Transcend, a pioneer in the manufacturing of storage and multimedia products has announced the launch of its thinnest ever 8X slim portable CD/DVD writer. The device features a thickness of mere 13.9 mm which is the thinnest ever specification released by Transcend.
It has been designed to suit the needs and requirements of the latest generation thin-and-light ultrabooks and laptops. The CD/DVD writer can be used for playing movies, backing up of the files while on the move and for installing any software if needed. It is designed and developed for working well with the new generation ultrabooks that does not feature an in-built disc drive.
Transcend 8X slim portable CD/DVD Writer is designed in a sleek manner for comfortably fitting in user’s handbags or laptop bags. Around 44% weight is saved compared to standard external optical drives. One of the major attractions of this product is its ability to get power directly from the USB ports for delivering enhanced multimedia experience whenever required.
The CD/DVD writer also is embedded with CyberLink Power2Go known to be powerful media writing software. Users can also try a 30-day trial version which comes as a bonus for those willing to enjoy the CyberLink Media Show.
Users will be able to do the following functions with Transcend CD/DVD Writer.
- Burning of music and video
- Burning bootable discs in various CD and DVD formats
- Producing the media files with a simpler software interface
Transcend slim CD/DVD Writer is compatible with most of the operating systems such as;
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista
- Windows XP
- Mac OS
It supports multi layer recordable DVD media formats. The device is capable of offering 8x DVD writer speeds and 24x CD writer speeds. It is available for retail purchase at a price tag of $59 (approximately Rs. 3,300). It is coming with a two-year limited warranty.