Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search

ASUS USB 2.0 External DVD-Writer Model SDRW-08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

  • Mac OS & WIN8 Compactible
  • World's Thinnest DVD-Writer
  • 8X DVD writing speed
  • Built-in Hidden stand saves space and increases mobility
  • Drag-and-Burn with 3 easy steps to complete disc burning
IronEgg
BUY WITH CONFIDENCE
This product qualifies for the Iron Egg guarantee. We'll match any qualifying competitor's price.
  • Pin It
  • Email this page
ICON Loading...

Learn more about the ASUS SDRW-08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the ASUS SDRW-08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

Do you own this product? Write a Review

ICON Loading...

Filter Results

Go

Showing 3 of 3 reviews - Clear Filters

  • James N.
  • 1/25/2015 6:56:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsASUS External DVD-Writer SDRW_08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

This review is from: ASUS USB 2.0 External DVD-Writer Model SDRW-08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

Pros: Worked right out of the box, no need to install any software to use it. Connected it into to a USB port and it was immediately recognized as a DVD/CD device on my computer that has Win8.1 OS.

The provided cable is plenty long enough. Looks and feels like a high quality device. The retail packaging that it comes with is sturdy and can be used to store the unit when it isn't being used.

Eliminates the need for having a DVD/CD device permanently installed n a computer case that rarely gets used and allows for using smaller cases. Easily transported and stored.

Cons: Seemed a little slow but as it is uses the USB 2.0 interface, that was expected.

Other Thoughts: Would have preferred a USB 3.0 interface external DVD/CD for the higher speed but cost was prohibitive ( about 4X higher).

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • James K.
  • 10/23/2014 10:26:04 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDoes the job with no hassle

This review is from: ASUS USB 2.0 External DVD-Writer Model SDRW-08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

Pros: Cracked this open, ignored the directions. Hooked it up to a new iMac with the included USB cable, popped the drawer button and dropped in a Win 7 DVD, closed the drawer and fired up Parallels to install a Win 7 VM. It worked flawlessly. In other words it reminds me a lot of what America used to be. Been a while since I bought any piece of tech equipment that didn't involve a hassle and if there is an expert in this area I am it. 30+ years in Wintel from the screen to the metal as a user and developer, I've seen and done it all and I know when I see quality.

Cons: none. none whatsoever. Jaw dropping in fact.

Other Thoughts: The best programs and the best hardware devices have a quality of invisibility. You don't think about them. They just work. This qualifies.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 9/10/2014 7:30:26 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsSeem Like Sturdy Little Units

This review is from: ASUS USB 2.0 External DVD-Writer Model SDRW-08U5S-U/SIL/G/AS

Pros: We recently purchased 3. It is getting harder to find DVD burners on laptops, and even docking stations are starting to come without a DVD burner.

They are quite compact, and seem fairly rugged for what they are.

We have not used them much. We really just need them around for those occasions when a DVD Reader/Writer is needed. However, the one I tested worked fine.

Cons: I need a minimum of 5 words here.

Other Thoughts: Unless we become aware of quality issues, we will continue to buy this brand as needed.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

Compare Offers from All Sellers

Seller Name & Rating Offer Details  
ICON Loading...

Send It As A Gift!

gift services details

More Buying Options

Are you an E-Blast Insider? Subscribe Newegg e-Blast
PayPal
Shop without retyping payment details. Secure shopping made faster.
Check out with PayPal.

Related Products
8X DVD R 6X DVD RW 24X CD ...
KFLY External USB 2.0 Slim DVD CD R/RW
Description:
8X DVD R 6X DVD RW 24X CD R 24X CD RW 8X DVD ROM 24X CD ROM 2MB Cache
8x DVD+R 8x DVD+RW 6x DVD+R DL 8x ...
New Memorex MRX-650LE CD DVD ± RW DL
Description:
8x DVD+R 8x DVD+RW 6x DVD+R DL 8x DVD R 6x DVD RW 24x CD R 24x CD RW 8x DVD ROM 24x CD ROM
24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 6X ...
LG USB 2.0 External Super Multi DVD Rewriter
Description:
24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 6X DVD RW 48X CD R 24X CD RW 48X CD ROM 2MB Cache
8x DVD+R 8x DVD+RW 6x DVD+R DL 8x ...
New External White USB Slim 8x DVDRW DL
Description:
8x DVD+R 8x DVD+RW 6x DVD+R DL 8x DVD R 6x DVD RW 24x CD R 24x CD RW 24x DVD ROM 24x CD ROM
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China | Taiwan
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2015 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.