External DVD Writer (SE-208DB)



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
  • AV Connectivity
  • Windows 7 compatibility
  • MAC OS Compatible
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’s Slim External DVD Writer by connecting it to a compatible Samsung Notebook. Engineered to free you from power cords and AC adapters, you don’t need to be in your office to write DVDs. Thanks to its USB BUS power source you can write at a fast 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.
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 portability. A breeze to carry with you while travelling, this sleek, sophisticated DVD writer is always ready for on-the-go assignments*. * USB Cable sold separately required to connect to Computer
Enjoy the AV connectivity!

Enjoy the AV connectivity!

Compatible Samsung AV devices such as a compatible TV can be used to play multimedia files by connecting Samsung External ODD via USB cable sold separately. 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 multimedia.
Windows® 7 compatibility

Windows® 7 compatibility

The Samsung Slim External DVD Writer was engineered For compatibility, including Win dows® 7.

MAC OS Compatible

The Samsung Slim External DVD Writer is compatible with MAC OS. Mac and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Buffer Underrun Free

Buffer Underrun Free

Buffer Under Run Errors result from writing speed exceeding that of the data transfer speed. Buffer 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 helps keeps you up to date by continually supporting compatible media and allowing you to upgrade to the latest firmware versions* through your Internet connection. *Internet connection required. Data and and subscription charges may apply.

General Feature

  • Drive TypeDVD Writer
  • Enclosure TypeExternal
  • Drive HeightSlim (12.7mm)
  • Loading TypeTray
  • InterfaceUSB 2.0 / 3.0
  • DrIve MountingHorizontal
  • Buffer Memory1MB
  • 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/seconds)
    • Read8X (10.8MB/seconds)
  • DVD+R Dual Layer

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

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

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

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

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

    • Read8X (10.8MB/seconds)

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

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

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

    • Read24X (3.6MB/seconds)
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Performance Feature

  • Average Access Time

    • DVD-ROM150ms
    • CD-ROM150ms


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

Physical Features

  • Product Weight&Dimension

    • Dimension (WxHxD)146.0 x 20.8 x 144.0mm
    • Weight0.3kg
  • Retail Kit Weight&Dimension

    • Dimension (WxHxD)169 x 47 x 181mm
    • Weight0.46kg


User Manual

1.21 MB, pdf, ENGLISH


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