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Asus ZenDrive 8x DVD-RW USB-C External Optical Drive - Black

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Product Description:

Asus ZenDrive 8x DVD-RW USB-C External Optical Drive - Black

ASUS ZenDrive U9M is an ultra-slim external DVD Writer which supports USB Type-C and Type-A interfaces, provides two cables to allow data transmission including PC and Mac. Its sophisticated Zen-inspired design with concentric-circle hairline finish demonstrated the aesthetics of technology.


Stylish and Zen-inspired Design
• ASUS ZenDrive U9M packages its function in a minimalist design, featuring an ultra-slim 13 mm form factor and a Zen-inspired design with a concentric-circle hairline finish that adds sophisticated aesthetics to any computer setup. The simplicity of design, making it the perfect companion to thin and light laptops.

Double Interface Compatibility
• ASUS ZenDrive U9M offers two cables which USB Type-C and Type-A interface support a variety of laptops including PC and Mac. The reversible Type-C for any-way-up connectivity convenience, enable ultra-fast data transmission from compatible devices.

Save Your Precious Memories for 1,000 Years
• ASUS ZenDrive U9M supports M-DISC, an archival-quality storage solution designed to help users protect their most precious digital memories — such as family photos and home videos — Compared to hard drives, flash drives, and other writable media, which have the storage lifetime of around 8 years, M-DISC burning technology engraves recorded data into a patented rock-like layer that is resistant to extreme conditions, allowing you to save your lifetime memories and important data for 1,000 years or more.

The Most Robust Backup Solution
• ASUS ZenDrive U9M provides a complete, easy-to-use backup solution. Intuitive, bundled software called CyberLink Power2Go 8 and PowerBackup, simplifies the disc-burning process and offers optional encryption functionality to protect your private files, further provides auto backup data archiving. It also comes with wireless backup from Android device to computer by Nero BackItUp application. Together, these powerful functions protect your information and minimize the risk of data loss to give you peace of mind.


Read Speed:
• 4x Read: DVD Video Playback
• 10x Read: Audio CD Playback, VCD Playback
• 24x Read: CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM

Write Speed:
• 4x Write: DVD+R(M-DISC)
• 6x Write0: DVD-RW, DVD+R(DL), DVD-R(DL)
• 8x Write: DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW
• 24x Write: CD-R, CD-RW

Writing Mode:
• DVD+R & DVD+R(DL): Sequential Recording/Incremental Write
• DVD-R & DVD-R(DL): DAO/Incremental Recording
• DVD+RW: Random Write
• DVD-RW: DAO/Restricted Overwrite/Incremental Recording
• CD-R/RW: DAO/TAO/SAO/Packet Write
• Access time: DVD: 160 ms, CD: 140 ms

• Disc Formats: Audio CD, CD-I, CD-Extra, Photo CD, CD-Text, CD-ROM/XA, Multi-session CD, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM , DVD±R(SL/DL), DVD±RW, DVD-ROM(SL/DL), DVD Video
• Disc Diameters: 12cm/8cm

• Colour: Black
• Interface: USB 2.0 (Compatible with USB Type-C and Type-A)
• Temperature: Operating : 5 - 40'C, Storage : -30 - 60'C
• Humidity: Operating: 15 % ~ 80 % (Non-condensing), Storage: 10 % ~ 90 % (Non-condensing)
• Mounting Orientation: Horizontal
• Dimensions: 142.5 x 135.5 x 13.9 (LxWxH)
• Weight: 245g


• CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz, AMD Athlon 2100+ or higher
• RAM: 512 MB or more
• Storage: 10GB or higher
• OS: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher


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Is this Asus ZenDrive Optical Drive compatible with Windows 11?


Yes, the Asus ZenDrive 8x DVD-RW USB-C External Optical Drive is compatible with Windows 11.


Does the Asus ZenDrive DVD-RW USB-C External Optical Drive have a USB-C input?


Unfortunately, no. This Asus ZenDrive External Optical Drive does not have a USB-C input. It has a USB-A input but allows for USB-A to USB-C connection.

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