External DVD Writer (SE-208AB)



Recycling Batteries Responsibly

  • The European Directive on Batteries and Accumulators aims to minimise the impact of batteries on the environment and encourage the recovery of the materials they contain. In the UK, regulations on the recycling of batteries and accumulators (rechargeable batteries) were Introduced in 2009. The Waste Batteries Regulations aim to significantly increase UK collection and recycling of used portable batteries from 3% in 2007 to 25% by 2012, rising to at least 45% in 2016.

  • The battery symbol on a product or on its packaging indicates that the product must not be disposed of with general household waste. Instead, it is the consumer’s responsibility to dispose of their waste batteries at a designated collection point so that they can be recycled. The separate collection and recycling of batteries at the time of dispo sal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that they are recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. A comprehensive list of battery recycling centres can be obtained from: www.recycle-more.co.uk

  • All Samsung products that are subject to the Batteries Directive are compliant with the UK battery and accumulator Requirements. In accordance with national law, SAMSUNG Electronics (UK) Ltd is a member of an approved batteries producer compliance scheme. This scheme collects, treats and disposes of batteries on Samsung’s behalf.

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At a Glance
  • USB - Powered for powerful on the go capability
USB-powered for powerful on-the-go capability.

USB-powered for powerful on-the-go capability.

Whether you’re in a café, on a plane or sitting at a park bench, you can power up a Samsung Slim External DVD Writer. Engineered to free you from power cords and AC adapters, you no longer need to be in your office to write DVDs. Thanks to its USB BUS power source (as long as your laptop is charged) you can write at maximum speed with no outlet in sight. So, don’t let your hectic schedule slow you down, Our Slim External DVD Writer was built to help you keep up.
Slim & Stylish

Slim & Stylish

Get the right look with Samsung Portable ODD, which is simply oozing with sophistication. It has a stunning, slim design with flowing curves . Within this slim and lightweight design is a great moblie performance. Samsung Portable ODD has premium finishes and a lightweight arching curved design that is beautiful from every angle. It's a minimalist look that is both simple and sophisticated.
Travel light with this travel writer.

Travel light with this travel writer.

We didn’t just engineer the Samsung Slim External DVD Writer to exceed expectations, we made it this compact and lightweight because we know that today’s hectic mobile lifestyles demand ultra-portability. A breeze to carry with you while traveling, this sleek, sophisticated DVD writer is always ready for on-the-go assignments*. * USB Cable required to connect to Computer
Enjoy the AV connectivity!

Enjoy the AV connectivity!

Compatible AV devices such as TV can be used to play multimedia files by connecting Samsung External ODD via USB cable. Just give it two light touches with your fingers to open and close the Tray, and the Drive goes into AV connectivity mode. It lets you enjoy a variety of content including music, pictures and video From now, Samsung external ODD is not only for storage but also for playing mulimedia!

Windows 7 compatibility

The Samsung Slim External DVD Writer was engineered for compatibility, including Windows 7*. * For more information about compatible programs, please click onto the specs tab for this product located above.

MAC OS Compatible

Good news for MAC users: the Samsung Slim External DVD Writer is not only completely compatible with MAC OS, it has received Apple’s official approval. So whether you prefer MAC or Windows for PC, you’re always in business.
Buffer Underrun Free

Buffer Underrun Free

Buffer Under Run Errors result from writing speed exceeding that of the data transfer speed – a common frustrating occurrence during high speed writing. But Bufffer Under Run technology helps prevent these obstacles from occurring while enabling PC multitasking.
Firmware Live Update

Firmware Live Update

The Samsung Slim External DVD Writer keeps you at the cutting edge by continually supporting new media and automatically upgrading to the latest firmware versions* through your Internet connection. * Internet connection, download usage and subscription charges may apply.

General Feature

  • Drive TypeDVD Writer
  • Enclosure TypeExternal
  • Drive HeightSlim (12.7mm)
  • Loading TypeTray
  • InterfaceUSB 2.0
  • DrIve MountingHorizontal
  • Buffer Memory1.0MB
  • Supported Disc FormatsDVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, CD+E (G), CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM XA, Mixed Mode CD, CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video-CD), Multisession CD (Photo-CD, CD-EXTRA, Portfolio)

Data Transfer Rate

  • DVD+R

    • Write8X (10.8MB/sec)
    • Read8X (10.8MB/sec)
  • DVD+R Dual Layer

    • Write6X (8.1MB/sec)
    • Read6X (8.1MB/sec)
  • DVD-R

    • Write8X (10.8MB/sec)
    • Read8X (10.8MB/sec)
  • DVD-R Dual Layer

    • Write6X (8.1MB/sec)
    • Read6X (8.1MB/sec)
  • DVD+RW

    • Write8X (10.8MB/sec)
    • Read8X (10.8MB/sec)
  • DVD-RW

    • Write6X (8.1MB/sec)
    • Read8X (10.8MB/sec)

    • Write5X (6.75MB/sec)
    • Read5X (6.75MB/sec)
  • CD-R

    • Write24X (3.6MB/sec)
    • Read24X (3.6MB/sec)
  • CD-RW

    • Write24X (3.6MB/sec)
    • Read24X (3.6MB/sec)
  • CD-ROM

    • Read24X (3.6MB/sec)
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Performance Feature

  • Average Access Time

    • CD-ROM150ms
    • DVD-ROM150ms


  • AV ConnectivityYes
  • Speed Adjustment Technology: S.A.TYes
  • Double O.P.C TechnologyYes
  • Firmware Live UpdateYes
  • Tilt Actuator Compensation Technology: T.A.CYes
  • Buffer Underrun Free TechnologyYes
  • E-Co Product : RoHSYes

Physical Features

  • Retail Kit Weight&Dimension

    • Dimension (WxHxD)169 x 181 x 47mm
    • Weight460g
  • Product Weight&Dimension

    • Dimension (WxHxD)146.0 x 20.8 x 144.0mm
    • Weight300g


User Manual

0.56 MB, pdf, ENGLISH


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