWC SKU: OWCVLU2SD24XS USB 2.0 External DVD Drive 1 Year OWC Brand Standard Limited Warranty Ships: Same Day only $49.00 Other World Computing VLU2SD24XS In Stock, Click to Buy Now
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