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SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSBS

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  • Judy L.
  • 2/23/2015 6:36:47 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat little drive

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: Does everything a portable writer should do.

Cons: None.

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  • Robert N.
  • 1/3/2015 10:06:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNearly 2 years and going strong

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: Samsung quality. I bought this in March 2013 and it still works great. It's light and portable.

Cons: It often has trouble reading disks that are slightly dirty or scratched. It is not a fast drive.

Other Thoughts: I love Samsung stuff and this is no exception. It's good quality and works well with a few little quirks. I don't think you can go wrong with this for 30 bucks.

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  • owen k.
  • 11/22/2014 2:26:55 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat external

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: Works great. Had no problem being discovered.

Cons: -

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  • MR S.
  • 10/8/2014 2:00:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery interesting.

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: This writer is as simple as it gets. Plug it in ... pray ... and it works! I have only used it so far to install windows from it ... the bios picked it up easily and just ran.

Cons: It is VERY,VERY slow, at reading however. Meaning the USB3 bandwidth is not being used. It doesn't make sense providing a USB3 bandwidth connection when it won't even saturate USB2.x

Other Thoughts: It does not come with software (you must download that from the website).

No stars off for the speed though, I knew what I was getting into when I bought it.

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  • David K.
  • 10/6/2014 8:19:36 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSamsung 2.0

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: Works well - a little slow, but handles anything I ask it to do.

Cons: None of which I'm aware.

Other Thoughts: For some unknown reason, this is the third time I've been asked to write a review, but the first time that I've actually been able to enter the feedback page. Additionally, I was asked, for the third time, specifically if this writer would work with 8.1. My answer? How would I know? I'm still running XP, and from what I've seen of 8.1, I intend to stay with XP. Sorry, newegg!

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  • David Z.
  • 2/20/2014 4:00:44 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Performance

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: I purchased this to use with a MacBook Air. It meets every expectation i have.
Lightweight
Small footprint
Flawless performance
Satisfactory construction

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This is an outstanding external drive at an exceptionally good price. I use it frequently (3 or more discs a week).

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  • A B.
  • 12/4/2013 3:16:37 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsso so

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: sleek, attractive, samsung, price, light

Cons: so light sometimes I think I may break it, can slow down at odd times, sometimes needs to be unplugged after switching discs

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  • Gabriel U.
  • 11/27/2013 3:08:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat USB DVD Drive

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: My Acer Aspire instantly recognized it and needed no driver installation. It also recognized it at startup, which is the most important thing. For being a single USB drive, it is actually quite fast. The single USB hookup is also a plus as my Aspire only has two USB ports.

Cons: It's not USB 3.0, but for what it is, it's still fast enough.

Other Thoughts: Had I waited a few more days I could have gotten the black one for the sale price. I only chose this one as it was seven dollars cheaper than the black one at the time. Now the prices are reversed. In the end, though, it doesn't really matter what color it is, as long as it works. (I guess if it were lime green with purple polka dots I might make an exception to that rule)

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  • Robert H.
  • 11/10/2013 10:30:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsMacbook Air (Mid 2013)

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: This drive works fine on my other computers.

Cons: I bought a 2013 Macbook Air and this drive won't work.

It must not supply enough power to keep the drive on.

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  • DucAnh N.
  • 11/3/2013 6:25:19 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery nice

This review is from: SAMSUNG USB 2.0 Slim External DVD Writer Model SE-208DB/TSLS

Pros: Nice, light, and not too expensive.
Convenience

Cons: The cable looks cheap, if you can, buy another one separate with better quality.

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