I have both read and written DVD’s using the drive, its reasonably quiet, and extremely easy to use.. On my unit the disks need firm pressure to seat onto the drive which again may suggest a problem waiting to happen. I purchased a 2 Metre USB 2. There was a problem loading the comments at the moment. If you have had a few pints expect to see it in bits on the floor the next morning.

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Furthermore these discs play perfectly in both my computer, and various DVD players I’ve tried them in.

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About Etau1088 Contact Us. Well as an Apple laptop user, who’s realised that Apples vaunted reliability does not always extend to their DVD drives having had 3 fail over recent yearsthis little gem is perfect it really is little – being the size of two CD cases on top of each other. Please try again later.

Using a Lite-On eTDU-108 DVD drive with a Mac

It just did it, the same way it had done when the built-in drive worked. Get total confidence in your disc burns. So, a few months back, I bought a DVD cleaner disc through Amazon, hoping that would fix it – but it didn’t. Add to Wish List.

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Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems. I have a lot of machines round the house, and some time ago I stopped buying a DVD unit to put in each – it simply didn’t get enough use to justify it. If you want any help from me, just Hola. Weighing less than grams, only Top-rated Most recent Top-rated.


The cable is only about 20cm but I rooted through my old cable drawer to find a longer one. I am mostly using it for boot CD’s and app disks, for installation and maintenance of machines. LaCie introduces a new external DVD-burner. It works very well and it is much quicker at burning discs than any of my previous devices.

Slim and stylish, the drive has a simplistic design that is usually welcomed by the office users as well by all those who may use it on the go. There’s nothing to set up, just connect it and it’s ready.

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Advertised performance on this website is based on maximum theoretical value. If you want to burn a wider range eta1u08 disc types you’ll need to install extra software – this drive comes with Nero disc-burning software for Windows and Linux only.

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It etaj108 today the best business travel companion for mobile professionals. I installed the Nero 9 Essentials from the disc included in the package but to be honest the main feature I wanted Nero Vision for editing and burning videos is on a 1 month trial so if you only need the basics for burning and copying CD’s etc the free programme Efau108 Burner XP is a better choice and despite the name it does work fine with all versions of Windows 64 bit included.


I’m over the moon with the performance of this cheap little writer! The manual states that a replacement lead shouldn’t be more than 40 cm.

The USB aspect slows it down a bit, but for what I’m using it for that really doesn’t matter. Sometimes iTunes will hang, in which case you must force-quit it, then unplug the drive and plug it back in. I also suspected that most of the Mac reviewers were running older systems than the new OS I have a 60 cm USB extension lead permanently hooked up, in order to be able to attach camera, iPhone and other peripherals without having to fiddle on the back of the iMac, so would that work?

No icon appears on my laptop Macbook Air. Buffalo has launched a new external DVD-burner. It has been quite some time since we have reported the arrival of new drives capable of writing on Blu Ray media, but Pioneer has recently announced a new addition to the line up.